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
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,556 5,766 4.1 3.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,063 4,468 4.0 3.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

24 13 3.0 1.7

Construction

433 412 4.7 4.1

Manufacturing

587 547 3.8 3.5

Durable goods

365 305 3.8 3.1

Nondurable goods

221 242 3.9 4.3

Wholesale and retail trade

843 810 4.1 4.0

Transportation and utilities

282 189 4.1 2.6

Information

141 62 5.1 2.3

Financial activities

240 271 2.5 2.7

Professional and business services

723 557 4.1 3.2

Education and health services

804 666 3.4 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

708 722 5.0 5.4

Other services

280 219 4.2 3.3

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

111 71 6.7 4.1

Government workers

438 416 2.1 2.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

312 251 3.1 2.5

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.

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Last Modified Date: October 05, 2018