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
July
2018
July
2019
July
2018
July
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,730 6,556 4.1 4.0

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,819 4,633 3.7 3.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

29 18 3.4 2.3

Construction

333 386 3.4 3.8

Manufacturing

596 472 3.8 3.0

Durable goods

339 295 3.5 3.0

Nondurable goods

257 178 4.4 3.1

Wholesale and retail trade

841 779 4.1 3.9

Transportation and utilities

254 277 3.6 3.7

Information

114 103 4.2 3.9

Financial activities

233 169 2.3 1.7

Professional and business services

632 635 3.6 3.4

Education and health services

767 757 3.2 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

779 805 5.2 5.3

Other services

242 233 3.5 3.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

112 77 5.9 4.4

Government workers

744 816 3.6 3.9

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

253 216 2.5 2.1

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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Last Modified Date: August 02, 2019