HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
July
2014
July
2015
Total Men Women
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,307 8,805 6.5 5.6 6.2 5.2 6.9 6.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

2,011 1,807 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.5 4.1 3.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

656 566 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.3 3.2 2.2

Management occupations

375 318 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.8 2.9 1.8

Business and financial operations occupations

281 249 3.8 3.4 3.9 3.9 3.7 2.9

Professional and related occupations

1,355 1,240 4.1 3.6 3.4 2.7 4.6 4.3

Computer and mathematical occupations

102 159 2.3 3.4 2.5 3.7 1.8 2.5

Architecture and engineering occupations

114 74 3.8 2.4 3.4 2.0 5.7 4.2

Life, physical, and social science occupations

54 38 3.9 2.6 2.7 2.3 5.3 3.0

Community and social service occupations

93 65 3.6 2.5 3.8 1.4 3.4 3.1

Legal occupations

38 31 2.0 1.6 2.0 1.2 2.1 2.0

Education, training, and library occupations

525 595 6.3 7.1 4.6 4.7 6.9 8.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

200 117 6.6 3.6 7.2 3.3 5.8 3.8

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

229 161 2.7 1.8 1.3 0.9 3.1 2.1

Service occupations

2,076 1,932 7.3 6.7 7.3 6.6 7.3 6.8

Healthcare support occupations

175 161 4.7 4.3 1.7 5.2 5.2 4.1

Protective service occupations

145 125 4.3 3.7 4.1 3.4 4.8 4.6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

771 797 8.5 8.7 9.2 10.0 8.0 7.7

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

510 469 8.0 7.5 8.1 5.6 8.0 10.2

Personal care and service occupations

476 380 8.0 6.1 7.4 5.0 8.1 6.4

Sales and office occupations

2,168 1,848 6.1 5.2 5.3 5.2 6.5 5.3

Sales and related occupations

1,034 966 6.2 5.8 4.6 4.7 7.8 6.9

Office and administrative support occupations

1,135 882 5.9 4.8 6.3 5.9 5.8 4.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,048 816 6.9 5.4 6.8 5.4 8.3 5.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

94 76 7.4 6.2 6.3 5.6 10.6 7.9

Construction and extraction occupations

691 536 8.0 6.3 8.0 6.4 6.7 4.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

263 204 5.0 3.8 5.0 3.8 6.3 3.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,489 1,248 7.7 6.5 6.7 5.2 11.2 11.0

Production occupations

714 567 7.7 6.2 6.8 4.6 10.2 10.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

774 681 7.7 6.9 6.7 5.8 12.7 12.7

No previous work experience

1,479 1,122 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

968 675 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

324 265 - - - - - -

25 years and over

186 182 - - - - - -

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: August 07, 2015