HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry March 2016
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

1,477 379 405 694 195 499 32.2 13.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

642 104 196 342 102 241 33.9 16.9

Professional and related occupations

835 275 209 351 93 258 30.9 11.1

Service occupations

1,797 500 465 832 355 477 27.5 12.8

Sales and office occupations

1,710 384 579 747 248 499 31.0 12.5

Sales and related occupations

726 199 238 289 79 211 31.5 10.4

Office and administrative support occupations

983 185 340 458 170 288 30.5 13.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,237 374 382 481 228 253 22.5 11.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

153 46 45 62 34 28 18.5 12.2

Construction and extraction occupations

807 251 274 282 128 154 20.0 10.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

277 77 62 137 67 71 32.2 14.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,169 311 348 510 199 311 29.2 12.2

Production occupations

558 151 158 249 92 157 31.1 12.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

611 160 190 261 107 154 27.5 12.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

198 39 70 89 47 41 29.0 13.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

87 19 34 34 12 22 21.4 11.4

Construction

787 240 272 274 138 136 19.3 11.0

Manufacturing

675 157 200 317 124 193 27.9 13.5

Durable goods

404 86 136 182 69 113 28.6 13.1

Nondurable goods

271 71 65 135 55 79 27.0 14.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,052 281 337 434 135 299 29.0 11.9

Transportation and utilities

322 79 91 153 57 96 34.1 13.5

Information

135 35 27 72 24 48 54.1 17.2

Financial activities

325 55 83 187 57 131 37.6 20.9

Professional and business services

915 197 309 408 130 278 30.5 13.0

Education and health services

1,000 305 290 405 148 257 25.8 10.3

Leisure and hospitality

1,028 304 262 461 204 258 25.7 11.6

Other services

277 90 45 142 54 87 26.7 15.2

Public administration

181 30 54 97 26 70 42.7 17.9

No previous work experience

688 132 178 378 117 261 34.1 19.5

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 01, 2016