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

1,266 371 323 571 199 372 33.0 12.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

511 138 115 258 101 157 36.5 14.8

Professional and related occupations

755 233 208 313 98 215 30.6 10.2

Service occupations

1,368 520 393 455 164 291 22.1 7.6

Sales and office occupations

1,345 391 365 589 233 355 27.9 11.0

Sales and related occupations

670 173 187 309 120 189 28.2 12.4

Office and administrative support occupations

675 218 178 279 113 166 27.6 10.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

789 292 227 270 84 186 23.1 8.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

96 49 20 28 16 11 17.3 4.4

Construction and extraction occupations

508 179 168 161 46 115 23.2 8.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

184 64 39 81 21 60 25.8 11.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

860 325 268 267 106 161 20.2 7.6

Production occupations

295 94 101 101 37 64 23.4 9.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

564 231 167 167 70 97 18.5 6.6

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

135 74 25 35 23 12 14.9 4.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

20 5 8 7 2 6 - -

Construction

490 164 166 160 53 106 23.7 9.2

Manufacturing

415 127 129 159 58 101 28.6 9.3

Durable goods

242 73 93 76 33 43 23.6 8.4

Nondurable goods

173 54 35 84 25 59 35.6 13.1

Wholesale and retail trade

891 252 223 416 159 257 31.4 12.6

Transportation and utilities

266 99 78 88 25 63 25.0 9.8

Information

146 41 33 72 24 47 23.7 14.1

Financial activities

206 63 59 84 28 56 33.9 11.6

Professional and business services

712 210 225 278 89 189 24.9 9.7

Education and health services

759 252 217 290 112 179 24.3 9.8

Leisure and hospitality

922 393 246 283 127 155 18.5 6.5

Other services

220 56 55 109 40 69 34.5 14.3

Public administration

119 37 34 49 12 36 31.5 9.6

No previous work experience

644 181 176 287 129 158 31.1 12.7

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 08, 2017