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

1,460 397 391 672 226 445 34.3 12.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

709 154 200 356 126 230 34.9 14.6

Professional and related occupations

751 243 191 316 101 215 33.6 9.8

Service occupations

1,853 634 430 789 290 499 28.2 10.1

Sales and office occupations

1,909 548 446 915 318 598 33.2 13.5

Sales and related occupations

987 267 260 459 163 296 30.1 12.9

Office and administrative support occupations

923 280 186 456 154 302 36.4 14.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

977 237 276 464 169 295 33.0 13.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

112 25 44 44 18 25 23.6 11.7

Construction and extraction occupations

632 153 164 315 134 181 30.8 14.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

233 60 68 105 16 89 43.6 12.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,212 344 279 590 214 376 33.5 13.8

Production occupations

549 162 114 273 89 184 36.9 14.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

664 181 165 317 125 192 30.6 13.6

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

158 29 66 62 38 25 16.9 11.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

76 13 39 23 14 9 24.5 8.9

Construction

584 164 132 287 112 175 34.0 14.1

Manufacturing

710 195 167 347 85 263 36.7 14.0

Durable goods

405 114 102 189 46 143 34.7 13.1

Nondurable goods

305 81 65 158 39 119 39.5 16.2

Wholesale and retail trade

1,242 354 277 612 246 366 30.7 14.2

Transportation and utilities

310 61 80 169 63 106 37.4 16.8

Information

90 32 16 41 9 32 54.9 10.8

Financial activities

218 31 56 131 46 85 39.1 19.3

Professional and business services

989 233 231 525 177 348 38.1 16.5

Education and health services

977 351 226 400 132 269 28.1 9.3

Leisure and hospitality

1,159 443 300 416 168 248 23.8 8.4

Other services

352 94 86 172 52 120 41.2 14.2

Public administration

116 22 25 68 27 41 43.0 20.8

No previous work experience

918 306 215 396 118 278 29.9 11.6

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: June 05, 2015