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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,996 7,287 5.0 4.5 4.7 4.3 5.3 4.8

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,869 1,731 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.3 3.6 3.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

641 611 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.9 2.7

Management occupations

386 393 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.6 2.2

Business and financial operations occupations

255 218 3.3 2.9 3.2 2.2 3.4 3.5

Professional and related occupations

1,227 1,120 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.5 4.0 3.6

Computer and mathematical occupations

116 119 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.4 1.8 2.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

63 74 1.8 2.2 1.6 2.4 3.2 0.9

Life, physical, and social science occupations

23 35 1.7 2.5 1.4 1.3 2.0 3.8

Community and social service occupations

97 69 3.7 2.5 4.4 3.5 3.3 2.0

Legal occupations

26 23 1.4 1.3 0.3 0.7 2.3 1.8

Education, training, and library occupations

539 523 6.2 6.0 4.5 4.2 6.8 6.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

206 132 6.5 3.9 6.6 4.0 6.4 3.8

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

157 143 1.7 1.6 1.5 0.8 1.8 1.8

Service occupations

1,643 1,554 5.6 5.3 5.2 4.7 5.8 5.9

Healthcare support occupations

186 172 4.8 4.7 2.3 4.7 5.1 4.7

Protective service occupations

112 95 3.3 2.6 3.1 1.8 3.7 5.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

642 590 7.0 6.5 6.9 6.1 7.1 6.8

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

364 360 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.2 5.5 5.7

Personal care and service occupations

340 338 5.3 5.5 4.0 4.7 5.6 5.7

Sales and office occupations

1,522 1,422 4.4 4.0 3.8 3.8 4.8 4.2

Sales and related occupations

793 691 4.8 4.2 3.5 2.6 6.1 5.9

Office and administrative support occupations

729 730 4.0 3.9 4.3 5.7 3.9 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

773 772 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 7.9 6.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

67 75 5.1 5.7 3.4 5.7 10.6 5.4

Construction and extraction occupations

513 520 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 7.2 7.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

193 177 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.7 6.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,217 1,064 6.4 5.5 5.9 5.1 8.2 6.9

Production occupations

480 497 5.5 5.7 5.1 5.3 6.6 6.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

737 567 7.1 5.3 6.4 4.9 10.5 7.4

No previous work experience

959 725 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

573 420 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

197 157 - - - - - -

25 years and over

189 148 - - - - - -

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: September 01, 2017