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

1,568 398 349 822 208 614 40.0 16.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

596 129 134 333 75 258 43.4 19.7

Professional and related occupations

972 269 215 489 133 356 37.9 14.7

Service occupations

1,859 553 434 872 322 550 31.3 13.0

Sales and office occupations

1,716 411 448 857 262 596 33.4 14.5

Sales and related occupations

831 210 216 405 134 271 30.8 13.8

Office and administrative support occupations

885 201 232 453 128 325 35.8 15.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,171 450 324 397 134 263 24.1 7.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

177 87 66 24 7 17 15.9 4.8

Construction and extraction occupations

763 280 192 291 100 191 24.5 8.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

230 83 66 81 27 54 29.1 8.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,168 313 306 550 159 390 31.8 12.6

Production occupations

573 138 180 255 66 189 33.4 11.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

595 174 126 295 93 201 30.3 14.0

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

209 91 78 40 17 23 15.4 6.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

45 21 6 18 6 13 - -

Construction

697 254 198 245 73 172 23.6 7.7

Manufacturing

606 121 185 300 76 224 38.6 14.3

Durable goods

377 68 113 196 51 145 42.0 15.8

Nondurable goods

229 53 72 105 25 79 32.9 10.5

Wholesale and retail trade

1,126 238 299 588 200 388 33.5 16.3

Transportation and utilities

295 112 46 138 50 87 28.5 10.7

Information

170 53 31 86 15 71 39.8 15.7

Financial activities

351 67 104 179 39 141 35.8 15.7

Professional and business services

942 283 238 421 125 296 32.0 11.0

Education and health services

1,042 263 225 554 166 389 38.2 16.8

Leisure and hospitality

1,052 335 241 476 178 298 31.2 11.6

Other services

346 103 86 157 36 121 33.8 12.6

Public administration

187 60 28 99 36 63 32.8 15.9

No previous work experience

814 133 268 413 144 269 30.6 15.2

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: January 09, 2015