HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Total Men Women
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,413 6,555 4.7 4.1 4.8 4.1 4.6 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,251 1,254 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

604 581 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.5 2.4

Management occupations

430 320 2.4 1.8 2.4 1.8 2.6 1.8

Business and financial operations occupations

174 261 2.2 3.3 1.9 2.9 2.5 3.6

Professional and related occupations

647 673 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.7

Computer and mathematical occupations

94 123 2.0 2.5 2.3 2.9 1.2 1.5

Architecture and engineering occupations

66 71 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.5 1.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

53 35 3.6 2.4 4.0 2.1 3.0 2.7

Community and social service occupations

39 21 1.5 0.8 1.2 0.2 1.6 1.1

Legal occupations

8 16 0.5 0.9 0.2 0.4 0.7 1.4

Education, training, and library occupations

165 177 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

113 140 3.5 4.2 3.4 3.6 3.6 4.9

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

110 91 1.2 1.0 1.1 0.9 1.2 1.0

Service occupations

1,517 1,426 5.4 5.1 5.7 5.5 5.2 4.9

Healthcare support occupations

165 162 4.3 4.3 5.0 4.4 4.2 4.3

Protective service occupations

146 103 4.9 3.5 4.4 2.4 6.6 7.5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

564 508 6.1 5.9 6.2 6.7 6.1 5.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

415 354 6.9 5.9 6.7 6.5 7.1 4.9

Personal care and service occupations

228 299 3.9 4.7 4.0 4.5 3.9 4.7

Sales and office occupations

1,753 1,337 5.0 3.8 4.9 2.9 5.1 4.4

Sales and related occupations

871 688 5.2 4.2 4.6 2.2 5.9 6.1

Office and administrative support occupations

882 650 4.8 3.5 5.4 3.9 4.5 3.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

942 925 6.4 6.1 6.0 5.6 13.4 15.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

123 120 9.9 8.9 5.8 5.4 20.5 18.3

Construction and extraction occupations

586 657 6.9 7.6 6.9 7.4 7.4 15.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

233 149 4.7 2.9 4.6 2.6 7.0 9.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,207 994 6.3 5.3 5.8 5.0 8.2 6.2

Production occupations

554 432 5.8 4.8 4.9 4.6 8.2 5.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

653 562 6.8 5.7 6.5 5.3 8.2 7.5

No previous work experience

724 602 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

384 345 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

203 132 - - - - - -

25 years and over

137 125 - - - - - -

Footnotes
(1) Includes a small number of persons whose last job was in the Armed Forces.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: May 05, 2017