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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    
 
 
    May 2019
Name May 2019 Apr 2019 May 2018 Units
Monthly, Number of unemployed persons
Total, 16 years and over
5,503 5,387 5,756 Thous. of Persons
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
4,204 4,254 4,467 Thous. of Persons
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
35 17 23 Thous. of Persons
Construction
294 439 415 Thous. of Persons
Manufacturing
369 483 546 Thous. of Persons
Durable goods
215 265 340 Thous. of Persons
Nondurable goods
154 218 206 Thous. of Persons
Wholesale and retail trade
822 829 885 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and utilities
299 255 223 Thous. of Persons
Information
77 87 100 Thous. of Persons
Financial activities
162 210 167 Thous. of Persons
Professinal and business services
600 611 669 Thous. of Persons
Education and health services
609 512 563 Thous. of Persons
Leisure and hospitality
745 647 706 Thous. of Persons
Other services
194 164 171 Thous. of Persons
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
99 121 95 Thous. of Persons
Government workers
445 347 425 Thous. of Persons
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
198 208 239 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.4 3.3 3.6 %
Nonagricultural private wage and salary workers
3.3 3.3 3.5 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
5.0 2.4 3.0 %
Construction
3.2 4.7 4.4 %
Manufacturing
2.3 3.0 3.4 %
Durable goods
2.2 2.6 3.4 %
Nondurable goods
2.5 3.6 3.5 %
Wholesale and retail trade
4.2 4.3 4.5 %
Transportation and utilities
4.1 3.4 3.2 %
Information
3.0 3.5 3.5 %
Financial activities
1.7 2.1 1.7 %
Professinal and business services
3.4 3.5 4.0 %
Education and health services
2.4 2.1 2.3 %
Leisure and hospitality
5.0 4.5 4.9 %
Other services
2.9 2.5 2.5 %
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers
5.4 7.3 5.8 %
Government workers
2.1 1.6 2.0 %
Self-employed, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers
2.0 2.2 2.3 Thous. of Persons
   

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