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

1,290 357 404 528 211 317 25.4 10.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

514 124 151 239 97 142 30.1 13.1

Professional and related occupations

775 233 253 289 114 176 22.3 9.3

Service occupations

1,405 531 427 447 162 285 22.3 8.0

Sales and office occupations

1,268 400 342 526 182 344 27.8 10.0

Sales and related occupations

627 194 165 268 110 158 23.1 10.2

Office and administrative support occupations

641 206 177 257 71 186 32.3 9.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

961 428 298 235 96 139 16.5 5.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

195 74 87 35 18 17 10.1 5.9

Construction and extraction occupations

600 286 170 144 63 81 16.5 5.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

166 69 41 55 15 40 23.8 7.8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

865 297 260 308 102 206 23.9 8.4

Production occupations

376 128 121 126 46 80 28.0 7.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

489 169 139 182 56 126 20.8 8.8

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

212 66 114 32 18 14 9.7 6.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

41 8 5 28 13 15 - -

Construction

577 272 140 164 85 80 16.3 5.4

Manufacturing

509 168 154 188 50 138 34.0 9.1

Durable goods

292 101 78 114 35 78 35.4 8.8

Nondurable goods

217 67 76 74 14 60 32.1 9.3

Wholesale and retail trade

842 244 259 340 108 232 28.7 10.1

Transportation and utilities

216 83 57 77 12 65 27.5 8.7

Information

108 27 28 53 26 27 23.7 14.0

Financial activities

145 28 34 83 50 34 29.4 16.8

Professional and business services

755 285 213 257 103 153 21.2 8.7

Education and health services

890 269 269 352 130 222 24.5 9.9

Leisure and hospitality

850 337 277 235 81 155 18.2 6.7

Other services

190 78 44 68 31 37 23.1 7.0

Public administration

167 53 41 73 25 47 27.4 10.5

No previous work experience

480 127 111 242 114 128 24.6 14.7

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: January 05, 2018