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

1,656 484 650 522 150 372 22.9 8.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

489 115 164 211 65 146 31.0 12.6

Professional and related occupations

1,166 369 486 311 85 226 19.5 7.4

Service occupations

1,489 485 432 571 183 388 23.5 10.0

Sales and office occupations

1,446 438 413 595 176 419 26.1 10.6

Sales and related occupations

692 206 206 280 77 203 26.2 10.8

Office and administrative support occupations

754 232 207 316 99 216 26.0 10.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

789 273 245 270 98 172 23.8 8.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

103 33 53 17 5 12 13.5 7.5

Construction and extraction occupations

545 195 154 196 80 116 24.3 8.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

141 45 39 57 14 44 29.2 11.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,100 364 331 405 141 264 22.9 9.4

Production occupations

462 157 150 155 37 117 26.0 8.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

638 207 181 251 104 147 20.7 9.8

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

93 34 39 21 5 15 19.4 6.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

32 14 10 9 1 8 - -

Construction

475 165 150 161 68 93 21.5 8.8

Manufacturing

643 200 181 262 87 175 27.6 10.3

Durable goods

403 117 118 168 55 113 29.7 11.1

Nondurable goods

240 83 63 94 32 62 24.1 9.2

Wholesale and retail trade

984 314 291 378 121 257 24.5 10.2

Transportation and utilities

299 127 64 108 28 79 20.4 8.4

Information

122 32 43 47 18 29 26.0 10.6

Financial activities

233 53 62 117 38 79 38.3 14.8

Professional and business services

705 191 224 290 75 215 25.1 11.2

Education and health services

1,396 454 592 350 119 231 16.8 7.4

Leisure and hospitality

758 219 236 303 95 208 25.4 11.1

Other services

270 85 80 104 25 79 23.5 9.3

Public administration

160 43 34 84 27 57 29.0 16.6

No previous work experience

941 311 349 281 94 187 22.0 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 04, 2017