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
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

152,335 154,223 7,447 6,242 4.7 3.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,766 61,062 1,506 1,285 2.5 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,922 25,620 646 498 2.5 1.9

Professional and related occupations

34,844 35,442 860 787 2.4 2.2

Service occupations

27,013 27,075 1,749 1,444 6.1 5.1

Sales and office occupations

33,538 33,633 1,474 1,363 4.2 3.9

Sales and related occupations

15,757 15,795 730 656 4.4 4.0

Office and administrative support occupations

17,781 17,838 744 707 4.0 3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,993 14,324 873 724 5.9 4.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,037 1,222 78 67 7.0 5.2

Construction and extraction occupations

7,933 8,183 594 495 7.0 5.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,023 4,920 202 163 3.9 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

18,025 18,129 1,078 833 5.6 4.4

Production occupations

8,410 8,575 488 311 5.5 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,614 9,554 590 522 5.8 5.2

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: November 03, 2017