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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

11,462 9,787 7.3 6.3 7.4 6.0 7.3 6.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

2,130 1,930 3.8 3.4 3.4 2.9 4.1 3.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

794 643 3.4 2.6 3.0 2.2 3.8 3.2

Management occupations

511 386 3.1 2.2 2.9 2.0 3.4 2.6

Business and financial operations occupations

283 258 4.0 3.5 3.4 2.8 4.5 4.1

Professional and related occupations

1,336 1,287 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.6 4.3 4.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

137 134 3.3 3.1 2.6 3.1 5.2 3.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

90 77 3.2 2.6 3.0 2.6 4.8 2.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

35 47 2.6 3.1 1.8 2.8 3.4 3.5

Community and social service occupations

92 78 3.6 3.1 3.7 3.7 3.6 2.8

Legal occupations

62 50 3.2 2.5 3.8 2.1 2.8 2.9

Education, training, and library occupations

509 518 5.9 6.2 4.8 6.1 6.2 6.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

236 178 7.3 6.0 8.7 6.7 5.5 5.3

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

175 205 2.1 2.4 1.4 1.5 2.3 2.7

Service occupations

2,407 2,139 8.4 7.6 8.7 7.3 8.1 7.7

Healthcare support occupations

270 181 7.0 5.0 8.6 4.6 6.8 5.0

Protective service occupations

191 138 5.7 4.2 6.1 3.8 4.4 5.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

878 794 9.6 8.9 10.1 9.6 9.2 8.4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

578 595 9.3 9.0 9.2 7.6 9.3 11.1

Personal care and service occupations

490 431 8.0 7.3 8.0 7.6 7.9 7.2

Sales and office occupations

2,532 2,037 7.1 5.8 7.0 5.2 7.2 6.2

Sales and related occupations

1,214 900 7.2 5.6 6.0 4.2 8.4 7.0

Office and administrative support occupations

1,318 1,138 7.1 6.0 8.8 6.6 6.4 5.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,289 1,116 8.7 7.4 8.7 7.4 10.3 6.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

126 111 10.0 8.6 8.0 8.1 17.6 10.2

Construction and extraction occupations

873 752 10.5 8.7 10.6 8.8 7.5 4.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

291 253 5.6 4.8 5.7 4.9 4.2 4.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,593 1,372 8.5 7.2 7.7 6.4 11.3 10.0

Production occupations

771 623 8.4 6.8 7.7 6.0 10.3 8.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

822 749 8.5 7.6 7.7 6.7 13.0 11.9

No previous work experience

1,439 1,171 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

821 676 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

362 296 - - - - - -

25 years and over

256 199 - - - - - -

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: September 05, 2014