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

1,265 338 362 565 200 365 28.9 12.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

622 136 174 312 104 207 29.4 14.6

Professional and related occupations

644 202 188 253 96 158 28.3 10.1

Service occupations

1,597 431 487 679 302 376 24.7 12.1

Sales and office occupations

1,444 384 453 607 258 349 27.3 11.3

Sales and related occupations

640 181 184 276 115 161 26.4 11.3

Office and administrative support occupations

803 203 269 331 143 188 28.1 11.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,156 313 384 460 210 250 24.9 11.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

131 34 42 55 30 25 15.7 12.8

Construction and extraction occupations

831 239 270 322 150 172 23.7 11.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

194 39 72 83 30 53 36.2 13.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,099 324 357 417 189 228 22.8 10.4

Production occupations

472 151 123 197 93 104 24.3 11.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

627 173 234 220 95 125 21.6 10.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

130 40 46 44 27 18 15.5 11.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

30 6 7 17 7 10 - -

Construction

776 192 253 330 173 157 22.5 12.4

Manufacturing

617 193 176 247 93 154 27.2 11.0

Durable goods

420 136 126 158 67 91 26.1 10.4

Nondurable goods

197 57 51 89 26 63 29.8 12.5

Wholesale and retail trade

999 250 343 405 190 215 24.1 11.7

Transportation and utilities

297 84 113 101 35 66 24.1 9.1

Information

108 32 41 36 12 25 29.5 10.1

Financial activities

247 50 65 132 45 86 39.0 16.6

Professional and business services

921 239 288 394 160 234 26.4 12.2

Education and health services

814 235 218 361 144 217 29.2 11.7

Leisure and hospitality

920 301 284 335 171 164 20.4 10.1

Other services

260 53 78 130 35 94 30.1 14.4

Public administration

101 16 33 51 23 28 25.1 15.2

No previous work experience

691 199 212 280 94 185 28.6 11.1

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: April 07, 2017