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

1,285 350 370 565 219 346 32.0 11.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

498 104 171 223 90 133 35.7 12.6

Professional and related occupations

787 245 199 342 129 213 29.7 11.3

Service occupations

1,444 534 344 566 196 370 24.0 9.3

Sales and office occupations

1,363 395 379 589 196 393 28.7 11.8

Sales and related occupations

656 210 149 297 100 197 29.6 11.9

Office and administrative support occupations

707 184 231 292 96 196 27.9 11.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

724 232 212 280 101 180 26.6 9.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

67 32 18 17 17 0 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

495 172 154 169 51 118 23.2 8.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

163 28 40 95 33 62 45.0 19.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

833 289 291 253 92 161 22.7 8.6

Production occupations

311 100 116 95 36 59 22.8 9.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

522 189 175 158 56 102 22.7 8.4

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

85 33 26 26 21 5 12.1 5.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

39 10 13 17 2 15 - -

Construction

436 166 126 143 49 94 22.9 8.3

Manufacturing

503 142 175 186 82 104 30.8 9.7

Durable goods

315 97 103 115 54 60 30.2 8.8

Nondurable goods

188 45 72 71 28 43 31.7 11.2

Wholesale and retail trade

864 272 252 340 102 238 29.2 10.5

Transportation and utilities

316 90 89 138 50 88 28.6 10.9

Information

113 15 32 66 27 39 37.0 17.8

Financial activities

214 36 68 110 28 82 43.2 18.1

Professional and business services

739 222 224 293 100 193 22.8 11.1

Education and health services

815 265 198 352 151 201 26.4 10.0

Leisure and hospitality

825 341 204 280 101 179 20.8 7.2

Other services

219 71 58 91 25 67 33.4 9.7

Public administration

169 52 41 75 34 41 27.1 11.4

No previous work experience

580 155 234 191 42 149 27.1 10.2

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: November 03, 2017