HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry January 2016
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

1,404 410 363 631 195 436 31.5 12.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

572 160 151 261 78 183 32.3 11.8

Professional and related occupations

832 250 212 370 118 253 30.9 12.2

Service occupations

1,766 516 527 724 313 411 25.4 10.9

Sales and office occupations

1,870 616 531 723 239 484 26.1 10.3

Sales and related occupations

822 263 244 315 111 204 27.3 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

1,049 354 287 408 128 280 25.2 10.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,249 411 472 365 134 231 23.3 8.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

166 30 100 36 13 24 21.0 10.7

Construction and extraction occupations

863 323 288 252 89 163 24.4 8.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

220 58 85 77 33 44 21.0 10.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,281 461 369 451 133 318 25.7 9.3

Production occupations

541 192 154 195 61 134 25.0 9.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

739 269 215 256 72 184 26.3 9.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

207 41 119 48 18 30 29.3 10.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

79 20 33 26 8 18 22.6 9.7

Construction

737 311 232 193 85 108 21.4 7.0

Manufacturing

681 207 219 256 88 168 23.2 9.6

Durable goods

430 135 119 176 55 121 26.5 10.2

Nondurable goods

251 72 100 80 33 47 17.4 8.9

Wholesale and retail trade

1,248 410 331 507 149 358 27.8 11.3

Transportation and utilities

365 149 79 136 38 98 30.2 8.1

Information

138 45 43 50 15 35 31.3 10.3

Financial activities

308 80 75 153 49 104 31.3 14.4

Professional and business services

901 274 288 339 118 221 26.2 10.0

Education and health services

930 288 224 418 161 257 27.5 12.2

Leisure and hospitality

1,101 337 344 420 151 269 25.4 10.3

Other services

336 81 114 142 71 71 23.0 12.2

Public administration

145 34 39 73 22 51 33.9 14.6

No previous work experience

711 154 161 396 127 268 39.2 18.8

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: February 05, 2016