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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,447 6,242 4.7 3.9 4.7 3.9 4.6 3.8

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,506 1,285 2.5 2.1 2.5 1.8 2.4 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

646 498 2.5 1.9 2.4 1.6 2.6 2.3

Management occupations

415 288 2.3 1.6 2.2 1.5 2.5 1.7

Business and financial operations occupations

231 210 3.0 2.7 3.2 1.9 2.8 3.4

Professional and related occupations

860 787 2.4 2.2 2.6 2.1 2.3 2.3

Computer and mathematical occupations

146 123 3.1 2.5 2.9 1.8 3.6 4.5

Architecture and engineering occupations

82 97 2.4 2.9 2.4 2.8 2.4 3.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

19 40 1.4 2.9 1.8 3.2 1.0 2.6

Community and social service occupations

55 65 2.1 2.4 1.4 2.4 2.4 2.4

Legal occupations

29 33 1.6 1.7 0.7 1.1 2.3 2.2

Education, training, and library occupations

224 141 2.4 1.5 3.1 0.7 2.2 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

172 133 5.2 4.0 5.1 3.8 5.2 4.1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

132 154 1.4 1.7 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.7

Service occupations

1,749 1,444 6.1 5.1 5.9 5.1 6.2 5.1

Healthcare support occupations

211 179 5.7 4.7 5.2 3.1 5.7 4.9

Protective service occupations

143 108 4.2 3.2 3.6 2.4 6.3 5.9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

645 512 7.1 5.9 7.2 6.6 7.0 5.3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

402 325 6.4 5.1 6.5 5.4 6.2 4.8

Personal care and service occupations

348 320 5.6 5.0 4.9 5.4 5.8 4.9

Sales and office occupations

1,474 1,363 4.2 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.4 3.8

Sales and related occupations

730 656 4.4 4.0 3.3 3.0 5.6 5.1

Office and administrative support occupations

744 707 4.0 3.8 4.9 5.7 3.7 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

873 724 5.9 4.8 5.8 4.6 8.3 7.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

78 67 7.0 5.2 5.0 3.4 14.1 10.6

Construction and extraction occupations

594 495 7.0 5.7 6.9 5.6 8.5 9.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

202 163 3.9 3.2 4.0 3.3 0.0 1.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,078 833 5.6 4.4 5.5 4.4 6.2 4.5

Production occupations

488 311 5.5 3.5 5.6 3.6 5.1 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

590 522 5.8 5.2 5.4 4.9 7.6 6.5

No previous work experience

746 580 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

418 306 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

189 134 - - - - - -

25 years and over

139 140 - - - - - -

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: November 03, 2017