HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry February 2015
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

1,601 344 496 760 261 499 35.5 13.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

674 153 206 315 114 200 36.3 13.1

Professional and related occupations

927 191 290 446 147 299 34.9 13.8

Service occupations

1,971 461 574 937 334 602 30.8 13.4

Sales and office occupations

1,821 441 516 864 262 602 32.9 13.2

Sales and related occupations

868 194 241 434 134 300 33.9 14.5

Office and administrative support occupations

953 248 275 430 128 302 32.0 11.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,454 381 512 560 264 296 23.8 10.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

170 34 72 64 43 21 19.0 12.1

Construction and extraction occupations

959 274 358 327 145 182 22.6 9.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

325 73 83 169 76 92 29.9 15.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,380 332 374 675 211 463 31.6 14.0

Production occupations

639 136 187 315 89 227 33.0 14.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

741 196 186 359 123 237 30.3 13.7

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

204 37 80 88 57 31 19.5 13.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

94 44 20 30 6 24 16.1 5.3

Construction

927 241 358 328 137 191 23.4 9.7

Manufacturing

817 157 202 457 146 311 39.8 18.0

Durable goods

459 84 105 271 69 203 42.9 21.2

Nondurable goods

357 73 97 186 78 108 35.8 15.5

Wholesale and retail trade

1,205 229 372 603 205 398 36.7 14.5

Transportation and utilities

348 86 103 159 42 117 26.4 12.4

Information

133 27 34 73 21 52 43.1 18.6

Financial activities

294 83 66 145 56 89 26.2 14.3

Professional and business services

929 211 290 429 142 287 31.0 13.1

Education and health services

942 207 255 480 181 299 34.8 15.0

Leisure and hospitality

1,223 352 370 501 186 316 27.1 10.1

Other services

445 106 138 200 63 137 31.0 11.9

Public administration

169 40 38 92 14 77 36.1 20.7

No previous work experience

845 220 178 447 147 301 31.9 16.5

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: March 06, 2015