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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
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

156,481 158,504 6,029 5,503 3.7 3.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

63,642 65,682 1,368 1,171 2.1 1.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

26,450 27,748 582 533 2.2 1.9

Professional and related occupations

37,192 37,935 786 638 2.1 1.7

Service occupations

26,271 26,487 1,301 1,198 4.7 4.3

Sales and office occupations

33,718 33,441 1,244 1,062 3.6 3.1

Sales and related occupations

16,217 15,672 602 528 3.6 3.3

Office and administrative support occupations

17,500 17,769 642 533 3.5 2.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,439 14,329 858 782 5.6 5.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,148 1,171 143 130 11.1 10.0

Construction and extraction occupations

8,390 8,143 539 547 6.0 6.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,901 5,016 175 105 3.4 2.0

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

18,412 18,564 746 826 3.9 4.3

Production occupations

8,689 8,229 298 372 3.3 4.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,722 10,335 448 454 4.4 4.2

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.

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Last Modified Date: January 10, 2020