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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,162 7,996 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 5.5 5.3

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,686 1,869 2.9 3.1 2.5 2.6 3.2 3.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

555 641 2.2 2.5 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.9

Management occupations

319 386 1.8 2.2 1.6 2.0 2.1 2.6

Business and financial operations occupations

235 255 3.2 3.3 3.7 3.2 2.8 3.4

Professional and related occupations

1,132 1,227 3.3 3.5 2.9 2.9 3.7 4.0

Computer and mathematical occupations

132 116 2.9 2.4 2.8 2.7 3.3 1.8

Architecture and engineering occupations

67 63 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.6 4.1 3.2

Life, physical, and social science occupations

23 23 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.6 2.0

Community and social service occupations

62 97 2.3 3.7 3.2 4.4 1.8 3.3

Legal occupations

48 26 2.4 1.4 1.7 0.3 3.1 2.3

Education, training, and library occupations

513 539 6.1 6.2 4.4 4.5 6.7 6.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

144 206 4.7 6.5 6.0 6.6 3.1 6.4

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

143 157 1.6 1.7 1.0 1.5 1.8 1.8

Service occupations

1,847 1,643 6.4 5.6 5.7 5.2 7.0 5.8

Healthcare support occupations

186 186 4.9 4.8 2.0 2.3 5.4 5.1

Protective service occupations

145 112 4.2 3.3 3.5 3.1 6.4 3.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

694 642 8.0 7.0 7.7 6.9 8.1 7.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

418 364 6.4 5.5 5.6 5.5 7.5 5.5

Personal care and service occupations

404 340 6.5 5.3 5.6 4.0 6.8 5.6

Sales and office occupations

1,738 1,522 5.0 4.4 5.0 3.8 5.0 4.8

Sales and related occupations

890 793 5.4 4.8 4.7 3.5 6.1 6.1

Office and administrative support occupations

848 729 4.6 4.0 5.4 4.3 4.3 3.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

817 773 5.5 5.1 5.6 5.0 3.9 7.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

62 67 5.1 5.1 5.7 3.4 3.4 10.6

Construction and extraction occupations

585 513 7.0 5.9 7.1 5.9 4.6 7.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

170 193 3.2 3.7 3.2 3.7 3.8 3.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,109 1,217 5.8 6.4 5.1 5.9 8.4 8.2

Production occupations

482 480 5.3 5.5 4.6 5.1 6.9 6.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

627 737 6.3 7.1 5.5 6.4 10.8 10.5

No previous work experience

938 959 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

538 573 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

226 197 - - - - - -

25 years and over

174 189 - - - - - -

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 02, 2016