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Data Retrieval: Labor Force Statistics (CPS)
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Household Data

Table A-14. Unemployed persons by industry and class of worker, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]

Industry and class of worker Unemployed Unemployment

Total, 16 years and over(1)

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction



Durable goods

Nondurable goods

Wholesale and retail trade

Transportation and utilities


Financial activities

Professional and business services

Education and health services

Leisure and hospitality

Other services

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

Government workers

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

(1) People with no previous work experience and people whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Beginning in 2020, data are classified using the 2017 Census industry classification system derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Changes in classification affect comparability of data over time. More information about previous classification systems is online at
SOURCE: Current Population Survey


Last Modified Date: February 19, 2020