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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry November 2019
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

1,208 380 349 479 157 323 21.6 10.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

453 135 122 196 71 124 22.7 10.8

Professional and related occupations

755 245 227 284 86 198 21.0 10.7

Service occupations

1,141 393 384 364 159 205 18.3 8.9

Sales and office occupations

1,098 291 327 479 203 276 24.1 12.1

Sales and related occupations

531 116 160 255 90 165 25.2 13.9

Office and administrative support occupations

567 175 168 224 113 111 23.0 9.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

655 313 198 144 63 81 15.3 5.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

134 77 39 17 7 10 8.9 3.8

Construction and extraction occupations

437 211 133 93 41 52 14.4 5.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

84 25 26 33 14 19 30.0 11.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

802 315 221 266 124 143 18.4 7.3

Production occupations

334 140 101 94 50 43 16.3 6.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

468 175 120 173 74 99 20.0 8.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

136 79 35 23 7 16 11.7 3.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

28 11 12 6 0 6 - -

Construction

431 192 116 124 59 65 15.6 6.1

Manufacturing

442 131 166 146 56 90 21.2 9.1

Durable goods

301 101 112 88 16 71 24.0 8.8

Nondurable goods

141 29 54 58 39 19 15.0 9.7

Wholesale and retail trade

686 192 215 279 105 173 21.1 11.6

Transportation and utilities

228 77 56 95 46 49 29.3 10.9

Information

41 9 11 22 6 16 - -

Financial activities

222 42 73 107 38 69 24.7 13.7

Professional and business services

663 231 204 229 105 124 17.7 9.4

Education and health services

754 229 251 274 120 153 18.2 9.2

Leisure and hospitality

715 268 205 242 113 129 19.2 8.9

Other services

216 93 37 86 30 56 22.3 8.3

Public administration

130 43 48 39 11 28 22.8 8.8

No previous work experience

522 177 121 224 110 114 27.8 10.7

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: December 06, 2019