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
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

151,804 153,576 7,996 7,287 5.0 4.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

58,526 59,559 1,869 1,731 3.1 2.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,668 25,085 641 611 2.5 2.4

Professional and related occupations

33,858 34,474 1,227 1,120 3.5 3.1

Service occupations

27,943 27,582 1,643 1,554 5.6 5.3

Sales and office occupations

33,123 33,730 1,522 1,422 4.4 4.0

Sales and related occupations

15,646 15,616 793 691 4.8 4.2

Office and administrative support occupations

17,477 18,114 729 730 4.0 3.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,359 14,413 773 772 5.1 5.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,246 1,244 67 75 5.1 5.7

Construction and extraction occupations

8,116 8,256 513 520 5.9 5.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,996 4,913 193 177 3.7 3.5

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,854 18,293 1,217 1,064 6.4 5.5

Production occupations

8,225 8,248 480 497 5.5 5.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,629 10,045 737 567 7.1 5.3

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: September 01, 2017