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
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

149,349 151,594 8,370 7,207 5.3 4.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

58,155 59,613 1,460 1,305 2.4 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

23,891 24,907 709 606 2.9 2.4

Professional and related occupations

34,264 34,706 751 699 2.1 2.0

Service occupations

26,296 26,931 1,853 1,533 6.6 5.4

Sales and office occupations

33,838 33,235 1,909 1,541 5.3 4.4

Sales and related occupations

15,962 15,721 987 850 5.8 5.1

Office and administrative support occupations

17,876 17,515 923 690 4.9 3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,754 13,941 977 827 6.6 5.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,086 1,227 112 113 9.3 8.4

Construction and extraction occupations

7,821 7,964 632 519 7.5 6.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,847 4,750 233 196 4.6 4.0

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,306 17,873 1,212 1,154 6.5 6.1

Production occupations

8,481 8,725 549 569 6.1 6.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,825 9,148 664 584 7.0 6.0

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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