Unemployment rate in the United States by industry and class of worker in November 2016

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 4.4 percent. Leisure and hospitality industry had the second highest unemployment rate in November 2016 at about 7.1 percent. The lowest unemployment rate was found in financial activities at 2,8 percent.

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Industry and class of workerUnemployment rate
Agriculture and related private wage and salary workers 9.6%
Leisure and hospitality 7.1%
Construction 5.7%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 4.7%
Professional and business services 4.5%
Total 4.4%
Wholesale and retail trade 4.4%
Information 4.2%
Manufacturing 3.9%
Self-employed workers, unincorporated, and unpaid family workers 3.8%
Other services 3.8%
Transportation and utilities 3.2%
Education and health services 3.1%
Financial activities 2.8%
Government workers 2.1%
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