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
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,441 6,730 4.6 4.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,230 4,819 4.1 3.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

32 29 4.5 3.4

Construction

469 333 4.9 3.4

Manufacturing

639 596 4.0 3.8

Durable goods

399 339 4.0 3.5

Nondurable goods

240 257 4.1 4.4

Wholesale and retail trade

970 841 4.8 4.1

Transportation and utilities

262 254 3.9 3.6

Information

111 114 4.3 4.2

Financial activities

230 233 2.3 2.3

Professional and business services

687 632 4.0 3.6

Education and health services

830 767 3.5 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

739 779 4.9 5.2

Other services

262 242 4.0 3.5

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

89 112 5.0 5.9

Government workers

872 744 4.1 3.6

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

310 253 3.2 2.5

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 03, 2018