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

1,686 421 576 689 224 465 30.2 10.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

555 121 114 320 93 227 38.3 19.9

Professional and related occupations

1,132 300 462 369 132 238 26.3 9.5

Service occupations

1,847 438 588 821 288 533 28.3 12.0

Sales and office occupations

1,738 453 554 731 268 463 26.0 11.5

Sales and related occupations

890 235 257 398 147 251 27.7 12.8

Office and administrative support occupations

848 218 298 333 120 212 24.3 10.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

817 251 223 344 97 247 30.0 10.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

62 31 11 20 15 6 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

585 179 155 252 67 185 28.4 10.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

170 41 57 72 16 56 41.8 12.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,109 327 335 446 163 284 26.0 10.9

Production occupations

482 141 147 193 65 128 28.6 10.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

627 186 188 253 98 155 24.0 10.8

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

88 32 20 36 19 17 15.2 11.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

77 24 29 24 15 10 13.2 8.5

Construction

542 162 143 238 71 167 27.9 11.1

Manufacturing

644 195 183 266 115 151 25.8 11.2

Durable goods

429 140 124 165 78 88 23.8 10.0

Nondurable goods

215 55 60 100 37 63 29.8 13.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,046 276 314 457 172 285 28.3 12.1

Transportation and utilities

291 106 94 91 28 64 20.7 9.3

Information

159 33 29 98 20 78 48.4 28.8

Financial activities

240 51 82 108 24 84 34.2 12.5

Professional and business services

875 181 233 462 171 290 33.5 16.3

Education and health services

1,433 345 646 442 142 300 21.7 9.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,029 263 307 460 158 302 28.6 12.1

Other services

328 85 99 143 25 118 40.6 11.0

Public administration

125 33 30 63 23 40 28.6 14.6

No previous work experience

938 205 464 268 88 181 23.2 10.5

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: September 04, 2015