HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Total Men Women
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,189 7,140 4.5 4.4 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,374 1,607 2.2 2.5 2.1 2.5 2.3 2.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

513 676 2.0 2.5 1.9 2.2 2.1 2.8

Management occupations

307 457 1.7 2.4 1.6 2.1 1.8 2.7

Business and financial operations occupations

206 218 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.6 3.0

Professional and related occupations

861 931 2.3 2.4 2.2 2.7 2.4 2.2

Computer and mathematical occupations

149 125 2.8 2.4 2.3 2.2 4.1 3.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

75 130 2.2 3.6 2.5 3.8 0.9 2.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

36 31 2.2 1.9 2.0 2.6 2.6 1.2

Community and social service occupations

66 58 2.4 2.1 3.4 2.4 1.9 2.0

Legal occupations

44 26 2.3 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.9 1.0

Education, training, and library occupations

244 227 2.5 2.3 1.9 2.3 2.7 2.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

128 136 3.8 4.2 3.3 4.2 4.3 4.1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

120 198 1.3 2.0 1.1 2.3 1.3 1.9

Service occupations

1,617 1,504 5.9 5.5 6.6 5.9 5.4 5.3

Healthcare support occupations

156 122 4.1 3.2 2.4 1.7 4.4 3.4

Protective service occupations

117 113 3.8 3.7 3.2 3.4 5.7 4.6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

616 527 7.3 6.2 8.1 6.5 6.6 6.0

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

433 430 7.4 7.4 8.6 8.7 5.5 5.6

Personal care and service occupations

295 312 4.8 5.1 5.0 2.8 4.8 5.7

Sales and office occupations

1,495 1,514 4.3 4.4 4.2 5.2 4.3 3.8

Sales and related occupations

754 731 4.6 4.5 3.4 4.2 5.8 4.8

Office and administrative support occupations

741 783 4.0 4.2 5.4 6.8 3.5 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,078 1,081 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.7 10.1 12.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

166 257 13.2 18.6 11.4 16.6 19.5 24.8

Construction and extraction occupations

755 689 8.4 7.5 8.5 7.6 6.3 4.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

157 136 3.1 2.8 3.0 2.8 5.0 2.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,050 870 5.7 4.6 5.8 4.1 5.5 6.2

Production occupations

401 372 4.5 4.2 4.2 3.7 5.4 5.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

649 498 6.8 5.0 7.1 4.4 5.6 7.3

No previous work experience

571 547 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

315 225 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

149 182 - - - - - -

25 years and over

107 140 - - - - - -

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: February 01, 2019