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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,555 5,932 4.1 3.7 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,254 1,134 2.0 1.8 2.0 1.7 2.0 1.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

581 460 2.2 1.8 2.1 1.6 2.4 2.0

Management occupations

320 285 1.8 1.6 1.8 1.6 1.8 1.5

Business and financial operations occupations

261 175 3.3 2.2 2.9 1.6 3.6 2.7

Professional and related occupations

673 675 1.8 1.8 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.8

Computer and mathematical occupations

123 86 2.5 1.7 2.9 1.4 1.5 2.4

Architecture and engineering occupations

71 53 2.1 1.6 2.2 1.5 1.7 2.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

35 42 2.4 2.6 2.1 3.2 2.7 1.9

Community and social service occupations

21 54 0.8 2.0 0.2 2.7 1.1 1.7

Legal occupations

16 59 0.9 3.0 0.4 3.7 1.4 2.3

Education, training, and library occupations

177 212 1.8 2.1 1.9 2.0 1.8 2.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

140 68 4.2 2.0 3.6 1.6 4.9 2.4

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

91 102 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.7 1.0 1.2

Service occupations

1,426 1,238 5.1 4.4 5.5 4.7 4.9 4.1

Healthcare support occupations

162 109 4.3 2.8 4.4 1.7 4.3 3.0

Protective service occupations

103 74 3.5 2.2 2.4 2.3 7.5 1.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

508 498 5.9 5.6 6.7 6.5 5.1 4.9

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

354 315 5.9 5.2 6.5 5.4 4.9 4.9

Personal care and service occupations

299 241 4.7 3.9 4.5 2.9 4.7 4.1

Sales and office occupations

1,337 1,242 3.8 3.6 2.9 3.8 4.4 3.5

Sales and related occupations

688 659 4.2 4.1 2.2 3.5 6.1 4.6

Office and administrative support occupations

650 583 3.5 3.2 3.9 4.3 3.4 2.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

925 926 6.1 6.2 5.6 6.0 15.4 9.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

120 127 8.9 11.6 5.4 10.5 18.3 15.1

Construction and extraction occupations

657 662 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.6 15.4 8.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

149 138 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.7 9.9 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

994 841 5.3 4.4 5.0 4.2 6.2 4.9

Production occupations

432 384 4.8 4.4 4.6 3.8 5.3 5.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

562 457 5.7 4.4 5.3 4.4 7.5 4.0

No previous work experience

602 530 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

345 294 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

132 120 - - - - - -

25 years and over

125 116 - - - - - -

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 04, 2018