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Current Population Survey (Household Data):
Table A-14. Unemployed persons by industry and class of worker, Not seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Dec 2019
Name Dec 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2018 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
5,503 5,441 6,029 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,207 4,165 4,605 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
31 24 21 Thous. of Persons
Construction
489 428 493 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
422 427 441 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
246 290 231 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
175 137 210 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
726 684 753 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
196 220 280 Thous. of Persons
Information
48 39 103 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
236 221 248 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
546 641 723 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
604 586 519 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
685 683 814 Thous. of Persons
Other services
225 212 211 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
185 136 151 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
393 408 526 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
266 211 251 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.4 3.3 3.7 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.2 3.2 3.6 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
3.8 3.2 2.6 %
Construction
5.0 4.4 5.1 %
Manufacturing
2.7 2.7 2.8 %
Durable goods
2.5 2.9 2.3 %
Nondurable goods
3.1 2.4 3.5 %
Wholesale and retail trade
3.6 3.4 3.7 %
Transportation and utilities
2.6 3.0 3.9 %
Information
1.9 1.6 3.9 %
Financial activities
2.3 2.1 2.4 %
Professinal and business services
3.1 3.6 4.3 %
Education and health services
2.4 2.3 2.1 %
Leisure and hospitality
5.0 4.9 6.0 %
Other services
3.2 3.1 3.0 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
9.6 7.7 8.6 %
Government workers
1.8 1.8 2.5 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
2.7 2.1 2.5 Thous. of Persons
   

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