HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry March 2015
Unemployed Weeks of unemployment
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

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,398 328 363 706 238 468 36.7 14.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

638 164 166 307 94 213 39.2 13.9

Professional and related occupations

760 164 197 399 144 255 34.7 15.8

Service occupations

1,782 468 499 815 289 526 30.6 12.8

Sales and office occupations

2,000 489 575 937 301 635 32.2 13.2

Sales and related occupations

976 235 260 481 157 324 32.4 14.1

Office and administrative support occupations

1,024 255 314 455 144 311 32.0 12.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,366 332 427 607 295 312 25.5 12.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

186 59 47 80 44 35 21.4 12.4

Construction and extraction occupations

922 229 309 383 194 189 24.7 11.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

259 44 71 143 56 87 31.1 16.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,372 318 416 637 192 445 32.0 12.9

Production occupations

593 120 174 298 76 222 40.8 14.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

779 198 242 339 116 223 25.4 11.9

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

262 75 67 120 70 51 20.2 12.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

85 41 17 26 5 21 14.8 5.1

Construction

847 193 307 348 184 164 25.9 11.5

Manufacturing

743 170 193 379 120 260 43.1 15.3

Durable goods

478 117 120 242 63 179 45.2 15.0

Nondurable goods

265 53 73 138 57 81 39.3 15.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,273 294 373 606 181 426 32.2 13.5

Transportation and utilities

290 62 86 141 56 85 25.1 14.2

Information

88 12 24 52 14 38 50.5 20.1

Financial activities

259 55 60 144 55 88 32.6 18.9

Professional and business services

1,034 293 272 469 152 317 32.2 12.5

Education and health services

900 183 246 471 187 284 35.4 15.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,181 338 382 461 163 298 26.8 10.6

Other services

347 74 100 173 51 122 29.7 14.5

Public administration

152 22 39 90 20 70 37.2 21.6

No previous work experience

729 157 221 351 113 238 29.7 13.8

Footnotes
(1) Includes wage and salary workers only.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: April 03, 2015