HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Total Men Women
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,066 6,286 4.4 3.9 4.6 4.0 4.3 3.8

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,382 1,266 2.3 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

592 511 2.3 1.9 2.0 1.7 2.7 2.2

Management occupations

395 300 2.2 1.6 1.8 1.5 2.8 1.8

Business and financial operations occupations

197 211 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.5 3.0

Professional and related occupations

790 755 2.2 2.0 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.0

Computer and mathematical occupations

142 130 2.9 2.5 2.5 1.9 4.1 4.3

Architecture and engineering occupations

61 74 1.9 2.4 2.1 2.5 0.5 1.2

Life, physical, and social science occupations

17 12 1.3 0.8 1.2 0.6 1.4 1.0

Community and social service occupations

54 44 2.0 1.6 1.7 2.1 2.2 1.3

Legal occupations

27 37 1.3 1.9 1.7 2.2 1.1 1.7

Education, training, and library occupations

165 171 1.8 1.8 2.0 1.6 1.8 1.9

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

203 117 6.1 3.4 6.4 3.7 5.8 3.1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

119 171 1.3 1.8 1.1 1.8 1.4 1.8

Service occupations

1,600 1,368 5.6 4.9 6.0 5.3 5.3 4.6

Healthcare support occupations

174 144 4.9 3.8 5.9 1.1 4.8 4.1

Protective service occupations

95 115 2.9 3.6 2.6 3.3 4.1 4.6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

644 524 6.9 6.3 8.0 7.6 6.0 5.2

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

376 315 6.2 5.1 6.7 5.0 5.3 5.2

Personal care and service occupations

311 270 4.9 4.3 4.3 4.6 5.1 4.2

Sales and office occupations

1,501 1,345 4.2 3.9 4.2 3.9 4.3 3.9

Sales and related occupations

770 670 4.6 4.1 3.8 3.2 5.5 5.0

Office and administrative support occupations

732 675 3.9 3.7 5.0 5.0 3.5 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

866 789 5.8 5.1 5.4 4.8 11.8 10.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

146 96 12.3 7.4 9.8 4.8 20.2 14.7

Construction and extraction occupations

562 508 6.5 5.6 6.4 5.4 9.7 10.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

158 184 3.1 3.6 3.0 3.6 3.4 2.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,018 860 5.4 4.6 5.1 4.4 6.6 5.2

Production occupations

449 295 5.2 3.3 4.6 3.1 6.4 3.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

568 564 5.7 5.8 5.4 5.4 7.0 7.6

No previous work experience

671 644 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

350 399 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

194 134 - - - - - -

25 years and over

126 110 - - - - - -

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: December 08, 2017