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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 2018
Name Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2017 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
5,650 5,771 6,286 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,366 4,458 4,752 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
16 14 20 Thous. of Persons
Construction
375 352 467 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
465 504 409 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
273 260 236 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
192 245 173 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
803 794 869 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
256 217 252 Thous. of Persons
Information
95 84 146 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
213 205 206 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
618 691 689 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
563 649 596 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
729 747 882 Thous. of Persons
Other services
231 200 216 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
126 74 125 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
428 411 439 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
206 265 326 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.5 3.5 3.9 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.4 3.5 3.8 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
1.9 1.7 2.4 %
Construction
3.9 3.6 5.0 %
Manufacturing
2.9 3.2 2.6 %
Durable goods
2.7 2.5 2.4 %
Nondurable goods
3.2 4.3 2.9 %
Wholesale and retail trade
3.9 3.9 4.2 %
Transportation and utilities
3.7 3.1 3.7 %
Information
3.8 3.2 5.2 %
Financial activities
2.1 2.0 2.1 %
Professinal and business services
3.6 4.0 4.0 %
Education and health services
2.3 2.7 2.5 %
Leisure and hospitality
5.3 5.4 6.6 %
Other services
3.3 3.0 3.2 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
6.7 4.1 7.2 %
Government workers
2.0 1.9 2.0 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
2.1 2.6 3.2 Thous. of Persons
   

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