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
2018
May
2019
May
2018
May
2019
May
2018
May
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

156,009 157,152 5,756 5,503 3.6 3.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,360 63,594 1,083 1,086 1.7 1.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,784 26,534 448 398 1.7 1.5

Professional and related occupations

36,576 37,060 635 688 1.7 1.8

Service occupations

27,710 27,390 1,241 1,140 4.3 4.0

Sales and office occupations

33,165 32,997 1,297 1,316 3.8 3.8

Sales and related occupations

15,769 15,429 695 582 4.2 3.6

Office and administrative support occupations

17,396 17,568 602 735 3.3 4.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,299 14,355 685 560 4.6 3.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,056 1,330 92 93 8.0 6.6

Construction and extraction occupations

8,218 8,123 471 314 5.4 3.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,025 4,901 122 152 2.4 3.0

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

18,475 18,816 898 803 4.6 4.1

Production occupations

8,633 8,660 396 276 4.4 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,842 10,156 502 527 4.9 4.9

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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