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

1,208 344 286 578 232 345 29.9 13.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

463 132 107 225 84 141 30.0 13.6

Professional and related occupations

745 213 179 353 149 204 29.9 13.0

Service occupations

1,529 468 390 671 286 385 23.5 11.9

Sales and office occupations

1,394 467 356 570 229 342 24.3 10.3

Sales and related occupations

733 235 182 316 127 189 24.6 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

660 232 174 254 101 153 23.9 9.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

854 272 188 394 166 228 26.4 12.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

81 30 20 31 18 13 14.3 8.2

Construction and extraction occupations

562 186 120 256 114 142 25.5 12.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

211 56 48 107 34 73 33.6 15.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

944 281 249 414 212 202 25.9 11.8

Production occupations

416 130 100 187 109 77 28.3 12.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

527 151 149 227 102 125 24.0 11.7

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

108 40 28 40 20 20 18.4 8.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

21 8 2 11 2 8 - -

Construction

510 166 111 232 114 118 23.8 12.3

Manufacturing

512 147 138 227 124 103 28.2 10.9

Durable goods

331 89 90 152 87 65 27.9 11.8

Nondurable goods

180 57 48 75 37 38 28.7 9.9

Wholesale and retail trade

940 301 218 420 200 221 25.0 11.2

Transportation and utilities

292 116 60 117 56 60 19.6 9.6

Information

131 48 26 57 32 24 37.2 11.4

Financial activities

245 43 76 126 43 83 30.8 15.6

Professional and business services

703 183 188 333 135 198 26.4 13.4

Education and health services

822 227 234 362 122 240 27.4 12.1

Leisure and hospitality

954 365 237 352 165 187 19.5 8.8

Other services

250 79 66 105 23 82 27.7 10.7

Public administration

143 25 15 102 46 57 36.4 22.4

No previous work experience

628 271 119 238 86 152 23.2 7.4

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: June 02, 2017