Unemployment rate in the United States by industry and class of worker in July 2014

Industry and class of workerUnemployment rate
Leisure and hospitality 8.1%
Construction 7.5%
Professional and business services 6.7%
Total* 6.5%
Other services 6.3%
Wholesale and retail trade 6.2%
Transportation and utilities 6%
Agriculture and related 5.7%
Manufacturing 5.2%
Education and health services 4.8%
Government workers 4.6%
Information 4.5%
Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers 4.4%
Financial activities 3.6%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 3%
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This statistic shows the monthly unemployment rate by industry and class of worker in the United States. The data are not seasonally adjusted. The total unemployment rate shown here is 6.5 percent. Leisure and hospitality sector had the highest unemployment rate in June 2014 at about 8.1 percent. The lowest unemployment rate had Mining workers at 3 percent.

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