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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    
 
 
    Aug 2019
Name Aug 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2018 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
6,203 6,556 6,370 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,566 4,633 4,708 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
8 18 15 Thous. of Persons
Construction
361 386 328 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
512 472 498 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
282 295 254 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
229 178 244 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
799 779 874 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
308 277 247 Thous. of Persons
Information
121 103 94 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
217 169 266 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
582 635 611 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
668 757 743 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
728 805 808 Thous. of Persons
Other services
262 233 222 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
63 77 126 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
659 816 584 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
283 216 304 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.8 4.0 3.9 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.5 3.5 3.7 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
1.1 2.3 1.9 %
Construction
3.6 3.8 3.4 %
Manufacturing
3.2 3.0 3.2 %
Durable goods
2.8 3.0 2.6 %
Nondurable goods
3.9 3.1 4.3 %
Wholesale and retail trade
4.1 3.9 4.3 %
Transportation and utilities
4.2 3.7 3.4 %
Information
4.7 3.9 3.5 %
Financial activities
2.1 1.7 2.7 %
Professinal and business services
3.2 3.4 3.5 %
Education and health services
2.7 3.1 3.1 %
Leisure and hospitality
5.0 5.3 5.8 %
Other services
3.8 3.4 3.2 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
3.8 4.4 7.2 %
Government workers
3.1 3.9 2.8 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
2.8 2.1 3.0 Thous. of Persons
   

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