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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,170 6,278 4.5 3.9 4.8 4.2 4.1 3.7

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,361 1,290 2.2 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

609 514 2.4 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.5 2.1

Management occupations

387 316 2.1 1.7 1.9 1.7 2.5 1.7

Business and financial operations occupations

221 198 2.9 2.5 3.4 2.2 2.5 2.7

Professional and related occupations

752 775 2.1 2.1 2.4 2.3 1.9 1.9

Computer and mathematical occupations

127 127 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.2 3.4 3.3

Architecture and engineering occupations

78 55 2.5 1.7 2.6 1.9 2.0 0.9

Life, physical, and social science occupations

53 32 3.9 2.1 3.5 2.7 4.4 1.3

Community and social service occupations

64 67 2.4 2.4 1.9 2.0 2.6 2.6

Legal occupations

27 37 1.4 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.1 2.0

Education, training, and library occupations

158 163 1.7 1.7 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

154 133 4.5 3.8 4.8 4.9 4.1 2.5

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

91 161 1.0 1.7 0.8 2.2 1.1 1.6

Service occupations

1,493 1,405 5.3 5.2 5.8 5.6 5.0 4.8

Healthcare support occupations

163 152 4.6 4.2 4.9 2.3 4.6 4.4

Protective service occupations

78 99 2.4 3.2 2.0 2.8 3.8 4.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

516 517 5.8 6.1 6.4 7.3 5.2 5.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

451 399 7.4 6.7 8.6 6.9 5.6 6.4

Personal care and service occupations

286 238 4.6 3.9 4.0 3.6 4.8 4.0

Sales and office occupations

1,482 1,268 4.2 3.6 4.0 3.7 4.3 3.6

Sales and related occupations

768 627 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.2 5.6 4.4

Office and administrative support occupations

714 641 3.8 3.5 4.8 4.6 3.4 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,064 961 7.2 6.3 6.9 5.9 13.5 12.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

170 195 15.5 15.0 13.0 11.6 24.7 25.7

Construction and extraction occupations

724 600 8.5 6.8 8.4 6.8 10.8 8.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

170 166 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 5.9 3.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,097 865 5.9 4.7 5.7 4.5 6.2 5.2

Production occupations

487 376 5.5 4.2 5.4 4.0 6.0 4.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

610 489 6.1 5.1 6.0 4.8 6.6 6.1

No previous work experience

657 480 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

345 262 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

176 125 - - - - - -

25 years and over

136 93 - - - - - -

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: January 05, 2018