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

1,134 327 292 515 238 277 27.5 12.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

460 101 143 216 102 114 29.0 13.5

Professional and related occupations

675 226 149 300 136 163 26.4 12.3

Service occupations

1,238 405 315 517 234 283 22.9 11.1

Sales and office occupations

1,242 366 378 497 196 301 26.5 12.0

Sales and related occupations

659 187 175 297 131 166 26.9 12.9

Office and administrative support occupations

583 179 203 200 65 135 26.0 11.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

926 269 210 447 255 192 21.8 13.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

127 49 14 64 33 30 19.6 14.6

Construction and extraction occupations

662 174 166 322 197 125 20.1 14.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

138 46 30 61 24 37 32.5 12.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

841 248 270 324 181 143 20.4 11.3

Production occupations

384 115 127 142 65 77 21.3 11.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

457 133 142 182 116 66 19.6 11.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

141 57 18 67 32 35 20.4 10.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

39 10 3 25 11 15 - -

Construction

637 169 180 288 187 100 18.2 13.1

Manufacturing

527 128 180 219 98 122 26.4 12.4

Durable goods

308 71 108 130 54 75 28.2 12.4

Nondurable goods

219 58 72 90 43 46 23.9 12.4

Wholesale and retail trade

852 253 238 361 175 186 26.1 12.7

Transportation and utilities

221 64 57 101 57 44 19.6 13.2

Information

65 13 24 28 9 18 - -

Financial activities

160 34 49 77 38 39 23.8 14.0

Professional and business services

617 157 218 242 97 145 27.1 12.1

Education and health services

748 240 183 325 117 208 27.4 11.5

Leisure and hospitality

740 290 180 270 138 132 17.3 8.7

Other services

214 71 27 115 51 64 30.3 16.1

Public administration

120 27 28 66 43 23 32.5 15.7

No previous work experience

530 161 197 172 52 119 24.7 9.3

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 04, 2018