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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
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

11,462 9,787 7.3 6.3

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

8,391 7,200 6.9 5.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

59 74 5.3 6.3

Construction

758 678 9.1 7.7

Manufacturing

968 787 6.2 5.0

Durable goods

542 506 5.5 5.1

Nondurable goods

427 281 7.4 4.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,454 1,160 7.2 5.8

Transportation and utilities

417 412 6.8 6.3

Information

192 131 6.6 4.5

Financial activities

347 322 3.8 3.5

Professional and business services

1,224 1,039 8.0 6.5

Education and health services

1,211 1,068 5.4 4.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,326 1,149 9.3 8.1

Other services

434 382 6.5 5.8

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

147 145 9.4 8.1

Government workers

961 798 4.6 3.9

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

524 473 5.1 4.8

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: September 05, 2014
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