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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry September 2019
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

1,235 402 309 524 176 348 25.1 11.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

450 133 107 210 72 138 22.9 12.9

Professional and related occupations

786 269 202 314 105 209 26.3 10.3

Service occupations

1,068 388 282 398 131 267 20.6 9.3

Sales and office occupations

1,158 359 376 423 139 284 22.8 9.8

Sales and related occupations

581 200 168 214 63 151 21.7 9.0

Office and administrative support occupations

577 159 209 209 76 134 23.9 10.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

489 169 135 185 74 111 20.9 9.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

63 22 24 18 8 10 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

314 120 76 118 57 60 18.3 9.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

111 28 34 49 9 40 29.3 10.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

846 292 258 296 119 177 23.1 8.9

Production occupations

379 148 134 97 44 53 19.1 7.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

467 144 124 199 74 125 26.3 10.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

75 23 24 29 14 14 23.5 11.8

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

13 8 0 5 4 1 - -

Construction

322 108 107 107 49 59 19.1 9.2

Manufacturing

543 177 170 196 93 103 20.0 9.4

Durable goods

272 76 93 102 40 63 20.5 10.1

Nondurable goods

271 101 76 94 54 40 19.5 8.7

Wholesale and retail trade

672 224 189 259 95 165 24.0 9.2

Transportation and utilities

240 97 55 87 19 69 32.9 8.9

Information

110 24 36 50 15 35 23.7 12.9

Financial activities

202 66 43 92 39 54 27.0 12.7

Professional and business services

604 211 151 242 85 158 20.5 10.1

Education and health services

736 232 248 257 102 155 22.0 9.9

Leisure and hospitality

705 268 194 243 61 182 20.0 8.8

Other services

219 85 34 100 32 67 28.1 9.7

Public administration

95 26 38 32 11 21 20.5 9.2

No previous work experience

650 205 222 223 95 128 24.5 10.7

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: October 04, 2019