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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
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012

Total, 16 years and over(1)

13,520 11,742 8.8 7.6

Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers

10,375 8,935 8.7 7.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

55 48 6.2 4.9

Construction

1,110 954 13.3 11.9

Manufacturing

1,306 1,032 8.4 6.7

Durable goods

821 668 8.4 6.8

Nondurable goods

484 364 8.4 6.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,882 1,651 9.2 8.0

Transportation and utilities

458 372 7.8 6.3

Information

209 205 7.4 7.3

Financial activities

501 432 5.5 4.8

Professional and business services

1,509 1,253 10.1 8.2

Education and health services

1,241 1,204 5.7 5.5

Leisure and hospitality

1,492 1,312 11.3 9.7

Other services

613 473 9.4 7.1

Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers

169 153 11.1 10.0

Government workers

1,013 943 4.7 4.3

Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers

643 510 6.4 4.9

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: March 11, 2021