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.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,286 5,650 3.9 3.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

4,752 4,366 3.8 3.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

20 16 2.4 1.9

Construction

467 375 5.0 3.9

Manufacturing

409 465 2.6 2.9

Durable goods

236 273 2.4 2.7

Nondurable goods

173 192 2.9 3.2

Wholesale and retail trade

869 803 4.2 3.9

Transportation and utilities

252 256 3.7 3.7

Information

146 95 5.2 3.8

Financial activities

206 213 2.1 2.1

Professional and business services

689 618 4.0 3.6

Education and health services

596 563 2.5 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

882 729 6.6 5.3

Other services

216 231 3.2 3.3

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

125 126 7.2 6.7

Government workers

439 428 2.0 2.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

326 206 3.2 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: December 07, 2018