HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry February 2017
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

1,313 381 374 558 175 383 28.7 11.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

626 140 189 297 107 189 31.8 13.6

Professional and related occupations

687 241 185 261 68 193 25.9 9.8

Service occupations

1,857 563 598 696 282 413 24.2 10.1

Sales and office occupations

1,615 462 498 655 256 399 25.3 10.8

Sales and related occupations

712 206 226 281 109 171 24.8 10.2

Office and administrative support occupations

903 256 273 374 147 228 25.6 11.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,134 318 439 377 184 193 21.0 9.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

105 24 44 37 28 9 16.7 12.4

Construction and extraction occupations

813 215 328 269 128 141 20.9 9.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

216 79 66 71 28 43 23.5 8.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,261 425 416 420 143 277 21.7 8.6

Production occupations

536 157 158 221 92 129 24.2 10.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

725 268 258 199 51 148 19.8 7.2

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

127 26 52 49 30 19 26.7 12.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

34 5 9 20 12 9 - -

Construction

796 185 341 271 137 134 19.4 10.4

Manufacturing

634 177 198 259 93 166 23.8 10.8

Durable goods

453 127 145 180 68 112 22.2 10.5

Nondurable goods

181 50 53 79 25 53 27.9 11.6

Wholesale and retail trade

1,110 310 362 438 166 272 25.4 9.4

Transportation and utilities

377 128 121 129 41 88 23.0 9.5

Information

107 34 37 37 9 28 25.3 8.7

Financial activities

356 94 97 165 49 116 32.8 13.0

Professional and business services

930 302 300 327 122 205 23.9 9.9

Education and health services

912 271 261 380 150 231 27.4 11.9

Leisure and hospitality

994 321 333 340 155 185 20.1 9.1

Other services

312 126 80 106 14 92 24.8 8.0

Public administration

140 38 33 69 38 31 26.4 14.3

No previous work experience

681 173 187 322 113 208 33.0 13.4

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: March 10, 2017