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
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,671 6,382 4.1 3.9

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,136 4,869 4.0 3.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

55 26 6.9 3.6

Construction

696 490 7.4 5.2

Manufacturing

511 475 3.3 2.9

Durable goods

304 254 3.1 2.5

Nondurable goods

208 221 3.6 3.6

Wholesale and retail trade

960 917 4.8 4.7

Transportation and utilities

241 262 3.6 3.6

Information

108 105 4.1 4.0

Financial activities

181 280 1.8 2.8

Professional and business services

714 678 4.2 3.9

Education and health services

619 583 2.6 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

808 827 5.8 5.8

Other services

242 224 3.6 3.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

147 195 9.7 11.5

Government workers

522 405 2.4 1.9

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

333 375 3.3 3.8

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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