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

1,246 356 352 538 183 355 26.7 12.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

535 156 156 224 62 163 30.1 12.0

Professional and related occupations

711 201 196 314 121 193 24.2 12.3

Service occupations

1,247 495 339 413 180 233 20.3 7.9

Sales and office occupations

1,233 373 398 462 160 302 25.1 10.0

Sales and related occupations

599 164 206 228 87 141 25.2 10.2

Office and administrative support occupations

634 208 192 234 73 161 24.9 9.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

546 186 147 213 81 132 26.7 9.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

63 34 18 10 3 8 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

400 121 95 184 65 119 31.6 12.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

83 31 34 19 13 6 15.7 7.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

920 292 315 313 98 215 21.3 9.3

Production occupations

414 146 143 126 42 84 20.3 8.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

506 147 172 187 56 131 22.1 10.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

75 37 24 15 6 9 9.8 4.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

14 5 4 4 1 4 - -

Construction

364 112 102 150 60 90 25.8 9.4

Manufacturing

516 130 164 222 79 143 27.8 11.7

Durable goods

260 74 93 93 28 64 28.7 10.0

Nondurable goods

256 56 71 129 50 79 27.0 14.7

Wholesale and retail trade

806 229 258 319 113 206 22.9 11.0

Transportation and utilities

233 95 65 72 17 55 27.5 7.4

Information

90 24 18 48 7 42 37.9 18.1

Financial activities

218 64 86 68 16 52 21.7 10.5

Professional and business services

701 245 221 235 75 160 24.5 9.1

Education and health services

826 235 206 385 162 223 24.8 13.0

Leisure and hospitality

769 316 244 209 92 117 18.7 7.3

Other services

201 66 76 59 28 32 23.6 7.8

Public administration

114 41 35 39 12 26 21.6 9.0

No previous work experience

564 157 176 231 123 109 23.5 10.8

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: November 02, 2018