To see the last 10 years of data, select one or more series from the table below, then scroll down to click the "Retrieve data" button.
You can choose other years, reformat your returned information, or create differences using the "Reformat" button that will be shown with the retrieved information.
(Note: Annual average information is stored only with the "Not seasonally adjusted" series.)
Total, 16 years and over(1)
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
Wholesale and retail trade
Transportation and utilities
Professional and business services
Education and health services
Leisure and hospitality
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
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: Beginning in 2009, data are classified using the 2007 Census industry classification system derived from the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Data for 2000-08 were classified using the 2002 Census industry classification system derived from the 2002 NAICS. More information is online at http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsoccind.htm.
Last Modified Date: February 04, 2011
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