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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

5,932 5,387 3.7 3.3 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,134 1,040 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

460 375 1.8 1.4 1.6 1.4 2.0 1.4

Management occupations

285 214 1.6 1.1 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.1

Business and financial operations occupations

175 161 2.2 2.0 1.6 2.0 2.7 1.9

Professional and related occupations

675 664 1.8 1.8 1.8 2.1 1.8 1.5

Computer and mathematical occupations

86 130 1.7 2.4 1.4 2.4 2.4 2.7

Architecture and engineering occupations

53 65 1.6 1.9 1.5 2.0 2.5 1.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

42 8 2.6 0.6 3.2 1.1 1.9 0.1

Community and social service occupations

54 56 2.0 2.0 2.7 3.1 1.7 1.5

Legal occupations

59 22 3.0 1.1 3.7 1.3 2.3 1.0

Education, training, and library occupations

212 140 2.1 1.4 2.0 1.5 2.1 1.4

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

68 128 2.0 3.9 1.6 4.9 2.4 2.9

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

102 116 1.1 1.2 0.7 0.8 1.2 1.3

Service occupations

1,238 1,132 4.4 4.0 4.7 4.7 4.1 3.6

Healthcare support occupations

109 103 2.8 2.8 1.7 2.2 3.0 2.8

Protective service occupations

74 78 2.2 2.5 2.3 2.6 1.7 2.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

498 444 5.6 4.9 6.5 5.8 4.9 4.2

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

315 278 5.2 4.6 5.4 5.6 4.9 3.3

Personal care and service occupations

241 229 3.9 3.7 2.9 3.4 4.1 3.8

Sales and office occupations

1,242 1,254 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.7

Sales and related occupations

659 625 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.0 4.6 4.9

Office and administrative support occupations

583 629 3.2 3.4 4.3 4.1 2.7 3.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

926 725 6.2 4.9 6.0 4.7 9.7 8.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

127 140 11.6 10.5 10.5 8.9 15.1 15.1

Construction and extraction occupations

662 453 7.6 5.2 7.6 5.2 8.9 3.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

138 132 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 1.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

841 768 4.4 3.9 4.2 4.0 4.9 3.8

Production occupations

384 340 4.4 3.8 3.8 4.1 5.6 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

457 427 4.4 4.0 4.4 3.9 4.0 4.6

No previous work experience

530 457 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

294 245 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

120 127 - - - - - -

25 years and over

116 85 - - - - - -

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: May 03, 2019