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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,149 7,189 5.1 4.5 5.4 4.8 4.9 4.2

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,425 1,374 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.3 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

644 513 2.5 2.0 2.1 1.9 3.0 2.1

Management occupations

393 307 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.6 2.7 1.8

Business and financial operations occupations

251 206 3.2 2.6 3.1 2.7 3.4 2.6

Professional and related occupations

781 861 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.0 2.4

Computer and mathematical occupations

139 149 2.8 2.8 2.2 2.3 4.6 4.1

Architecture and engineering occupations

78 75 2.5 2.2 2.8 2.5 0.9 0.9

Life, physical, and social science occupations

38 36 2.7 2.2 1.8 2.0 3.7 2.6

Community and social service occupations

43 66 1.7 2.4 0.5 3.4 2.2 1.9

Legal occupations

40 44 2.3 2.3 2.2 1.6 2.3 2.9

Education, training, and library occupations

183 244 1.9 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.7

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

170 128 5.1 3.8 6.2 3.3 3.9 4.3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

91 120 1.0 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.3

Service occupations

1,741 1,617 6.3 5.9 6.7 6.6 6.0 5.4

Healthcare support occupations

141 156 3.9 4.1 4.1 2.4 3.9 4.4

Protective service occupations

99 117 3.2 3.8 2.2 3.2 6.3 5.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

671 616 7.5 7.3 7.9 8.1 7.2 6.6

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

551 433 9.1 7.4 10.2 8.6 7.7 5.5

Personal care and service occupations

279 295 4.8 4.8 2.7 5.0 5.3 4.8

Sales and office occupations

1,770 1,495 5.0 4.3 4.5 4.2 5.3 4.3

Sales and related occupations

883 754 5.2 4.6 4.0 3.4 6.4 5.8

Office and administrative support occupations

888 741 4.8 4.0 5.3 5.4 4.5 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,241 1,078 8.3 7.1 7.9 6.9 14.6 10.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

181 166 15.1 13.2 13.7 11.4 19.9 19.5

Construction and extraction occupations

872 755 10.3 8.4 10.0 8.5 16.4 6.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

187 157 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.0 4.6 5.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,250 1,050 6.7 5.7 6.6 5.8 7.3 5.5

Production occupations

558 401 6.4 4.5 6.0 4.2 7.2 5.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

693 649 7.0 6.8 7.0 7.1 7.4 5.6

No previous work experience

701 571 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

363 315 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

181 149 - - - - - -

25 years and over

158 107 - - - - - -

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 02, 2018