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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,966 7,413 5.1 4.7 5.2 4.8 4.9 4.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,435 1,251 2.4 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.5 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

633 604 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.9 2.5

Management occupations

436 430 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.8 2.6

Business and financial operations occupations

197 174 2.7 2.2 2.2 1.9 3.2 2.5

Professional and related occupations

802 647 2.3 1.8 2.3 2.0 2.3 1.7

Computer and mathematical occupations

82 94 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.3 1.4 1.2

Architecture and engineering occupations

80 66 2.8 2.1 3.0 2.1 1.4 2.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

45 53 3.2 3.6 2.8 4.0 3.5 3.0

Community and social service occupations

56 39 2.0 1.5 2.2 1.2 1.9 1.6

Legal occupations

23 8 1.4 0.5 1.0 0.2 1.7 0.7

Education, training, and library occupations

186 165 1.9 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.7

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

131 113 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.4 4.3 3.6

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

198 110 2.2 1.2 1.5 1.1 2.5 1.2

Service occupations

1,733 1,517 6.4 5.4 6.8 5.7 6.1 5.2

Healthcare support occupations

162 165 4.5 4.3 4.2 5.0 4.6 4.2

Protective service occupations

111 146 3.5 4.9 3.8 4.4 2.6 6.6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

693 564 7.7 6.1 8.9 6.2 6.8 6.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

416 415 7.2 6.9 7.3 6.7 7.1 7.1

Personal care and service occupations

351 228 6.1 3.9 5.8 4.0 6.2 3.9

Sales and office occupations

1,852 1,753 5.1 5.0 5.2 4.9 5.1 5.1

Sales and related occupations

920 871 5.5 5.2 4.4 4.6 6.5 5.9

Office and administrative support occupations

932 882 4.9 4.8 6.3 5.4 4.3 4.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,097 942 7.5 6.4 7.3 6.0 9.9 13.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

127 123 10.9 9.9 12.7 5.8 6.2 20.5

Construction and extraction occupations

718 586 8.5 6.9 8.3 6.9 13.4 7.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

253 233 5.0 4.7 4.8 4.6 12.1 7.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,077 1,207 5.8 6.3 5.1 5.8 8.3 8.2

Production occupations

494 554 5.5 5.8 4.6 4.9 7.7 8.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

584 653 6.1 6.8 5.5 6.5 9.4 8.2

No previous work experience

745 724 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

421 384 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

175 203 - - - - - -

25 years and over

149 137 - - - - - -

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: May 06, 2016