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
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,447 6,242 4.7 3.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,689 4,810 4.5 3.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

46 39 5.8 4.8

Construction

512 418 5.7 4.5

Manufacturing

693 501 4.3 3.2

Durable goods

432 314 4.3 3.2

Nondurable goods

260 187 4.3 3.2

Wholesale and retail trade

898 849 4.4 4.2

Transportation and utilities

251 284 3.7 4.1

Information

114 105 4.1 3.9

Financial activities

264 214 2.7 2.2

Professional and business services

924 715 5.5 4.1

Education and health services

795 677 3.4 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

928 796 6.7 5.8

Other services

263 210 4.0 3.1

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

85 79 5.3 4.3

Government workers

470 462 2.2 2.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

456 311 4.5 3.1

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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