HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-37. Unemployed persons by occupation, industry, and duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation and industry September 2018
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

1,299 426 313 559 189 370 30.2 10.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

554 152 136 265 85 181 37.8 13.5

Professional and related occupations

745 274 177 294 105 189 24.6 9.2

Service occupations

1,207 502 334 370 148 222 22.1 7.8

Sales and office occupations

1,257 386 365 506 164 342 24.7 10.2

Sales and related occupations

656 223 156 278 101 177 23.8 9.9

Office and administrative support occupations

600 163 210 228 63 165 25.7 10.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

582 246 137 199 84 115 20.9 7.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

52 17 12 24 2 22 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

434 203 91 140 65 75 20.6 6.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

95 26 35 35 17 18 19.5 8.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

847 319 237 291 99 192 23.1 8.8

Production occupations

346 138 93 115 38 77 20.2 8.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

501 181 145 176 61 115 25.0 9.3

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

76 28 24 24 5 20 16.0 9.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

13 8 2 3 1 3 - -

Construction

433 187 103 143 63 79 22.5 7.9

Manufacturing

552 185 140 227 76 151 26.3 9.8

Durable goods

305 104 86 115 39 76 24.2 9.6

Nondurable goods

247 81 54 112 36 76 29.0 10.2

Wholesale and retail trade

822 240 254 328 119 210 27.5 10.5

Transportation and utilities

213 81 74 58 14 45 21.7 7.9

Information

65 21 20 24 4 20 - -

Financial activities

273 74 75 124 22 102 31.7 12.6

Professional and business services

570 213 131 226 97 129 22.1 9.2

Education and health services

849 295 213 342 120 223 24.8 9.7

Leisure and hospitality

740 321 200 219 91 128 21.8 7.4

Other services

221 77 81 63 26 37 18.6 8.5

Public administration

112 48 28 35 8 28 33.5 7.3

No previous work experience

559 164 166 229 107 122 24.2 11.0

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 05, 2018