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
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

149,037 150,527 8,309 8,149 5.3 5.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,014 59,921 1,404 1,425 2.3 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,829 25,051 572 644 2.3 2.5

Professional and related occupations

34,185 34,871 832 781 2.4 2.2

Service occupations

25,739 25,772 1,766 1,741 6.4 6.3

Sales and office occupations

33,579 33,750 1,870 1,770 5.3 5.0

Sales and related occupations

15,571 15,971 822 883 5.0 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

18,007 17,778 1,049 888 5.5 4.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,327 13,745 1,249 1,241 8.6 8.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

906 1,019 166 181 15.5 15.1

Construction and extraction occupations

7,465 7,591 863 872 10.4 10.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,955 5,134 220 187 4.3 3.5

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,379 17,338 1,281 1,250 6.9 6.7

Production occupations

8,340 8,196 541 558 6.1 6.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,040 9,142 739 693 7.6 7.0

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: February 03, 2017