HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
32. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry 2013
Unemployed Weeks
Total Less
than
5 weeks
5 to 14
weeks
15 weeks and over Average
(mean)
duration
Median
duration
Total 15 to 26
weeks
27 weeks
and over

Total unemployed(1)

11,460 2,584 2,759 6,117 1,807 4,310 36.5 17.0

No previous work experience

1,247 295 347 606 202 404 32.6 13.9

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

2,036 447 473 1,116 315 801 37.5 18.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

831 149 186 496 141 355 41.2 21.0

Professional and related occupations

1,205 298 287 620 174 446 35.0 15.6

Service occupations

2,444 588 596 1,261 364 896 34.4 15.7

Sales and office occupations

2,575 546 583 1,446 404 1,042 39.6 19.2

Sales and related occupations

1,212 275 288 648 185 463 37.7 17.2

Office and administrative support occupations

1,363 270 295 798 218 579 41.4 20.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,423 353 355 715 228 487 34.7 14.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

124 33 38 53 22 30 26.7 11.8

Construction and extraction occupations

1,016 259 254 503 161 342 34.7 14.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

284 61 63 160 45 115 38.5 19.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,690 351 396 944 288 656 37.9 18.3

Production occupations

792 153 176 462 136 327 40.5 19.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

898 197 219 482 153 329 35.6 16.9

INDUSTRY(2)

Agriculture and related industries

148 37 46 65 30 35 25.2 12.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

66 18 22 27 12 15 20.9 11.1

Construction

957 237 244 476 151 324 35.0 14.4

Manufacturing

1,031 190 230 611 172 439 42.4 20.6

Durable goods

619 112 140 367 95 273 43.5 21.5

Nondurable goods

412 78 90 244 77 166 40.8 19.7

Wholesale and retail trade

1,487 312 341 834 230 604 39.0 19.1

Transportation and utilities

452 94 109 249 68 180 37.6 18.3

Information

185 40 36 109 32 77 41.2 20.4

Financial activities

440 84 95 261 76 185 42.6 20.7

Professional and business services

1,321 271 311 739 221 518 36.9 18.5

Education and health services

1,447 342 334 772 211 561 35.5 17.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,421 368 370 682 211 472 32.1 13.6

Other services

449 108 104 236 75 161 35.9 16.3

Public administration

237 50 46 141 40 101 40.5 21.8

Footnotes
(1) Persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total, but not shown separately.
(2) Industry data refer to wage and salary workers. Persons who were unpaid family workers or self-employed, unincorporated, on their last job are included in the unemployed total, but not shown separately.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2014