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

1,869 520 766 583 196 387 23.0 9.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

641 161 203 277 85 192 30.9 12.6

Professional and related occupations

1,227 359 563 305 111 195 18.9 8.6

Service occupations

1,643 536 529 578 196 383 24.9 9.6

Sales and office occupations

1,522 417 466 639 188 451 30.0 11.7

Sales and related occupations

793 197 251 344 91 254 31.1 12.3

Office and administrative support occupations

729 220 215 295 97 198 28.8 11.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

773 278 228 267 69 199 26.2 9.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

67 33 23 11 5 6 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

513 201 147 165 39 125 24.6 8.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

193 44 57 91 24 67 36.0 13.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,217 344 342 530 192 338 29.2 12.2

Production occupations

480 128 134 219 86 133 27.8 13.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

737 217 209 311 106 205 30.2 11.6

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

67 29 24 14 5 8 - -

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

42 5 14 23 3 20 - -

Construction

467 176 143 149 36 113 25.7 9.2

Manufacturing

665 174 198 292 91 202 32.0 12.7

Durable goods

421 118 134 168 45 123 30.7 11.9

Nondurable goods

244 56 64 124 45 79 34.4 15.0

Wholesale and retail trade

995 300 237 458 133 325 31.1 12.5

Transportation and utilities

373 119 114 139 35 105 27.5 10.0

Information

134 23 37 74 15 59 39.8 22.4

Financial activities

275 77 63 135 32 103 41.0 14.0

Professional and business services

769 176 265 328 123 206 29.7 12.5

Education and health services

1,431 396 662 373 145 228 18.7 9.0

Leisure and hospitality

995 311 352 331 120 212 22.4 9.7

Other services

296 96 95 106 51 55 27.6 9.3

Public administration

143 52 47 44 8 36 27.5 7.2

No previous work experience

959 210 413 336 102 235 28.5 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 02, 2016