HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry April 2015
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

1,435 413 318 703 223 481 37.9 14.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

633 162 155 315 96 219 37.6 14.4

Professional and related occupations

802 251 163 388 127 261 38.2 13.7

Service occupations

1,733 543 386 804 260 545 30.5 12.9

Sales and office occupations

1,852 472 493 888 262 626 33.7 13.5

Sales and related occupations

920 243 254 423 103 320 33.6 12.2

Office and administrative support occupations

932 229 239 465 159 306 33.7 14.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,097 322 279 496 212 285 27.5 12.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

127 44 41 42 19 23 20.0 8.8

Construction and extraction occupations

718 217 177 324 154 170 27.1 12.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

253 62 61 131 38 92 32.4 15.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,077 281 256 540 182 358 34.5 14.6

Production occupations

494 148 106 239 66 173 38.1 13.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

584 133 150 300 116 184 31.5 15.2

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

205 77 61 67 34 34 18.6 9.9

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

87 56 23 8 0 7 10.8 3.5

Construction

665 166 168 330 158 172 29.5 14.4

Manufacturing

609 176 126 306 106 201 37.1 14.7

Durable goods

381 124 81 176 59 117 34.3 12.8

Nondurable goods

228 52 46 130 47 83 41.7 18.5

Wholesale and retail trade

1,167 323 300 544 158 386 33.4 13.0

Transportation and utilities

311 53 77 181 69 112 35.0 18.0

Information

84 18 15 51 16 35 57.0 20.1

Financial activities

259 53 64 141 46 95 35.5 18.1

Professional and business services

856 228 213 416 113 303 35.1 13.8

Education and health services

917 259 202 457 136 321 37.9 14.4

Leisure and hospitality

1,113 343 287 483 182 301 27.6 10.9

Other services

354 100 83 171 40 131 32.7 13.6

Public administration

144 29 27 88 40 48 35.1 19.0

No previous work experience

745 203 187 355 96 259 30.7 13.6

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: May 08, 2015