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

1,656 383 429 845 298 546 37.2 15.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

654 127 176 351 114 237 39.6 17.0

Professional and related occupations

1,002 256 253 494 184 310 35.7 14.2

Service occupations

1,909 488 549 873 262 611 33.2 12.9

Sales and office occupations

1,857 453 459 944 296 648 36.0 15.2

Sales and related occupations

880 255 211 415 136 279 33.3 13.4

Office and administrative support occupations

977 199 249 529 160 369 38.5 18.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,049 373 243 434 138 295 32.0 9.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

157 52 41 64 32 31 28.0 8.3

Construction and extraction occupations

698 273 143 281 74 207 32.6 9.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

194 48 58 89 32 57 33.2 10.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,158 311 292 555 186 368 31.8 13.3

Production occupations

581 165 130 285 106 179 30.4 13.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

577 146 161 270 80 189 33.3 13.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

206 70 58 78 38 39 24.7 7.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

32 9 12 10 3 8 - -

Construction

640 248 156 236 71 165 27.3 8.5

Manufacturing

649 140 169 340 108 233 33.5 16.6

Durable goods

425 95 119 211 60 151 33.9 14.4

Nondurable goods

224 45 50 129 47 82 32.8 19.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,024 255 284 485 162 323 32.5 13.4

Transportation and utilities

335 97 78 161 35 125 36.7 13.3

Information

170 32 45 93 33 60 35.0 16.9

Financial activities

338 69 70 200 56 143 41.9 21.9

Professional and business services

993 239 255 499 174 325 39.6 14.7

Education and health services

1,142 247 286 609 185 424 39.1 17.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,167 311 352 504 186 318 30.0 12.2

Other services

308 89 73 145 44 101 30.7 12.6

Public administration

185 29 43 113 43 70 42.0 20.0

No previous work experience

962 215 273 474 183 291 32.3 14.1

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: December 05, 2014