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
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,413 6,555 4.7 4.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

5,735 5,121 4.6 4.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

86 36 9.5 4.7

Construction

530 585 6.0 6.3

Manufacturing

702 620 4.5 3.9

Durable goods

403 389 4.1 3.9

Nondurable goods

299 230 5.2 3.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,054 844 5.3 4.2

Transportation and utilities

305 216 4.6 3.5

Information

131 107 4.8 4.1

Financial activities

264 229 2.7 2.3

Professional and business services

846 819 5.2 4.9

Education and health services

632 612 2.7 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

893 819 6.5 5.9

Other services

292 234 4.4 3.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

148 118 8.9 6.9

Government workers

490 379 2.3 1.8

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

315 335 3.1 3.4

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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