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
May
2016
May
2017
May
2016
May
2017
May
2016
May
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

151,594 153,407 7,207 6,572 4.5 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,613 61,174 1,305 1,208 2.1 1.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,907 25,319 606 463 2.4 1.8

Professional and related occupations

34,706 35,855 699 745 2.0 2.0

Service occupations

26,931 27,001 1,533 1,529 5.4 5.4

Sales and office occupations

33,235 33,015 1,541 1,394 4.4 4.1

Sales and related occupations

15,721 15,510 850 733 5.1 4.5

Office and administrative support occupations

17,515 17,506 690 660 3.8 3.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,941 14,402 827 854 5.6 5.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,227 1,245 113 81 8.4 6.1

Construction and extraction occupations

7,964 8,235 519 562 6.1 6.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,750 4,921 196 211 4.0 4.1

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,873 17,815 1,154 944 6.1 5.0

Production occupations

8,725 8,670 569 416 6.1 4.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,148 9,144 584 527 6.0 5.5

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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