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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
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2021
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2021

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,404 5,964 6.5 3.7

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

8,460 4,739 6.7 3.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

89 34 13.1 5.8

Construction

930 497 9.6 5.0

Manufacturing

640 435 4.3 2.8

Durable goods

337 282 3.5 2.8

Nondurable goods

304 154 5.5 2.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,125 843 5.5 4.2

Transportation and utilities

627 264 8.4 3.3

Information

158 115 6.4 4.9

Financial activities

313 241 3.1 2.4

Professional and business services

1,071 707 6.1 3.8

Education and health services

1,013 505 4.1 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

2,042 861 16.7 6.7

Other services

453 237 7.4 3.7

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

189 155 11.0 9.8

Government workers

692 325 3.2 1.5

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

674 349 6.7 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. Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system into the Current Population Survey. This industry classification system is derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised.

Last Modified Date: January 07, 2022