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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 August 2022
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

1,647 523 630 494 192 303 23.3 9.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

533 180 174 180 73 106 24.8 9.5

Professional and related occupations

1,113 343 456 315 118 196 22.6 8.8

Service occupations

1,331 499 390 442 132 310 22.2 8.2

Sales and office occupations

1,133 325 395 413 159 254 22.7 10.2

Sales and related occupations

585 171 226 187 61 127 21.8 9.8

Office and administrative support occupations

549 154 169 226 98 128 23.6 10.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

602 287 168 147 56 92 17.7 5.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

84 22 40 22 15 7 11.8 6.2

Construction and extraction occupations

430 216 113 100 30 70 19.0 4.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

88 49 15 25 10 15 16.8 3.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,014 354 332 327 99 228 24.2 8.7

Production occupations

367 141 130 96 22 74 23.9 8.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

646 213 202 232 77 155 24.3 9.0

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

107 33 51 22 12 10 10.6 5.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

16 2 7 7 6 1 - -

Construction

406 210 94 102 26 76 21.2 4.3

Manufacturing

520 189 147 184 76 108 23.7 10.0

Durable goods

278 94 85 98 42 56 24.2 9.3

Nondurable goods

243 94 62 87 34 53 23.1 10.9

Wholesale and retail trade

727 186 240 301 87 213 31.2 10.4

Transportation and utilities

390 132 159 99 41 58 18.6 8.1

Information

84 46 22 16 12 5 10.3 4.3

Financial activities

184 73 61 50 23 27 20.4 7.4

Professional and business services

703 205 272 227 72 154 19.3 9.2

Education and health services

1,120 324 441 355 135 219 23.2 9.4

Leisure and hospitality

873 404 236 233 85 148 19.8 6.4

Other services

234 81 77 76 25 51 20.3 8.0

Public administration

99 13 28 58 18 40 28.9 25.2

No previous work experience

511 174 248 90 41 49 18.2 8.0

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). Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system, derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

 

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2022