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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,556 5,766 4.1 3.6 4.0 3.5 4.2 3.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,463 1,299 2.3 2.0 2.2 2.0 2.5 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

636 554 2.5 2.1 1.9 1.8 3.1 2.4

Management occupations

388 351 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.7 2.4 2.2

Business and financial operations occupations

248 203 3.2 2.6 2.0 2.1 4.3 2.9

Professional and related occupations

827 745 2.3 2.0 2.4 2.2 2.2 1.9

Computer and mathematical occupations

139 103 2.8 2.0 2.2 2.0 4.4 2.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

98 58 2.9 1.7 3.1 1.5 2.0 3.0

Life, physical, and social science occupations

52 29 3.5 1.9 4.0 1.5 3.0 2.4

Community and social service occupations

71 53 2.6 1.9 3.0 2.5 2.4 1.6

Legal occupations

35 15 1.8 0.7 1.4 0.6 2.2 0.8

Education, training, and library occupations

208 219 2.3 2.4 2.9 3.6 2.0 2.0

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

107 105 3.1 3.2 2.1 3.9 4.3 2.4

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

115 162 1.2 1.7 1.2 1.5 1.2 1.7

Service occupations

1,414 1,207 4.9 4.3 4.7 4.5 5.1 4.2

Healthcare support occupations

184 134 5.1 3.8 5.1 3.0 5.1 3.9

Protective service occupations

107 55 3.1 1.7 2.6 1.8 4.9 1.1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

450 459 5.0 5.4 5.2 6.6 4.8 4.6

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

361 298 5.4 4.7 5.0 4.7 6.1 4.6

Personal care and service occupations

311 261 5.0 4.2 5.9 4.0 4.7 4.3

Sales and office occupations

1,415 1,257 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.3 4.3 3.8

Sales and related occupations

605 656 3.7 4.0 2.3 3.3 5.2 4.8

Office and administrative support occupations

810 600 4.3 3.2 5.7 3.3 3.8 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

746 582 5.0 3.8 4.7 3.7 10.0 5.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

105 52 8.3 4.2 7.3 3.3 11.3 6.5

Construction and extraction occupations

470 434 5.5 4.8 5.4 4.8 10.6 5.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

171 95 3.4 1.8 3.2 1.8 7.2 3.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

873 847 4.6 4.3 4.3 3.7 5.3 5.9

Production occupations

405 346 4.7 3.9 4.7 3.2 4.6 5.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

468 501 4.5 4.6 4.1 4.1 6.4 6.7

No previous work experience

631 559 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

303 290 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

187 123 - - - - - -

25 years and over

141 147 - - - - - -

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: October 05, 2018