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
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

152,385 154,180 7,066 6,286 4.4 3.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,707 61,818 1,382 1,266 2.3 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,051 25,731 592 511 2.3 1.9

Professional and related occupations

34,656 36,087 790 755 2.2 2.0

Service occupations

26,964 26,376 1,600 1,368 5.6 4.9

Sales and office occupations

33,869 33,390 1,501 1,345 4.2 3.9

Sales and related occupations

15,792 15,748 770 670 4.6 4.1

Office and administrative support occupations

18,077 17,642 732 675 3.9 3.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,144 14,667 866 789 5.8 5.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,041 1,213 146 96 12.3 7.4

Construction and extraction occupations

8,091 8,498 562 508 6.5 5.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,012 4,955 158 184 3.1 3.6

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,701 17,930 1,018 860 5.4 4.6

Production occupations

8,258 8,685 449 295 5.2 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,443 9,245 568 564 5.7 5.8

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: December 08, 2017