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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.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,537 8,682 6.8 5.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

8,110 6,736 6.7 5.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

60 84 5.3 8.0

Construction

950 831 11.3 9.5

Manufacturing

826 734 5.4 4.8

Durable goods

471 469 4.9 4.8

Nondurable goods

355 265 6.2 4.7

Wholesale and retail trade

1,414 1,252 6.8 6.0

Transportation and utilities

424 263 6.8 4.3

Information

161 84 5.1 3.0

Financial activities

403 248 4.2 2.6

Professional and business services

1,273 1,019 8.1 6.5

Education and health services

900 742 4.0 3.3

Leisure and hospitality

1,312 1,135 10.2 8.6

Other services

386 344 6.2 5.4

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

213 251 14.9 14.9

Government workers

681 509 3.2 2.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

485 456 4.9 4.5

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 03, 2015
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