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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
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,307 8,805 6.5 5.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

7,366 6,382 5.9 5.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

34 79 3.0 8.1

Construction

666 474 7.5 5.5

Manufacturing

825 690 5.2 4.3

Durable goods

510 408 5.2 4.0

Nondurable goods

315 282 5.4 4.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,283 1,183 6.2 5.8

Transportation and utilities

372 317 6.0 5.1

Information

128 115 4.5 4.1

Financial activities

341 221 3.6 2.3

Professional and business services

1,066 860 6.7 5.4

Education and health services

1,051 978 4.8 4.3

Leisure and hospitality

1,171 1,140 8.1 7.7

Other services

430 327 6.3 4.9

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

93 85 5.7 5.0

Government workers

937 872 4.6 4.2

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

432 343 4.4 3.3

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: August 07, 2015
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