HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Total Men Women
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,682 8,116 5.6 5.1 6.0 5.3 5.1 4.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,398 1,477 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

638 642 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.5

Management occupations

460 405 2.7 2.2 2.6 2.3 2.8 2.2

Business and financial operations occupations

178 237 2.4 3.0 2.7 3.0 2.1 3.1

Professional and related occupations

760 835 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.4

Computer and mathematical occupations

88 113 2.0 2.4 2.1 2.1 1.9 3.2

Architecture and engineering occupations

88 89 3.1 3.0 2.8 3.0 4.4 3.3

Life, physical, and social science occupations

42 43 2.8 2.9 3.7 2.9 1.7 3.0

Community and social service occupations

44 69 1.7 2.6 0.7 2.1 2.2 2.8

Legal occupations

39 40 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.4 3.0 3.0

Education, training, and library occupations

175 168 1.8 1.7 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

174 140 5.5 4.3 5.9 3.9 5.0 4.7

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

110 171 1.3 1.9 0.0 1.4 1.7 2.0

Service occupations

1,782 1,797 6.6 6.5 6.9 6.9 6.4 6.3

Healthcare support occupations

217 160 5.9 4.4 9.8 3.0 5.3 4.6

Protective service occupations

114 116 3.6 3.9 3.0 3.0 6.0 7.2

Food preparation and serving related occupations

683 652 8.0 7.2 8.6 7.4 7.4 7.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

458 561 7.9 9.4 8.8 9.7 6.7 8.9

Personal care and service occupations

310 308 5.5 5.3 3.4 6.3 6.2 5.0

Sales and office occupations

2,000 1,710 5.6 4.9 5.7 4.5 5.5 5.1

Sales and related occupations

976 726 5.8 4.4 4.6 3.5 6.9 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

1,024 983 5.4 5.3 7.4 6.1 4.6 5.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,366 1,237 9.2 8.4 8.9 7.9 17.1 18.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

186 153 15.7 12.8 15.3 9.5 17.1 23.0

Construction and extraction occupations

922 807 11.0 9.6 10.9 9.2 16.7 24.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

259 277 4.9 5.4 4.5 5.5 17.6 2.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,372 1,169 7.3 6.1 6.6 5.8 9.5 6.9

Production occupations

593 558 6.4 5.9 5.9 5.4 7.6 7.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

779 611 8.1 6.2 7.2 6.2 13.2 6.5

No previous work experience

729 688 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

409 336 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

173 208 - - - - - -

25 years and over

147 143 - - - - - -

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 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016