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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
Nov.
2021
Nov.
2022
Nov.
2021
Nov.
2022

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,302 5,523 3.9 3.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,032 4,253 3.9 3.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

50 19 8.6 3.1

Construction

469 393 4.7 3.9

Manufacturing

478 401 3.1 2.7

Durable goods

296 254 3.0 2.6

Nondurable goods

182 148 3.3 2.7

Wholesale and retail trade

833 666 4.2 3.5

Transportation and utilities

455 360 5.5 4.2

Information

99 57 4.1 2.1

Financial activities

196 200 2.0 1.9

Professional and business services

700 702 3.8 3.7

Education and health services

555 521 2.3 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

988 769 7.5 5.8

Other services

209 165 3.3 2.5

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

79 85 5.4 5.6

Government workers

415 332 1.9 1.5

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

391 323 3.7 3.2

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: December 02, 2022