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

1,310 365 456 488 194 295 26.8 10.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

520 147 152 221 86 135 27.0 11.6

Professional and related occupations

790 218 305 267 108 160 26.7 9.9

Service occupations

1,447 474 420 553 242 312 28.3 10.3

Sales and office occupations

1,428 419 488 521 229 293 23.3 9.9

Sales and related occupations

731 201 240 290 127 163 23.2 10.4

Office and administrative support occupations

697 218 248 231 101 130 23.4 9.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

999 271 328 400 204 196 21.9 11.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

137 17 45 75 53 21 18.6 15.6

Construction and extraction occupations

712 197 258 257 126 131 20.3 10.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

150 57 25 68 24 44 32.4 11.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

933 257 366 310 112 198 22.4 9.8

Production occupations

382 100 163 120 55 65 20.2 10.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

551 157 203 190 57 133 24.0 9.7

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

155 32 34 89 63 26 18.5 16.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

55 15 4 36 24 11 - -

Construction

707 196 255 256 136 120 19.6 10.2

Manufacturing

525 154 211 160 68 92 21.9 9.4

Durable goods

304 90 123 91 30 61 24.4 9.5

Nondurable goods

222 64 89 69 38 32 18.4 9.3

Wholesale and retail trade

960 245 384 332 144 188 23.0 10.1

Transportation and utilities

248 53 93 102 34 67 25.3 12.1

Information

114 22 49 43 23 19 18.3 11.7

Financial activities

200 40 70 90 42 48 20.5 13.0

Professional and business services

741 221 245 274 100 174 26.1 10.3

Education and health services

842 293 248 301 124 177 26.9 8.8

Leisure and hospitality

855 246 270 338 132 206 24.6 10.6

Other services

243 101 59 83 29 54 38.2 8.0

Public administration

141 40 38 63 21 42 42.7 13.6

No previous work experience

534 203 145 185 73 112 23.4 8.8

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: April 06, 2018