HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
25. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
2012 2013 Total Men Women
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013

Total, 16 years and over(1)

12,506 11,460 8.1 7.4 8.2 7.6 7.9 7.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

2,318 2,036 4.1 3.6 3.8 3.6 4.4 3.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

935 831 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.4 4.3 3.7

Management occupations

615 547 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.1 4.3 3.6

Business and financial operations occupations

320 284 4.6 4.0 4.8 4.3 4.5 3.8

Professional and related occupations

1,383 1,205 4.2 3.6 3.9 3.7 4.4 3.6

Computer and mathematical occupations

144 149 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.4 4.7 4.2

Architecture and engineering occupations

123 102 4.2 3.5 3.7 3.3 6.8 4.9

Life, physical, and social science occupations

55 49 4.0 3.6 4.4 3.7 3.5 3.5

Community and social service occupations

113 93 4.7 3.8 5.3 3.5 4.4 4.0

Legal occupations

50 54 2.7 2.9 1.5 2.2 3.9 3.6

Education, training, and library occupations

426 350 4.8 3.9 4.1 3.7 5.0 4.0

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

225 216 7.4 7.0 7.6 7.9 7.2 5.9

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

246 193 3.0 2.3 2.3 2.4 3.2 2.3

Service occupations

2,540 2,444 9.1 8.6 9.0 8.8 9.1 8.5

Healthcare support occupations

276 266 7.3 7.0 7.7 8.4 7.3 6.8

Protective service occupations

205 143 6.2 4.4 5.4 4.2 9.1 5.0

Food preparation and serving related occupations

925 883 10.3 9.7 10.3 10.3 10.4 9.2

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

692 678 11.0 10.7 10.5 10.5 11.7 11.0

Personal care and service occupations

443 475 7.8 8.1 8.1 7.8 7.7 8.2

Sales and office occupations

2,775 2,575 7.7 7.2 7.3 7.0 8.0 7.3

Sales and related occupations

1,318 1,212 7.9 7.3 6.3 5.9 9.4 8.7

Office and administrative support occupations

1,457 1,363 7.6 7.1 8.8 8.8 7.1 6.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,668 1,423 11.5 9.8 11.2 9.7 17.9 12.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

167 124 14.4 11.4 12.0 9.9 21.6 16.4

Construction and extraction occupations

1,181 1,016 14.4 12.5 14.3 12.4 17.7 14.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

320 284 6.2 5.4 6.0 5.3 12.3 6.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,845 1,690 9.8 9.1 9.3 8.6 11.5 10.7

Production occupations

865 792 9.3 8.7 8.5 8.0 11.3 10.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

980 898 10.3 9.4 10.0 9.0 12.0 11.0

No previous work experience

1,316 1,247 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

758 718 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

334 326 - - - - - -

25 years and over

224 203 - - - - - -

Footnotes
(1) Includes a small number of persons whose last job was in the Armed Forces.

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 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2014