HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry May 2018
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

1,083 371 266 446 177 270 27.3 10.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

448 115 125 208 96 112 28.7 13.1

Professional and related occupations

635 256 141 238 80 158 26.3 7.9

Service occupations

1,241 477 317 448 243 204 17.2 8.6

Sales and office occupations

1,297 418 369 510 257 253 20.1 10.3

Sales and related occupations

695 202 188 306 171 135 21.2 12.1

Office and administrative support occupations

602 216 182 204 86 118 18.9 8.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

685 226 147 312 137 176 25.1 11.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

92 43 11 39 17 22 17.4 5.8

Construction and extraction occupations

471 155 101 214 89 125 25.8 11.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

122 28 35 59 31 28 28.1 13.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

898 269 282 347 194 154 21.5 11.2

Production occupations

396 106 112 178 88 91 24.4 12.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

502 163 170 169 106 63 19.2 10.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

107 46 22 39 13 26 19.4 6.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

23 8 3 12 4 8 - -

Construction

430 126 117 187 96 91 21.6 12.0

Manufacturing

549 157 150 243 90 153 31.3 12.0

Durable goods

343 94 97 153 57 96 32.9 11.9

Nondurable goods

206 63 53 90 33 57 28.6 12.2

Wholesale and retail trade

889 250 236 404 247 156 21.7 12.4

Transportation and utilities

237 79 53 105 49 56 20.9 13.0

Information

100 29 39 31 20 11 14.6 7.9

Financial activities

182 69 39 74 38 36 16.9 9.2

Professional and business services

691 243 197 251 111 139 21.0 9.4

Education and health services

708 258 179 272 99 173 24.7 9.8

Leisure and hospitality

732 316 209 207 120 87 13.3 6.7

Other services

172 62 29 82 38 43 24.6 12.5

Public administration

146 39 43 65 35 30 28.1 12.0

No previous work experience

529 177 184 168 59 109 21.5 8.7

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 01, 2018