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Data Retrieval: Labor Force Statistics (CPS)
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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)

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) 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: Beginning in 2014, data are classified using the 2012 Census industry classification system derived from the 2012 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Data for 2009-13 were classified using the 2007 Census industry classification system derived from the 2007 NAICS. Data for 2003-08 were classified using the 2002 Census industry classification system derived from the 2002 NAICS. Data for 2000-02 were classified using the 2000 Census industry classification system derived from the 1997 NAICS. More information is online at


Last Modified Date: July 8, 2015