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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    
 
 
    Jan 2019
Name Jan 2019 Dec 2018 Jan 2018 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
7,140 6,029 7,189 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
5,401 4,605 5,622 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
44 21 29 Thous. of Persons
Construction
638 493 707 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
533 441 526 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
334 231 318 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
199 210 207 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
942 753 1,081 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
253 280 232 Thous. of Persons
Information
120 103 146 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
242 248 216 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
847 723 849 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
648 519 641 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
875 814 903 Thous. of Persons
Other services
259 211 293 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
257 151 168 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
567 526 474 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
369 251 354 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
4.4 3.7 4.5 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4.2 3.6 4.5 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
5.3 2.6 4.1 %
Construction
6.4 5.1 7.3 %
Manufacturing
3.3 2.8 3.4 %
Durable goods
3.3 2.3 3.3 %
Nondurable goods
3.4 3.5 3.7 %
Wholesale and retail trade
4.8 3.7 5.3 %
Transportation and utilities
3.6 3.9 3.5 %
Information
4.7 3.9 5.3 %
Financial activities
2.4 2.4 2.2 %
Professinal and business services
4.9 4.3 5.0 %
Education and health services
2.6 2.1 2.7 %
Leisure and hospitality
6.4 6.0 6.8 %
Other services
3.9 3.0 4.4 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
14.1 8.6 10 %
Government workers
2.6 2.5 2.2 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
3.7 2.5 3.5 Thous. of Persons
   

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