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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
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,682 8,116 5.6 5.1

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

6,736 6,187 5.5 5.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

84 87 8.0 9.8

Construction

831 768 9.5 8.7

Manufacturing

734 669 4.8 4.3

Durable goods

469 398 4.8 4.0

Nondurable goods

265 271 4.7 4.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,252 1,031 6.0 5.1

Transportation and utilities

263 262 4.3 3.9

Information

84 124 3.0 4.4

Financial activities

248 294 2.6 3.0

Professional and business services

1,019 910 6.5 5.5

Education and health services

742 788 3.3 3.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,135 981 8.6 7.2

Other services

344 273 5.4 4.3

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

251 176 14.9 10.7

Government workers

509 656 2.4 3.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

456 409 4.5 4.0

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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Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016
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