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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
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,773 8,680 7.0 5.5

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

8,011 6,580 6.6 5.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

67 53 6.1 4.5

Construction

733 542 9.0 6.4

Manufacturing

956 658 6.2 4.3

Durable goods

609 424 6.1 4.4

Nondurable goods

348 235 6.3 4.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,355 1,031 6.8 5.1

Transportation and utilities

390 295 6.4 4.5

Information

217 139 7.9 4.7

Financial activities

442 331 4.6 3.6

Professional and business services

1,208 1,004 7.5 6.5

Education and health services

946 1,011 4.2 4.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,185 1,169 8.8 8.5

Other services

511 348 7.7 5.2

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

163 134 10.7 7.6

Government workers

920 564 4.4 2.7

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

509 384 5.1 3.8

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: November 07, 2014
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