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

1,930 479 646 805 221 584 32.0 11.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

643 129 189 325 75 250 40.8 15.0

Professional and related occupations

1,287 350 457 479 146 334 27.6 10.1

Service occupations

2,139 690 528 921 289 632 29.5 10.9

Sales and office occupations

2,037 543 512 983 315 668 33.1 13.7

Sales and related occupations

900 222 236 441 169 272 31.7 14.0

Office and administrative support occupations

1,138 320 275 542 146 396 34.2 13.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,116 361 266 490 183 308 28.5 12.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

111 42 32 37 22 15 16.8 8.6

Construction and extraction occupations

752 264 162 326 119 207 30.3 11.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

253 55 71 128 42 86 28.4 14.8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,372 368 333 671 216 455 33.0 13.9

Production occupations

623 150 145 327 91 236 34.1 16.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

749 218 188 344 125 219 32.1 11.4

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

150 57 44 49 19 30 25.1 7.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

78 23 28 26 7 20 23.5 8.7

Construction

688 232 145 311 114 197 31.4 12.4

Manufacturing

802 195 190 417 128 289 34.8 16.0

Durable goods

518 117 133 268 86 183 32.9 15.9

Nondurable goods

284 78 58 149 42 107 38.1 16.3

Wholesale and retail trade

1,171 305 288 578 242 336 30.5 14.1

Transportation and utilities

441 131 82 228 94 134 33.3 15.6

Information

132 46 35 50 20 30 21.9 7.7

Financial activities

347 78 94 175 38 137 38.9 14.9

Professional and business services

1,068 287 289 492 132 361 34.1 13.1

Education and health services

1,504 413 562 529 118 411 25.9 10.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,179 384 308 487 162 325 27.5 10.4

Other services

382 90 102 189 65 124 38.1 14.2

Public administration

180 40 32 108 31 77 41.7 22.8

No previous work experience

1,171 220 511 441 123 318 30.5 11.1

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 05, 2014