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

1,539 490 544 505 174 331 20.8 8.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

511 122 136 253 87 167 29.5 14.3

Professional and related occupations

1,028 369 408 251 87 164 16.4 6.9

Service occupations

1,508 548 497 463 178 285 20.2 8.2

Sales and office occupations

1,431 485 428 518 164 354 23.0 9.4

Sales and related occupations

662 199 219 245 82 163 21.8 9.8

Office and administrative support occupations

769 286 210 273 82 190 24.0 9.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

589 195 157 237 94 143 23.9 9.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

97 37 34 26 14 12 11.1 6.8

Construction and extraction occupations

373 114 101 157 54 103 27.9 9.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

119 44 21 54 26 28 21.5 11.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

850 284 229 337 131 206 22.7 9.6

Production occupations

366 127 88 151 53 99 24.2 10.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

484 157 141 186 78 108 21.5 9.2

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

112 46 35 30 15 15 13.9 6.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

29 13 6 10 6 4 - -

Construction

339 128 75 136 48 88 21.7 8.3

Manufacturing

600 191 188 221 100 121 21.7 10.9

Durable goods

343 112 107 125 47 78 22.0 10.9

Nondurable goods

257 79 81 97 53 43 21.2 10.8

Wholesale and retail trade

851 222 268 361 138 223 23.4 10.8

Transportation and utilities

280 85 84 112 31 80 22.8 9.5

Information

119 30 24 65 13 51 32.1 23.2

Financial activities

241 81 72 89 27 62 28.2 9.9

Professional and business services

644 223 162 259 98 160 25.0 9.5

Education and health services

1,287 496 511 279 91 189 14.8 6.6

Leisure and hospitality

822 311 269 243 95 148 19.6 8.0

Other services

242 81 68 93 28 65 22.6 10.1

Public administration

96 37 23 36 12 25 18.5 9.7

No previous work experience

803 242 327 234 76 159 24.0 8.1

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: August 03, 2018