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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,287 6,370 4.5 3.9 4.3 3.7 4.8 4.3

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,731 1,591 2.8 2.5 2.3 2.1 3.3 2.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

611 534 2.4 2.0 2.1 1.6 2.7 2.6

Management occupations

393 300 2.1 1.6 2.1 1.4 2.2 2.0

Business and financial operations occupations

218 234 2.9 3.0 2.2 2.2 3.5 3.7

Professional and related occupations

1,120 1,057 3.1 2.9 2.5 2.5 3.6 3.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

119 132 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.6 2.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

74 43 2.2 1.3 2.4 1.3 0.9 1.2

Life, physical, and social science occupations

35 38 2.5 2.5 1.3 1.1 3.8 3.9

Community and social service occupations

69 57 2.5 2.1 3.5 2.8 2.0 1.7

Legal occupations

23 32 1.3 1.7 0.7 2.0 1.8 1.4

Education, training, and library occupations

523 466 6.0 5.2 4.2 3.6 6.6 5.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

132 125 3.9 3.5 4.0 4.3 3.8 2.6

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

143 163 1.6 1.7 0.8 1.9 1.8 1.6

Service occupations

1,554 1,317 5.3 4.6 4.7 4.4 5.9 4.9

Healthcare support occupations

172 103 4.7 2.9 4.7 2.4 4.7 2.9

Protective service occupations

95 52 2.6 1.5 1.8 1.7 5.7 0.8

Food preparation and serving related occupations

590 561 6.5 6.4 6.1 6.7 6.8 6.3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

360 310 5.4 4.8 5.2 5.2 5.7 4.1

Personal care and service occupations

338 292 5.5 4.7 4.7 1.5 5.7 5.7

Sales and office occupations

1,422 1,320 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.2 3.8

Sales and related occupations

691 575 4.2 3.5 2.6 3.2 5.9 3.9

Office and administrative support occupations

730 745 3.9 4.1 5.7 4.8 3.2 3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

772 579 5.1 3.8 5.0 3.5 6.3 8.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

75 91 5.7 7.3 5.7 4.8 5.4 13.5

Construction and extraction occupations

520 357 5.9 4.0 5.9 4.0 7.4 4.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

177 131 3.5 2.5 3.4 2.4 6.1 6.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,064 887 5.5 4.5 5.1 3.9 6.9 6.3

Production occupations

497 324 5.7 3.6 5.3 3.0 6.5 5.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

567 562 5.3 5.2 4.9 4.6 7.4 7.8

No previous work experience

725 649 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

420 361 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

157 134 - - - - - -

25 years and over

148 154 - - - - - -

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: September 07, 2018