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Table 4. Employed foreign-born and native-born persons 16 years and over by occupation and sex, 2019 annual averages

Table 4. Employed foreign-born and native-born persons 16 years and over by occupation and sex, 2019 annual averages [Percent distribution]
Occupation Foreign born Native born
Total Men Women Total Men Women

Total employed (in thousands)

27,502 15,791 11,711 130,036 67,669 62,367

Occupation as a percent of total employed

Total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

33.9 32.0 36.4 42.2 38.3 46.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

13.1 13.5 12.6 18.0 19.1 16.7

Management occupations

9.2 10.4 7.6 12.6 14.4 10.7

Business and financial operations occupations

3.9 3.1 5.0 5.3 4.7 6.0

Professional and related occupations

20.8 18.5 23.8 24.2 19.2 29.8

Computer and mathematical occupations

5.2 6.6 3.2 3.0 4.3 1.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

2.3 3.3 1.1 2.0 3.4 0.6

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1.2 1.1 1.2 0.9 0.8 0.9

Community and social service occupations

1.0 0.7 1.4 1.9 1.1 2.7

Legal occupations

0.6 0.4 0.8 1.4 1.3 1.5

Education, training, and library occupations

3.8 2.1 6.0 6.5 3.2 10.0

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1.5 1.4 1.6 2.2 2.1 2.3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

5.2 2.8 8.5 6.3 2.9 10.1

Service occupations

22.5 15.9 31.4 16.0 13.2 19.0

Healthcare support occupations

2.6 0.6 5.2 2.3 0.6 4.3

Protective service occupations

0.9 1.3 0.4 2.2 3.3 1.0

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6.7 6.0 7.7 5.0 4.2 5.9

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7.6 6.3 9.4 2.8 3.5 2.1

Personal care and service occupations

4.8 1.7 8.8 3.6 1.6 5.7

Sales and office occupations

15.5 12.0 20.2 22.4 16.6 28.6

Sales and related occupations

7.7 7.3 8.3 10.3 10.1 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

7.8 4.7 11.9 12.0 6.5 18.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13.4 21.8 2.0 8.2 15.0 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.7 2.0 1.2 0.5 0.8 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

9.1 15.3 0.7 4.5 8.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.6 4.4 0.2 3.2 5.9 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14.7 18.2 10.0 11.2 16.9 5.0

Production occupations

7.2 7.6 6.6 5.1 7.3 2.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

7.5 10.6 3.4 6.1 9.7 2.3

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: May 15, 2020