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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry April 2022
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

1,088 397 276 415 168 247 24.9 9.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

462 186 104 173 39 134 29.6 8.5

Professional and related occupations

626 211 172 242 129 113 21.4 9.5

Service occupations

1,181 440 289 451 146 305 26.6 9.7

Sales and office occupations

1,094 345 282 467 181 285 26.5 11.5

Sales and related occupations

616 198 146 272 112 159 29.1 11.9

Office and administrative support occupations

478 147 136 195 69 126 23.0 10.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

601 246 105 250 107 143 27.2 9.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

43 30 6 7 0 7 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

433 177 60 196 95 101 26.1 10.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

125 39 39 47 12 35 33.7 9.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,067 348 272 447 149 298 28.0 11.0

Production occupations

295 87 84 124 45 79 24.9 11.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

771 260 188 323 104 219 29.2 10.7

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

67 31 12 24 9 15 - -

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

20 8 4 7 0 7 - -

Construction

472 189 85 198 81 116 32.0 9.6

Manufacturing

492 157 107 228 100 128 28.3 12.2

Durable goods

315 105 56 153 67 87 28.9 13.4

Nondurable goods

177 52 50 75 33 42 27.3 11.2

Wholesale and retail trade

817 258 246 313 146 167 22.2 10.8

Transportation and utilities

295 88 66 140 37 103 29.4 13.6

Information

79 39 13 27 12 15 21.7 4.8

Financial activities

198 64 41 94 34 59 28.2 13.1

Professional and business services

582 216 165 202 57 145 22.9 9.0

Education and health services

659 197 195 268 109 159 26.2 10.2

Leisure and hospitality

659 277 135 246 92 154 22.3 8.9

Other services

209 61 62 86 18 68 36.6 9.8

Public administration

102 48 19 35 13 22 21.4 5.5

No previous work experience

402 113 116 173 54 119 27.5 12.5

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). Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system, derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022