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Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021

Total, 16 years and over(1)

147,796 154,026 12,277 7,366 7.7 4.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,759 65,163 2,946 1,580 4.5 2.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

26,747 27,952 1,336 669 4.8 2.3

Professional and related occupations

36,011 37,211 1,611 911 4.3 2.4

Service occupations

23,428 25,674 3,200 1,758 12.0 6.4

Sales and office occupations

29,696 29,593 2,610 1,525 8.1 4.9

Sales and related occupations

14,157 14,225 1,388 782 8.9 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

15,539 15,368 1,222 743 7.3 4.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,683 14,295 1,023 700 7.0 4.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

966 1,024 61 71 5.9 6.5

Construction and extraction occupations

8,038 8,332 702 427 8.0 4.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,679 4,939 261 202 5.3 3.9

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

18,231 19,301 1,953 1,298 9.7 6.3

Production occupations

7,696 7,967 691 463 8.2 5.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

10,534 11,335 1,262 835 10.7 6.9

Footnotes
(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system into the Current Population Survey, or household survey. This classification system is derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

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Last Modified Date: October 08, 2021