HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry November 2018
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

1,330 450 354 526 240 287 22.5 9.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

557 185 136 237 102 134 25.4 10.0

Professional and related occupations

773 265 218 290 137 153 20.4 9.3

Service occupations

1,154 431 384 338 130 208 21.9 7.5

Sales and office occupations

1,224 427 372 425 143 282 24.0 9.0

Sales and related occupations

620 232 156 232 69 163 26.5 8.9

Office and administrative support occupations

604 195 216 193 74 119 21.4 9.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

677 265 209 203 101 102 17.7 7.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

129 51 43 35 20 15 12.6 7.0

Construction and extraction occupations

400 170 114 116 49 68 18.5 6.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

148 44 53 52 32 19 19.9 9.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

723 232 207 283 99 184 24.4 10.0

Production occupations

307 87 101 120 29 91 24.8 10.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

415 145 106 163 70 93 24.1 9.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

130 55 39 36 22 14 14.5 6.5

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

16 1 11 4 4 1 - -

Construction

385 157 100 128 40 89 21.8 6.9

Manufacturing

474 147 139 188 77 111 24.8 10.0

Durable goods

279 89 87 103 56 47 21.6 9.5

Nondurable goods

195 58 52 85 21 64 29.5 11.7

Wholesale and retail trade

816 265 251 300 111 189 23.7 9.0

Transportation and utilities

265 100 53 112 38 74 34.7 9.0

Information

100 20 36 43 3 40 40.4 10.1

Financial activities

221 76 73 72 38 34 19.5 8.3

Professional and business services

638 235 190 213 88 125 20.5 8.9

Education and health services

737 215 219 303 142 160 21.1 10.0

Leisure and hospitality

742 305 254 183 77 106 19.5 6.4

Other services

233 91 69 73 31 42 20.0 7.0

Public administration

144 57 33 54 27 27 20.2 8.7

No previous work experience

524 168 137 219 100 119 25.0 11.7

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: December 07, 2018