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

1,591 488 595 508 200 308 21.5 9.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

534 175 150 209 77 131 26.1 11.1

Professional and related occupations

1,057 312 445 300 123 177 19.2 9.2

Service occupations

1,317 531 401 386 139 247 20.5 8.0

Sales and office occupations

1,320 430 386 504 197 307 22.8 9.2

Sales and related occupations

575 180 147 248 104 145 25.8 11.3

Office and administrative support occupations

745 250 239 256 93 163 20.5 8.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

579 232 136 211 80 131 23.6 8.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

91 41 20 30 14 16 23.9 6.8

Construction and extraction occupations

357 122 93 142 44 98 24.8 10.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

131 70 23 39 22 17 20.2 4.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

887 324 232 330 122 209 22.8 8.7

Production occupations

324 122 75 127 44 83 24.7 8.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

562 202 157 204 77 126 21.7 8.7

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

126 61 32 33 14 19 19.5 4.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

15 8 0 7 3 4 - -

Construction

341 121 96 124 39 85 22.6 8.9

Manufacturing

498 179 133 186 76 111 20.1 9.4

Durable goods

254 81 72 101 36 64 22.2 9.9

Nondurable goods

244 97 61 86 39 46 18.0 8.6

Wholesale and retail trade

883 293 252 337 139 199 23.5 9.3

Transportation and utilities

270 93 73 104 23 81 21.3 9.2

Information

94 24 20 50 9 42 29.8 17.5

Financial activities

270 89 58 123 49 74 26.7 12.5

Professional and business services

622 241 195 186 58 128 24.1 8.4

Education and health services

1,102 317 459 326 157 168 17.7 9.2

Leisure and hospitality

826 346 222 258 95 162 22.5 8.0

Other services

222 93 74 55 12 43 16.3 7.1

Public administration

121 21 55 45 13 31 35.4 11.4

No previous work experience

649 159 288 202 70 131 23.8 9.7

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: September 07, 2018