HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Total Men Women
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,271 8,630 6.6 5.5 6.9 5.6 6.3 5.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,749 1,656 3.1 2.8 3.3 2.8 2.8 2.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

770 654 3.2 2.7 3.2 2.4 3.2 3.2

Management occupations

512 371 3.0 2.2 3.2 2.0 2.9 2.7

Business and financial operations occupations

258 283 3.7 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.8 4.1

Professional and related occupations

980 1,002 2.9 2.9 3.3 3.2 2.6 2.6

Computer and mathematical occupations

140 93 3.3 2.0 3.1 1.9 3.8 2.3

Architecture and engineering occupations

107 101 3.6 3.4 3.5 4.0 4.6 0.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

50 68 3.7 4.8 4.9 4.6 2.3 5.1

Community and social service occupations

78 75 3.3 2.9 2.5 1.7 3.8 3.5

Legal occupations

48 34 2.6 1.8 1.1 2.1 4.0 1.6

Education, training, and library occupations

206 220 2.3 2.4 2.6 3.1 2.2 2.2

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

174 189 5.7 5.7 6.3 6.8 5.0 4.6

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

177 221 2.1 2.5 2.6 2.5 1.8 2.4

Service occupations

2,177 1,909 7.8 6.8 8.2 6.9 7.5 6.7

Healthcare support occupations

255 191 6.7 5.4 12.2 5.7 6.1 5.4

Protective service occupations

140 118 4.5 3.9 4.2 4.2 5.6 2.6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

772 746 8.6 8.3 8.9 7.2 8.3 9.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

580 536 9.3 8.1 9.3 8.4 9.2 7.8

Personal care and service occupations

430 319 7.6 5.4 8.9 6.8 7.2 5.1

Sales and office occupations

2,436 1,857 6.8 5.3 6.3 4.9 7.1 5.5

Sales and related occupations

1,173 880 7.0 5.3 5.5 4.1 8.4 6.6

Office and administrative support occupations

1,263 977 6.7 5.3 7.7 6.3 6.3 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,224 1,049 8.6 7.1 8.5 7.0 9.6 8.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

127 157 11.9 13.4 11.6 13.4 12.9 13.4

Construction and extraction occupations

826 698 10.3 8.2 10.1 8.2 15.2 7.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

271 194 5.2 3.8 5.4 3.8 1.8 4.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,576 1,158 8.5 6.2 8.0 5.5 10.2 8.4

Production occupations

728 581 7.9 6.4 7.2 5.3 9.8 9.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

848 577 9.0 6.0 8.6 5.7 10.9 7.3

No previous work experience

1,062 962 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

539 445 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

311 312 - - - - - -

25 years and over

212 206 - - - - - -

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: December 05, 2014