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Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2012-2013

Table 3. Employed persons 16 to 24 years of age by industry, class of worker, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, July 2012-2013
[Numbers in thousands. Data are not seasonally adjusted.]
Industry and class of worker Total White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
July
2012
July
2013
July
2012
July
2013
July
2012
July
2013
July
2012
July
2013
July
2012
July
2013

Total employed

19,461 19,684 15,498 15,679 2,323 2,315 718 794 3,799 3,897

Agriculture and related industries

419 355 392 331 4 8 1 1 90 77

Nonagricultural industries

19,043 19,330 15,106 15,348 2,319 2,307 717 793 3,709 3,820

Private wage and salary workers(1)

17,318 17,740 13,724 14,062 2,129 2,134 663 742 3,421 3,580

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

128 137 119 130 3 0 2 1 25 39

Construction

771 868 697 799 30 36 13 7 265 268

Manufacturing

1,278 1,306 1,047 1,033 121 138 51 92 292 240

Durable goods

776 826 640 643 66 88 37 60 126 127

Nondurable goods

502 480 407 390 56 50 14 32 166 113

Wholesale trade

319 339 296 279 12 34 5 9 92 85

Retail trade

3,772 3,756 2,856 2,853 599 558 136 155 636 765

Transportation and utilities

440 486 362 336 41 90 19 11 102 125

Information

340 317 257 257 50 38 15 18 51 44

Financial activities

696 649 576 513 52 80 40 33 135 130

Professional and business services

1,380 1,566 1,077 1,281 186 148 56 75 329 295

Education and health services

2,231 2,235 1,658 1,705 318 328 134 117 376 419

Leisure and hospitality

5,092 5,078 4,053 4,032 627 599 177 194 995 967

Other services

870 1,003 726 844 89 84 15 29 124 204

Government wage and salary workers

1,298 1,254 1,028 1,005 150 149 46 43 216 154

Federal

166 151 131 107 27 22 7 8 32 9

State

370 473 270 371 30 55 26 23 45 50

Local

762 630 628 527 93 72 13 11 139 95

Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

427 336 354 281 41 24 8 8 71 86

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 20, 2013
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