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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 2018
Name Dec 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2017 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
6,029 5,650 6,278 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,605 4,366 4,841 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
21 16 41 Thous. of Persons
Construction
493 375 554 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
441 465 505 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
231 273 289 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
210 192 217 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
753 803 841 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
280 256 208 Thous. of Persons
Information
103 95 108 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
248 213 143 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
723 618 712 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
519 563 706 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
814 729 833 Thous. of Persons
Other services
211 231 189 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
151 126 210 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
526 428 460 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
251 206 287 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.7 3.5 3.9 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.6 3.4 3.8 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
2.6 1.9 5.1 %
Construction
5.1 3.9 5.9 %
Manufacturing
2.8 2.9 3.3 %
Durable goods
2.3 2.7 3.0 %
Nondurable goods
3.5 3.2 3.8 %
Wholesale and retail trade
3.7 3.9 4.1 %
Transportation and utilities
3.9 3.7 3.0 %
Information
3.9 3.8 3.8 %
Financial activities
2.4 2.1 1.5 %
Professinal and business services
4.3 3.6 4.2 %
Education and health services
2.1 2.3 3.0 %
Leisure and hospitality
6.0 5.3 6.2 %
Other services
3.0 3.3 2.8 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
8.6 6.7 11.9 %
Government workers
2.5 2.0 2.2 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
2.5 2.1 2.9 Thous. of Persons
   

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