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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
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,885 8,962 7.0 5.7

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

8,216 6,766 6.8 5.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

52 70 4.7 6.1

Construction

697 604 8.5 7.0

Manufacturing

1,093 700 6.9 4.5

Durable goods

630 447 6.3 4.6

Nondurable goods

463 253 7.9 4.3

Wholesale and retail trade

1,462 1,239 7.3 6.1

Transportation and utilities

369 351 6.0 5.3

Information

189 128 6.6 4.4

Financial activities

365 319 3.9 3.5

Professional and business services

1,167 1,006 7.5 6.4

Education and health services

1,174 896 5.2 3.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,236 1,110 9.0 8.3

Other services

413 342 6.4 5.3

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

147 131 9.4 7.5

Government workers

827 605 3.9 3.0

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

554 417 5.5 4.1

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: October 03, 2014
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