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

1,741 456 443 842 229 613 37.0 13.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

721 162 186 374 113 261 41.8 15.8

Professional and related occupations

1,020 294 257 468 116 352 33.6 12.9

Service occupations

2,082 663 555 863 311 552 27.9 10.5

Sales and office occupations

1,941 570 447 923 319 604 30.9 13.4

Sales and related occupations

950 285 230 435 154 281 30.0 12.8

Office and administrative support occupations

991 285 217 489 166 323 31.8 14.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,433 465 463 504 188 316 25.6 9.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

212 55 94 63 30 33 23.0 10.1

Construction and extraction occupations

901 325 268 308 115 194 25.4 8.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

320 85 101 133 44 89 28.0 10.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,379 403 360 616 192 424 28.1 12.2

Production occupations

642 153 187 301 102 200 30.7 13.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

737 250 173 314 91 224 25.8 9.9

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

221 51 91 79 37 42 23.9 11.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

67 22 27 19 6 13 - -

Construction

828 295 252 281 89 193 25.1 8.6

Manufacturing

822 185 237 400 123 277 37.8 14.1

Durable goods

487 122 113 251 70 181 42.7 16.5

Nondurable goods

335 62 123 149 53 96 30.7 13.1

Wholesale and retail trade

1,296 394 304 598 188 410 32.2 12.8

Transportation and utilities

379 143 84 153 43 110 26.0 9.7

Information

138 55 29 55 17 38 22.1 8.5

Financial activities

288 59 63 167 67 100 33.4 17.9

Professional and business services

1,089 304 336 448 149 300 26.9 10.5

Education and health services

1,089 277 285 527 144 383 35.6 13.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,304 445 303 557 223 334 26.0 10.7

Other services

394 143 89 162 38 124 30.7 9.1

Public administration

193 29 45 118 50 68 40.5 19.9

No previous work experience

885 207 195 483 152 332 31.5 17.9

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 13, 2015