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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 July 2022
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

1,650 635 629 386 116 270 20.5 6.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

466 163 144 160 54 106 27.0 8.8

Professional and related occupations

1,184 472 485 226 63 164 17.9 6.3

Service occupations

1,192 451 395 346 116 230 20.7 7.8

Sales and office occupations

1,186 378 451 357 138 219 20.6 8.7

Sales and related occupations

605 225 232 148 46 102 17.6 7.3

Office and administrative support occupations

581 153 220 209 92 117 23.7 10.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

498 214 124 160 45 115 23.5 6.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

56 30 13 13 6 7 - -

Construction and extraction occupations

349 153 85 111 33 77 21.2 5.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

93 31 26 37 6 31 31.7 11.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,058 406 336 316 110 206 23.3 7.9

Production occupations

326 142 105 79 18 61 18.7 6.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

732 263 232 237 92 145 25.3 8.4

INDUSTRY(1)

Agriculture and related industries

82 38 30 14 4 10 18.6 6.1

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

6 5 0 0 0 0 - -

Construction

359 152 85 122 39 83 20.4 6.5

Manufacturing

491 154 178 159 56 103 23.4 9.1

Durable goods

276 93 82 101 34 67 27.2 8.1

Nondurable goods

215 62 96 57 21 36 18.5 9.7

Wholesale and retail trade

807 344 223 240 46 193 27.0 6.8

Transportation and utilities

326 118 102 106 53 53 25.2 8.4

Information

76 20 38 18 11 7 14.3 8.1

Financial activities

176 54 55 67 25 42 28.1 11.1

Professional and business services

646 220 227 200 76 123 19.8 8.8

Education and health services

1,304 490 565 249 75 174 16.0 6.9

Leisure and hospitality

705 245 259 201 64 137 23.3 7.7

Other services

194 87 51 56 15 41 21.5 7.9

Public administration

181 44 85 52 26 26 15.3 8.6

No previous work experience

661 286 243 132 32 101 17.9 6.7

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). Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). Effective with January 2020 data, industries reflect the introduction of the 2017 Census industry classification system, derived from the 2017 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

 

Last Modified Date: August 05, 2022