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.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

151,798 153,602 7,170 6,278 4.5 3.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

60,069 62,121 1,361 1,290 2.2 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,216 25,760 609 514 2.4 2.0

Professional and related occupations

34,853 36,361 752 775 2.1 2.1

Service occupations

26,459 25,826 1,493 1,405 5.3 5.2

Sales and office occupations

33,976 33,633 1,482 1,268 4.2 3.6

Sales and related occupations

16,019 15,985 768 627 4.6 3.8

Office and administrative support occupations

17,958 17,649 714 641 3.8 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,653 14,299 1,064 961 7.2 6.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

926 1,107 170 195 15.5 15.0

Construction and extraction occupations

7,790 8,198 724 600 8.5 6.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,938 4,994 170 166 3.3 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,641 17,722 1,097 865 5.9 4.7

Production occupations

8,315 8,546 487 376 5.5 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,326 9,177 610 489 6.1 5.1

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 05, 2018