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

1,382 389 344 649 272 377 30.1 13.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

592 156 146 290 109 180 32.6 14.2

Professional and related occupations

790 233 198 359 163 196 28.1 12.9

Service occupations

1,600 480 528 592 198 394 25.7 9.5

Sales and office occupations

1,501 489 447 566 177 389 25.7 9.7

Sales and related occupations

770 255 246 268 93 175 23.6 9.1

Office and administrative support occupations

732 234 201 297 84 213 27.9 10.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

866 375 231 260 108 152 22.3 7.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

146 71 64 12 7 5 9.4 5.0

Construction and extraction occupations

562 258 129 175 64 111 24.9 6.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

158 46 39 73 37 36 25.2 12.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,018 307 250 461 155 306 28.4 11.6

Production occupations

449 124 107 218 82 136 30.4 13.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

568 183 143 243 73 170 26.8 9.7

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

162 76 68 18 14 4 8.0 6.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

37 9 11 17 7 10 - -

Construction

522 222 124 177 56 120 26.7 8.0

Manufacturing

632 158 157 316 107 210 35.5 14.5

Durable goods

347 75 96 175 53 123 37.9 14.8

Nondurable goods

285 83 61 141 54 87 32.6 14.2

Wholesale and retail trade

926 308 268 350 130 220 24.4 9.5

Transportation and utilities

229 91 53 84 19 65 25.6 8.3

Information

119 35 30 54 6 48 32.0 11.3

Financial activities

285 84 89 112 50 62 24.3 11.3

Professional and business services

771 209 284 278 98 180 24.8 9.9

Education and health services

882 248 224 410 174 236 26.7 12.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,039 333 347 359 158 201 22.4 9.2

Other services

249 100 55 93 22 71 27.8 9.3

Public administration

138 45 28 65 16 49 46.8 12.0

No previous work experience

671 152 198 320 142 179 31.0 13.5

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: December 02, 2016