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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 2017
Name Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2016 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
6,278 6,286 7,170 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,841 4,752 5,581 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
41 20 27 Thous. of Persons
Construction
554 467 670 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
505 409 630 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
289 236 366 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
217 173 264 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
841 869 955 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
208 252 241 Thous. of Persons
Information
108 146 87 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
143 206 251 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
712 689 879 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
706 596 667 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
833 882 899 Thous. of Persons
Other services
189 216 276 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
210 125 166 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
460 439 401 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
287 326 365 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.9 3.9 4.5 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.8 3.8 4.5 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
5.1 2.4 3.7 %
Construction
5.9 5.0 7.4 %
Manufacturing
3.3 2.6 4.0 %
Durable goods
3.0 2.4 3.7 %
Nondurable goods
3.8 2.9 4.5 %
Wholesale and retail trade
4.1 4.2 4.6 %
Transportation and utilities
3.0 3.7 3.6 %
Information
3.8 5.2 3.1 %
Financial activities
1.5 2.1 2.6 %
Professinal and business services
4.2 4.0 5.3 %
Education and health services
3.0 2.5 2.9 %
Leisure and hospitality
6.2 6.6 6.4 %
Other services
2.8 3.2 4.2 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
11.9 7.2 11.2 %
Government workers
2.2 2.0 1.9 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
2.9 3.2 3.6 Thous. of Persons
   

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