HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry August 2017
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

1,731 450 688 592 208 384 22.4 10.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

611 165 186 259 99 160 28.3 11.5

Professional and related occupations

1,120 285 502 333 109 224 19.2 9.6

Service occupations

1,554 475 474 606 208 398 24.2 10.2

Sales and office occupations

1,422 428 408 585 213 372 24.0 11.1

Sales and related occupations

691 189 196 306 111 194 27.0 12.3

Office and administrative support occupations

730 239 212 280 102 178 21.1 10.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

772 286 247 239 93 146 21.0 8.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

75 34 26 15 13 3 10.1 6.5

Construction and extraction occupations

520 187 180 153 59 95 19.0 8.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

177 64 42 71 22 48 31.7 9.8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,064 330 323 412 139 273 25.6 10.3

Production occupations

497 155 137 205 90 115 27.0 10.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

567 175 185 207 49 158 24.3 10.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

78 38 21 18 13 6 15.8 4.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

32 10 2 20 7 12 - -

Construction

460 180 136 144 61 83 19.7 8.2

Manufacturing

600 186 216 198 85 113 21.5 9.7

Durable goods

375 126 114 136 61 75 24.8 10.7

Nondurable goods

225 60 103 63 24 38 15.9 8.7

Wholesale and retail trade

930 267 269 394 145 249 26.6 11.1

Transportation and utilities

334 78 104 152 28 123 30.1 12.2

Information

140 22 40 79 32 47 32.3 18.5

Financial activities

251 60 89 102 34 68 32.0 12.1

Professional and business services

821 277 222 323 102 221 24.2 10.4

Education and health services

1,397 325 654 419 181 238 17.4 9.8

Leisure and hospitality

777 291 189 297 108 189 24.0 9.1

Other services

288 84 100 104 26 78 24.8 10.8

Public administration

114 26 28 60 18 42 39.8 16.1

No previous work experience

725 224 264 237 70 168 26.1 9.5

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 01, 2017