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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    
 
 
    Nov 2017
Name Nov 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2016 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
6,286 6,242 7,066 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,752 4,810 5,415 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
20 39 37 Thous. of Persons
Construction
467 418 517 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
409 501 619 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
236 314 341 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
173 187 278 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
869 849 915 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
252 284 209 Thous. of Persons
Information
146 105 115 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
206 214 273 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
689 715 753 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
596 677 716 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
882 796 1,011 Thous. of Persons
Other services
216 210 249 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
125 79 156 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
439 462 449 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
326 311 376 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.9 3.9 4.4 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.8 3.8 4.3 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
2.4 4.8 4.7 %
Construction
5.0 4.5 5.7 %
Manufacturing
2.6 3.2 3.9 %
Durable goods
2.4 3.2 3.4 %
Nondurable goods
2.9 3.2 4.7 %
Wholesale and retail trade
4.2 4.2 4.4 %
Transportation and utilities
3.7 4.1 3.2 %
Information
5.2 3.9 4.2 %
Financial activities
2.1 2.2 2.8 %
Professinal and business services
4.0 4.1 4.5 %
Education and health services
2.5 2.9 3.1 %
Leisure and hospitality
6.6 5.8 7.1 %
Other services
3.2 3.1 3.8 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
7.2 4.3 9.6 %
Government workers
2.0 2.2 2.1 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
3.2 3.1 3.8 Thous. of Persons
   

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