HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry December 2016
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

1,361 339 322 700 287 414 30.8 15.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

609 140 137 332 130 202 31.5 16.8

Professional and related occupations

752 199 184 369 157 212 30.3 13.7

Service occupations

1,493 496 450 547 201 346 24.2 9.3

Sales and office occupations

1,482 445 434 603 273 329 23.5 10.1

Sales and related occupations

768 227 225 316 152 163 22.9 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

714 217 209 287 121 166 24.1 9.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,064 442 305 316 120 197 20.3 6.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

170 92 54 24 10 14 10.2 4.2

Construction and extraction occupations

724 292 206 225 81 144 22.2 7.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

170 58 45 67 28 39 22.1 9.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,097 353 282 462 173 289 25.3 11.0

Production occupations

487 140 122 224 81 144 29.2 12.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

610 212 160 238 93 145 22.2 10.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

178 95 54 29 14 15 10.3 4.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

28 8 3 16 2 14 - -

Construction

683 300 179 204 69 135 21.6 6.1

Manufacturing

638 179 183 275 106 169 29.6 10.6

Durable goods

366 100 108 158 67 92 29.7 11.9

Nondurable goods

272 79 75 117 40 78 29.5 9.5

Wholesale and retail trade

959 305 284 370 143 227 22.9 9.3

Transportation and utilities

272 75 81 116 30 86 25.7 12.1

Information

87 25 16 46 8 38 33.2 21.2

Financial activities

268 80 56 132 77 55 22.8 14.2

Professional and business services

898 266 250 383 154 229 26.1 10.5

Education and health services

794 225 214 355 155 200 26.4 12.1

Leisure and hospitality

937 261 293 383 175 208 23.9 11.1

Other services

276 103 64 109 43 66 24.7 9.7

Public administration

114 32 39 43 18 25 33.0 10.3

No previous work experience

657 170 176 310 122 189 33.0 13.7

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: January 06, 2017