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

1,251 319 293 639 228 411 33.6 15.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

604 141 132 332 138 194 31.6 16.6

Professional and related occupations

647 179 161 308 90 218 35.5 13.3

Service occupations

1,517 482 354 682 242 440 30.6 12.3

Sales and office occupations

1,753 569 359 825 348 476 29.5 13.0

Sales and related occupations

871 308 201 362 139 223 27.8 10.1

Office and administrative support occupations

882 261 158 463 209 254 31.3 15.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

942 248 210 485 259 225 25.8 15.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

123 16 41 66 48 18 18.0 15.5

Construction and extraction occupations

586 194 125 268 134 133 23.0 12.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

233 38 44 151 77 74 37.1 18.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,207 320 364 523 193 330 28.3 12.1

Production occupations

554 127 137 290 95 194 35.0 15.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

653 193 226 234 98 136 22.7 10.2

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

156 25 48 83 48 34 26.5 15.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

86 33 25 27 9 19 19.3 7.8

Construction

545 179 131 236 125 111 21.5 11.8

Manufacturing

715 166 179 370 138 232 30.3 15.5

Durable goods

412 90 120 201 100 101 27.8 14.1

Nondurable goods

303 76 59 168 38 130 33.7 20.8

Wholesale and retail trade

1,077 313 273 490 225 265 27.3 12.1

Transportation and utilities

330 102 88 140 53 88 25.8 10.5

Information

140 44 27 70 17 52 42.1 14.2

Financial activities

273 69 49 156 79 76 34.0 17.3

Professional and business services

868 249 204 416 187 229 26.6 13.8

Education and health services

824 218 200 405 156 249 30.6 14.2

Leisure and hospitality

930 341 223 367 112 255 29.4 9.6

Other services

295 75 55 165 47 118 45.6 19.9

Public administration

117 22 30 64 26 38 47.8 16.8

No previous work experience

724 222 166 336 115 221 29.4 12.5

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 06, 2016