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

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 5.5 percent. Agriculture had the highest unemployment rate in November 2014 at about 11.2 percent. The lowest unemployment rate was found in mining at 2.8 percent.

Industry and class of workerUnemployment rate
Agriculture and related 11.2%
Leisure and hospitality 8.2%
Construction 7.5%
Professional and business services 6.1%
Information 5.6%
Total* 5.5%
Transportation and utilities 5%
Wholesale and retail trade 4.9%
Other services 4.7%
Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers 4.3%
Manufacturing 4.2%
Education and health services 4%
Financial activities 3.5%
Government workers 3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 2.8%
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