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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
June
2019
June
2020
June
2019
June
2020

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,292 18,072 3.8 11.2

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,506 14,719 3.5 11.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

24 145 3.2 17.8

Construction

390 962 4.0 10.1

Manufacturing

450 1,383 2.8 9.1

Durable goods

285 872 2.8 9.2

Nondurable goods

165 511 2.8 8.9

Wholesale and retail trade

761 2,135 3.9 11.2

Transportation and utilities

272 923 3.7 12.9

Information

70 304 2.7 12.0

Financial activities

200 515 2.0 5.1

Professional and business services

650 1,527 3.6 8.6

Education and health services

750 2,107 3.0 8.6

Leisure and hospitality

739 3,792 4.9 28.9

Other services

200 927 3.0 14.5

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

96 87 5.9 5.4

Government workers

707 1,608 3.3 7.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

229 823 2.3 8.1

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. 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.

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2020