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

1,374 454 370 550 223 326 24.1 10.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

513 166 142 205 92 113 24.6 10.1

Professional and related occupations

861 289 228 344 131 213 23.7 10.5

Service occupations

1,617 625 464 528 222 307 22.3 8.5

Sales and office occupations

1,495 561 400 535 161 373 26.7 8.9

Sales and related occupations

754 266 216 273 83 190 27.4 9.0

Office and administrative support occupations

741 294 185 262 78 184 26.1 8.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,078 457 341 280 133 147 15.3 7.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

166 54 73 38 17 22 13.0 8.5

Construction and extraction occupations

755 356 217 182 96 86 14.5 5.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

157 47 52 59 20 39 21.4 9.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,050 398 318 334 110 224 21.9 8.2

Production occupations

401 161 128 113 45 68 20.8 8.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

649 237 190 222 65 156 22.5 8.4

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

170 54 80 36 19 17 14.4 9.0

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

29 5 10 13 11 2 - -

Construction

726 308 215 203 108 94 16.4 7.1

Manufacturing

536 186 167 183 65 118 24.4 9.1

Durable goods

318 105 108 105 35 70 23.5 9.3

Nondurable goods

217 81 58 79 30 48 25.8 8.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,086 377 305 404 138 265 27.0 9.7

Transportation and utilities

258 110 60 88 21 67 25.2 7.9

Information

146 48 28 70 16 54 24.6 13.8

Financial activities

218 67 63 88 43 45 31.1 10.4

Professional and business services

879 292 251 336 125 211 23.2 9.4

Education and health services

822 314 191 317 118 199 23.1 9.1

Leisure and hospitality

936 402 270 264 95 170 20.3 7.4

Other services

293 131 85 78 29 49 22.5 7.3

Public administration

161 47 53 61 32 29 21.3 9.8

No previous work experience

571 160 171 240 123 117 25.3 11.6

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: February 02, 2018