HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry April 2019
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

1,040 281 308 451 175 276 24.7 12.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

375 85 117 173 62 111 25.0 13.5

Professional and related occupations

664 196 191 278 113 165 24.5 11.7

Service occupations

1,132 371 313 447 173 275 26.6 10.0

Sales and office occupations

1,254 343 378 533 232 300 26.0 12.1

Sales and related occupations

625 201 197 227 95 132 23.7 10.3

Office and administrative support occupations

629 142 182 306 137 168 28.3 14.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

725 241 159 325 187 138 19.7 11.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

140 37 23 80 52 28 19.5 16.2

Construction and extraction occupations

453 147 101 205 125 81 18.9 11.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

132 57 35 40 10 29 23.1 10.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

768 216 241 311 156 155 23.5 10.9

Production occupations

340 100 90 150 76 74 22.7 11.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

427 116 150 161 80 81 24.1 10.9

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

124 30 24 69 42 27 20.4 16.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

17 8 3 5 4 1 - -

Construction

440 147 100 194 102 92 19.7 11.3

Manufacturing

486 137 152 197 87 109 24.6 11.5

Durable goods

268 69 90 108 40 69 24.2 12.0

Nondurable goods

218 67 62 89 48 41 24.9 10.4

Wholesale and retail trade

840 253 235 352 179 174 23.3 11.7

Transportation and utilities

285 79 70 137 44 93 33.3 13.5

Information

93 20 38 35 15 21 21.8 9.9

Financial activities

210 34 105 71 34 38 22.4 12.1

Professional and business services

635 165 165 305 151 155 24.4 13.6

Education and health services

611 216 157 238 75 163 24.9 10.3

Leisure and hospitality

683 233 233 217 93 124 21.3 9.0

Other services

170 48 47 75 26 50 28.1 13.1

Public administration

116 18 19 80 36 44 41.9 21.9

No previous work experience

457 128 167 162 73 89 20.6 9.1

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: May 03, 2019