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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.
2018
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

157,015 158,945 5,650 5,441 3.5 3.3

Management, professional, and related occupations

63,084 65,548 1,330 1,208 2.1 1.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

26,248 27,476 557 453 2.1 1.6

Professional and related occupations

36,836 38,072 773 755 2.1 1.9

Service occupations

26,724 26,915 1,154 1,141 4.1 4.1

Sales and office occupations

33,753 33,393 1,224 1,098 3.5 3.2

Sales and related occupations

15,995 15,627 620 531 3.7 3.3

Office and administrative support occupations

17,758 17,766 604 567 3.3 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,819 14,410 677 655 4.4 4.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,185 1,067 129 134 9.8 11.1

Construction and extraction occupations

8,636 8,242 400 437 4.4 5.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,998 5,101 148 84 2.9 1.6

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

18,635 18,679 723 802 3.7 4.1

Production occupations

8,797 8,586 307 334 3.4 3.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,837 10,093 415 468 4.0 4.4

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 06, 2019