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

1,617 404 447 765 203 563 33.6 13.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

579 132 152 296 88 208 36.0 15.2

Professional and related occupations

1,037 272 295 470 115 355 32.2 12.8

Service occupations

2,041 603 526 913 256 657 30.8 12.0

Sales and office occupations

2,020 474 560 987 299 688 34.0 14.1

Sales and related occupations

872 226 250 396 113 283 31.8 13.1

Office and administrative support occupations

1,149 248 310 591 185 405 35.8 15.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

955 307 227 421 157 264 27.4 10.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

132 39 20 74 28 45 30.2 16.8

Construction and extraction occupations

648 240 173 236 91 145 24.2 8.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

174 28 35 111 37 74 36.9 22.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,252 304 320 629 212 417 31.2 14.7

Production occupations

563 123 151 289 100 189 28.3 15.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

689 180 169 340 111 229 33.5 14.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

133 35 26 72 24 48 32.7 16.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

74 23 20 31 18 13 - -

Construction

617 195 166 256 90 167 26.7 9.9

Manufacturing

715 148 176 392 127 264 33.8 18.9

Durable goods

462 97 114 251 73 178 34.0 18.3

Nondurable goods

253 51 62 141 54 87 33.5 20.0

Wholesale and retail trade

1,244 344 327 572 155 417 31.0 12.9

Transportation and utilities

375 93 81 201 57 145 36.7 17.7

Information

136 32 32 72 18 54 37.5 18.2

Financial activities

336 76 103 158 45 113 32.2 13.6

Professional and business services

1,027 221 290 515 180 336 34.5 14.6

Education and health services

1,119 258 333 527 133 394 34.1 13.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,169 383 301 485 145 340 28.3 11.1

Other services

343 103 93 147 49 98 26.5 12.2

Public administration

183 52 41 90 26 64 34.3 14.2

No previous work experience

1,043 245 292 506 198 309 33.5 14.1

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: October 03, 2014