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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    
 
 
    May 2018
Name May 2018 Apr 2018 May 2017 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
5,756 5,932 6,572 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,467 4,533 5,074 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
23 39 20 Thous. of Persons
Construction
415 623 502 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
546 521 504 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
340 308 327 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
206 212 178 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
885 843 916 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
223 207 262 Thous. of Persons
Information
100 62 123 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
167 155 232 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
669 596 690 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
563 555 675 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
706 719 905 Thous. of Persons
Other services
171 212 245 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
95 137 103 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
425 433 471 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
239 300 297 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.6 3.7 4.1 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.5 3.6 4.0 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
3.0 4.7 2.5 %
Construction
4.4 6.5 5.3 %
Manufacturing
3.4 3.3 3.2 %
Durable goods
3.4 3.1 3.3 %
Nondurable goods
3.5 3.5 3.1 %
Wholesale and retail trade
4.5 4.2 4.7 %
Transportation and utilities
3.2 3.0 4.2 %
Information
3.5 2.3 4.7 %
Financial activities
1.7 1.6 2.3 %
Professinal and business services
4.0 3.5 4.1 %
Education and health services
2.3 2.3 2.8 %
Leisure and hospitality
4.9 5.2 6.3 %
Other services
2.5 3.1 3.6 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
5.8 9.0 6.0 %
Government workers
2.0 2.0 2.2 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
2.3 2.9 3.0 Thous. of Persons
   

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