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

1,305 379 345 582 209 372 27.5 11.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

606 161 151 294 136 158 24.0 13.7

Professional and related occupations

699 218 194 287 73 214 30.5 10.2

Service occupations

1,533 508 375 651 248 403 29.4 10.7

Sales and office occupations

1,541 474 421 645 278 367 26.8 10.9

Sales and related occupations

850 272 238 341 153 188 21.1 10.4

Office and administrative support occupations

690 202 184 304 125 179 33.7 11.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

827 257 184 386 165 222 26.8 13.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

113 26 18 68 27 41 23.8 18.6

Construction and extraction occupations

519 177 108 233 105 128 26.6 12.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

196 54 57 85 33 52 28.9 12.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,154 344 310 500 225 275 25.4 11.9

Production occupations

569 172 144 253 105 148 28.4 12.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

584 171 166 247 120 127 22.5 11.2

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

118 24 21 72 29 43 25.4 18.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

96 35 29 32 16 16 16.8 9.5

Construction

473 174 96 203 98 105 24.6 11.6

Manufacturing

746 223 193 329 145 184 24.4 12.4

Durable goods

468 143 134 190 101 89 21.2 11.0

Nondurable goods

279 81 59 139 44 95 29.6 14.4

Wholesale and retail trade

1,000 333 258 408 160 248 27.5 10.9

Transportation and utilities

284 62 72 149 64 85 34.5 15.9

Information

134 40 30 65 12 53 47.5 13.6

Financial activities

189 30 55 103 49 54 28.0 16.7

Professional and business services

736 172 188 376 166 210 29.3 15.0

Education and health services

868 296 228 344 147 197 25.5 9.3

Leisure and hospitality

970 376 257 337 142 194 23.9 8.2

Other services

309 94 95 120 20 100 26.9 10.0

Public administration

107 29 26 51 18 33 43.4 13.6

No previous work experience

835 282 208 346 91 255 31.5 10.9

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: June 03, 2016