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(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: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Beginning in 2014, data are classified using the 2012 Census industry classification system derived from the 2012 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Data for 2009-13 were classified using the 2007 Census industry classification system derived from the 2007 NAICS. Data for 2003-08 were classified using the 2002 Census industry classification system derived from the 2002 NAICS. Data for 2000-02 were classified using the 2000 Census industry classification system derived from the 1997 NAICS. More information is online at http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsoccind.htm.
Last Modified Date: February 6, 2015
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