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

1,254 384 336 534 168 366 28.4 11.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

581 156 143 282 81 201 29.8 13.9

Professional and related occupations

673 229 193 252 88 165 27.2 9.5

Service occupations

1,426 461 341 624 265 359 24.2 11.8

Sales and office occupations

1,337 428 342 568 227 341 24.0 11.6

Sales and related occupations

688 234 175 279 104 175 22.8 10.1

Office and administrative support occupations

650 193 167 290 124 166 25.2 12.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

925 245 229 451 203 249 29.2 14.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

120 48 25 47 12 35 25.3 9.3

Construction and extraction occupations

657 176 165 315 153 163 28.5 13.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

149 20 39 89 38 51 35.7 19.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

994 259 316 419 229 189 21.8 11.7

Production occupations

432 100 143 189 97 91 23.3 12.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

562 159 173 230 132 98 20.7 11.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

123 45 28 49 17 32 25.4 10.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

36 11 1 24 10 14 - -

Construction

593 157 150 287 168 119 25.4 13.9

Manufacturing

620 162 182 276 110 166 27.2 12.6

Durable goods

389 101 115 174 85 88 25.6 12.7

Nondurable goods

230 61 67 102 25 77 29.8 12.5

Wholesale and retail trade

854 241 222 391 173 218 25.0 13.0

Transportation and utilities

234 54 71 109 41 68 25.3 13.2

Information

110 42 30 37 18 19 25.2 9.2

Financial activities

241 70 70 101 34 67 28.6 10.9

Professional and business services

842 226 274 341 129 212 23.1 11.0

Education and health services

757 256 171 329 125 204 27.8 11.4

Leisure and hospitality

857 313 229 315 156 159 19.6 9.7

Other services

240 62 45 133 50 83 29.9 17.4

Public administration

96 19 28 50 19 31 28.5 16.0

No previous work experience

602 169 165 269 111 157 28.7 13.1

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: May 05, 2017