Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

144,509 146,647 11,462 9,787 7.3 6.3

Management, professional, and related occupations

54,515 55,646 2,130 1,930 3.8 3.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

22,807 23,854 794 643 3.4 2.6

Professional and related occupations

31,708 31,792 1,336 1,287 4.0 3.9

Service occupations

26,305 26,183 2,407 2,139 8.4 7.6

Sales and office occupations

33,039 33,045 2,532 2,037 7.1 5.8

Sales and related occupations

15,741 15,102 1,214 900 7.2 5.6

Office and administrative support occupations

17,298 17,943 1,318 1,138 7.1 6.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,468 14,046 1,289 1,116 8.7 7.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,125 1,183 126 111 10.0 8.6

Construction and extraction occupations

7,449 7,888 873 752 10.5 8.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,894 4,975 291 253 5.6 4.8

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,182 17,727 1,593 1,372 8.5 7.2

Production occupations

8,389 8,586 771 623 8.4 6.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,793 9,141 822 749 8.5 7.6

Footnotes
(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: September 05, 2014