HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Total Men Women
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,286 5,650 3.9 3.5 4.0 3.4 3.8 3.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,266 1,330 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

511 557 1.9 2.1 1.7 2.0 2.2 2.1

Management occupations

300 362 1.6 1.9 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.9

Business and financial operations occupations

211 195 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.5 3.0 2.6

Professional and related occupations

755 773 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0

Computer and mathematical occupations

130 129 2.5 2.4 1.9 2.4 4.3 2.4

Architecture and engineering occupations

74 73 2.4 2.2 2.5 2.2 1.2 1.9

Life, physical, and social science occupations

12 25 0.8 1.6 0.6 2.0 1.0 1.2

Community and social service occupations

44 69 1.6 2.5 2.1 2.6 1.3 2.5

Legal occupations

37 26 1.9 1.4 2.2 1.1 1.7 1.7

Education, training, and library occupations

171 216 1.8 2.2 1.6 1.9 1.9 2.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

117 91 3.4 2.7 3.7 2.7 3.1 2.8

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

171 144 1.8 1.5 1.8 1.2 1.8 1.6

Service occupations

1,368 1,154 4.9 4.1 5.3 4.6 4.6 3.8

Healthcare support occupations

144 146 3.8 3.9 1.1 3.8 4.1 3.9

Protective service occupations

115 106 3.6 3.2 3.3 2.5 4.6 5.4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

524 391 6.3 4.7 7.6 6.2 5.2 3.5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

315 283 5.1 4.6 5.0 5.1 5.2 3.9

Personal care and service occupations

270 229 4.3 3.6 4.6 3.3 4.2 3.7

Sales and office occupations

1,345 1,224 3.9 3.5 3.9 2.7 3.9 4.0

Sales and related occupations

670 620 4.1 3.7 3.2 2.7 5.0 4.8

Office and administrative support occupations

675 604 3.7 3.3 5.0 2.7 3.2 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

789 677 5.1 4.4 4.8 4.1 10.0 9.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

96 129 7.4 9.8 4.8 7.6 14.7 15.8

Construction and extraction occupations

508 400 5.6 4.4 5.4 4.4 10.8 6.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

184 148 3.6 2.9 3.6 3.0 2.4 1.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

860 723 4.6 3.7 4.4 3.6 5.2 4.3

Production occupations

295 307 3.3 3.4 3.1 3.1 3.7 4.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

564 415 5.8 4.0 5.4 3.9 7.6 4.6

No previous work experience

644 524 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

399 259 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

134 146 - - - - - -

25 years and over

110 118 - - - - - -

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: December 07, 2018