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

1,782 516 689 577 175 401 23.0 8.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

609 131 213 265 96 169 27.3 12.6

Professional and related occupations

1,174 385 477 312 79 233 20.8 7.7

Service occupations

1,626 511 507 608 246 362 25.3 9.3

Sales and office occupations

1,691 493 489 709 235 474 29.0 11.2

Sales and related occupations

828 226 257 345 103 242 28.5 11.5

Office and administrative support occupations

863 268 231 364 133 232 29.4 10.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

769 261 198 310 79 231 30.1 10.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

99 30 35 33 4 30 23.3 8.3

Construction and extraction occupations

463 179 119 165 58 107 24.4 9.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

207 52 43 112 17 95 46.0 19.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,265 324 416 526 221 304 27.1 10.8

Production occupations

517 115 149 252 112 140 31.3 13.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

749 208 267 274 110 164 24.1 9.7

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

101 33 30 37 4 33 24.6 8.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

77 16 10 51 29 22 31.5 19.4

Construction

427 169 115 143 44 99 23.1 8.3

Manufacturing

688 163 211 314 116 199 27.3 12.4

Durable goods

470 128 148 194 71 123 24.2 10.5

Nondurable goods

218 36 62 120 45 75 34.2 18.0

Wholesale and retail trade

1,059 295 277 487 150 337 29.1 13.0

Transportation and utilities

370 115 119 136 49 88 28.0 9.3

Information

153 38 49 65 8 57 30.4 10.5

Financial activities

241 57 69 115 36 79 36.9 13.6

Professional and business services

829 240 273 316 119 197 25.0 10.3

Education and health services

1,429 443 610 376 136 240 20.2 7.9

Leisure and hospitality

926 307 317 303 130 173 23.2 8.5

Other services

309 82 94 133 37 96 32.9 12.1

Public administration

156 48 48 60 26 33 37.6 9.3

No previous work experience

1,104 364 421 319 72 248 25.7 8.2

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: August 05, 2016