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

1,463 471 389 603 211 392 28.4 11.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

636 170 161 306 110 196 34.1 13.7

Professional and related occupations

827 301 228 297 102 195 24.0 9.9

Service occupations

1,414 533 355 526 178 348 26.9 9.8

Sales and office occupations

1,415 458 377 580 179 402 26.6 10.3

Sales and related occupations

605 193 175 237 74 163 24.6 10.5

Office and administrative support occupations

810 265 202 343 105 239 28.0 10.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

746 287 181 278 96 182 25.9 9.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

105 40 48 16 10 6 10.8 7.8

Construction and extraction occupations

470 210 100 160 57 103 22.7 6.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

171 38 33 101 28 72 43.8 20.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

873 308 219 347 119 228 27.3 9.4

Production occupations

405 117 113 175 58 117 30.6 11.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

468 191 106 172 61 111 24.5 8.1

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

127 53 51 23 11 12 13.7 7.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

24 5 4 15 7 9 - -

Construction

442 167 98 177 69 108 25.4 8.8

Manufacturing

598 203 163 233 93 140 25.5 10.1

Durable goods

369 124 94 152 55 96 28.4 10.8

Nondurable goods

229 79 69 81 37 44 21.0 9.4

Wholesale and retail trade

854 294 237 324 91 233 27.0 9.5

Transportation and utilities

317 92 54 171 48 123 38.4 17.9

Information

143 46 26 72 26 46 30.0 14.6

Financial activities

240 88 61 91 31 60 31.4 9.7

Professional and business services

734 267 188 279 97 183 24.6 9.7

Education and health services

947 296 269 382 146 236 26.4 11.4

Leisure and hospitality

722 282 192 249 94 154 24.2 9.1

Other services

285 93 61 131 42 89 29.2 11.6

Public administration

166 65 31 70 18 52 32.2 12.2

No previous work experience

631 162 215 254 106 149 24.9 11.6

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: October 06, 2017