HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry October 2014
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

1,582 420 379 783 264 518 35.0 14.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

643 158 149 336 119 217 36.0 16.0

Professional and related occupations

939 262 230 447 145 301 34.3 13.4

Service occupations

2,076 586 545 945 269 676 33.1 12.4

Sales and office occupations

1,817 417 441 959 318 641 37.5 16.4

Sales and related occupations

847 197 209 441 141 299 36.2 16.1

Office and administrative support occupations

970 220 232 518 177 341 38.6 16.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

967 314 237 417 137 280 30.7 11.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

122 54 19 49 26 23 22.2 6.2

Construction and extraction occupations

650 198 181 271 83 188 30.1 11.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

195 62 37 97 28 69 38.2 14.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,184 320 262 602 188 415 30.9 15.1

Production occupations

554 156 108 290 87 203 30.9 15.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

630 164 154 312 100 212 30.9 14.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

137 72 16 49 23 26 20.6 4.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

53 12 10 31 16 15 - -

Construction

554 178 155 221 75 146 27.3 10.3

Manufacturing

667 175 136 357 86 271 35.5 17.0

Durable goods

432 121 81 230 63 167 33.9 16.7

Nondurable goods

235 54 55 126 23 104 38.4 17.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,048 265 254 529 188 341 32.2 14.8

Transportation and utilities

306 52 79 176 51 125 35.3 20.8

Information

147 31 37 79 33 46 35.7 16.3

Financial activities

341 79 67 195 66 129 37.7 19.2

Professional and business services

1,029 250 267 512 132 380 37.5 14.4

Education and health services

1,225 324 314 587 199 389 33.2 13.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,204 362 331 510 169 341 30.6 11.0

Other services

348 115 59 174 59 115 37.5 14.5

Public administration

184 24 50 110 23 88 55.0 21.0

No previous work experience

1,019 216 277 525 226 299 32.9 15.3

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: November 07, 2014