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

1,425 421 312 691 234 457 30.4 13.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

644 162 135 346 136 210 32.2 16.4

Professional and related occupations

781 259 178 345 98 246 28.9 11.0

Service occupations

1,741 638 483 620 259 361 21.9 9.2

Sales and office occupations

1,770 608 499 663 226 438 24.3 9.6

Sales and related occupations

883 303 243 337 121 216 23.5 9.7

Office and administrative support occupations

888 305 256 327 105 222 25.1 9.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,241 482 415 344 146 198 17.8 7.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

181 65 75 42 24 18 12.1 7.8

Construction and extraction occupations

872 353 281 238 105 134 17.9 7.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

187 64 59 64 17 46 23.0 8.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,250 446 348 456 196 260 20.9 9.3

Production occupations

558 173 144 241 105 135 23.7 11.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

693 273 204 215 91 124 18.8 8.0

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

209 76 82 51 34 18 12.2 8.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

52 15 10 27 11 16 - -

Construction

870 313 319 238 112 126 18.0 7.8

Manufacturing

649 198 155 296 129 167 26.7 12.1

Durable goods

439 145 74 219 95 125 30.7 14.5

Nondurable goods

211 53 81 77 34 43 18.2 10.3

Wholesale and retail trade

1,172 414 344 415 146 268 23.1 9.0

Transportation and utilities

335 128 92 114 49 66 20.5 8.9

Information

138 51 28 59 2 56 34.6 10.2

Financial activities

326 120 66 140 60 80 25.0 9.5

Professional and business services

972 316 258 398 133 265 26.6 10.2

Education and health services

790 269 182 339 127 212 26.0 10.6

Leisure and hospitality

1,135 426 304 405 170 236 19.9 9.7

Other services

264 73 57 134 41 93 31.5 15.1

Public administration

152 41 57 54 21 33 30.6 9.9

No previous work experience

701 223 152 326 135 190 27.8 11.7

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 03, 2017