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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,267 7,441 5.1 4.6 5.0 4.3 5.3 4.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,782 1,656 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.0 3.4 3.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

609 489 2.4 1.9 2.2 1.7 2.6 2.2

Management occupations

373 334 2.1 1.9 2.1 1.6 2.2 2.2

Business and financial operations occupations

235 155 3.0 2.0 2.6 1.8 3.4 2.2

Professional and related occupations

1,174 1,166 3.4 3.3 2.8 2.3 3.8 4.0

Computer and mathematical occupations

134 101 2.9 2.1 3.0 1.9 2.6 2.7

Architecture and engineering occupations

58 76 1.7 2.2 1.6 2.0 2.4 3.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

40 31 2.9 2.1 3.6 1.5 1.9 2.8

Community and social service occupations

84 52 3.2 1.9 1.7 1.4 3.9 2.2

Legal occupations

16 21 0.9 1.1 0.5 0.4 1.2 1.7

Education, training, and library occupations

556 556 6.5 6.3 4.5 2.8 7.3 7.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

136 161 4.2 4.8 5.2 5.2 3.0 4.4

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

151 168 1.6 1.8 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.8

Service occupations

1,626 1,489 5.4 5.1 5.3 4.9 5.5 5.2

Healthcare support occupations

165 161 4.1 4.5 3.9 7.6 4.1 4.0

Protective service occupations

114 95 3.3 2.8 2.4 1.5 5.9 6.5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

647 596 6.9 6.4 7.0 6.1 6.8 6.7

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

371 321 5.6 4.8 6.0 5.0 4.9 4.4

Personal care and service occupations

329 316 5.2 4.9 4.1 6.2 5.5 4.5

Sales and office occupations

1,691 1,446 4.8 4.1 4.6 3.5 4.9 4.4

Sales and related occupations

828 692 4.9 4.2 4.0 2.5 5.9 5.9

Office and administrative support occupations

863 754 4.6 4.0 5.6 5.2 4.3 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

769 789 5.0 5.2 4.9 4.9 7.6 10.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

99 103 7.5 7.6 6.1 5.3 11.5 13.8

Construction and extraction occupations

463 545 5.3 6.3 5.3 6.2 2.0 10.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

207 141 4.1 2.7 3.9 2.6 7.8 5.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,265 1,100 6.8 5.7 6.3 5.2 8.5 7.2

Production occupations

517 462 5.9 5.1 4.9 4.7 8.5 6.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

749 638 7.5 6.2 7.3 5.7 8.5 8.7

No previous work experience

1,104 941 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

677 607 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

256 208 - - - - - -

25 years and over

172 126 - - - - - -

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: August 04, 2017