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
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,189 7,140 4.5 4.4

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,622 5,401 4.5 4.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

29 44 4.1 5.3

Construction

707 638 7.3 6.4

Manufacturing

526 533 3.4 3.3

Durable goods

318 334 3.3 3.3

Nondurable goods

207 199 3.7 3.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,081 942 5.3 4.8

Transportation and utilities

232 253 3.5 3.6

Information

146 120 5.3 4.7

Financial activities

216 242 2.2 2.4

Professional and business services

849 847 5.0 4.9

Education and health services

641 648 2.7 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

903 875 6.8 6.4

Other services

293 259 4.4 3.9

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

168 257 10.0 14.1

Government workers

474 567 2.2 2.6

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

354 369 3.5 3.7

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: February 01, 2019