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Table A-14. Unemployed persons by industry and class of worker, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-14. Unemployed persons by industry and class of worker, not seasonally adjusted
Industry and class of worker Number of
unemployed
persons
(in thousands)
Unemployment
rates
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,220 5,458 5.7 3.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

7,550 4,288 6.0 3.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

97 19 14.3 3.4

Construction

768 464 7.7 4.6

Manufacturing

861 489 5.8 3.2

Durable goods

505 312 5.5 3.3

Nondurable goods

357 177 6.3 3.0

Wholesale and retail trade

1,222 805 6.2 4.2

Transportation and utilities

530 287 6.8 3.4

Information

154 69 5.9 2.7

Financial activities

269 198 2.7 1.9

Professional and business services

1,036 551 5.9 3.0

Education and health services

846 556 3.4 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,372 641 10.8 4.8

Other services

395 209 6.2 3.3

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

139 62 8.9 4.3

Government workers

492 328 2.3 1.5

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

582 378 5.6 3.7

Footnotes
(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system into the Current Population Survey. This industry classification system is derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised.

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022