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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,207 6,572 4.5 4.1 4.6 4.0 4.5 4.2

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,305 1,208 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.0 2.1 1.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

606 463 2.4 1.8 2.4 1.8 2.4 1.7

Management occupations

419 260 2.4 1.4 2.4 1.5 2.3 1.3

Business and financial operations occupations

187 203 2.4 2.7 2.3 2.9 2.5 2.4

Professional and related occupations

699 745 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.2 1.9 1.9

Computer and mathematical occupations

92 88 2.0 1.9 1.8 2.3 2.6 0.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

62 85 2.1 2.6 2.2 2.5 1.1 3.2

Life, physical, and social science occupations

50 51 3.4 3.4 2.9 1.8 4.1 5.3

Community and social service occupations

67 48 2.5 1.8 2.2 0.5 2.7 2.4

Legal occupations

15 18 0.9 1.0 0.9 1.2 0.8 0.9

Education, training, and library occupations

162 156 1.7 1.5 1.7 2.1 1.6 1.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

132 160 4.1 4.7 4.2 4.3 3.9 5.2

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

118 138 1.3 1.5 0.8 1.5 1.5 1.5

Service occupations

1,533 1,529 5.4 5.4 5.2 4.5 5.5 6.0

Healthcare support occupations

171 159 4.5 4.3 4.9 2.5 4.5 4.6

Protective service occupations

113 108 3.6 3.6 3.3 1.9 4.5 9.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

601 624 6.5 6.8 6.4 6.1 6.5 7.4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

364 331 5.8 5.3 5.2 5.0 6.8 5.7

Personal care and service occupations

283 307 4.8 4.8 4.8 3.2 4.7 5.2

Sales and office occupations

1,541 1,394 4.4 4.1 4.2 3.6 4.6 4.4

Sales and related occupations

850 733 5.1 4.5 4.0 2.9 6.3 6.1

Office and administrative support occupations

690 660 3.8 3.6 4.4 4.5 3.5 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

827 854 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.4 8.7 9.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

113 81 8.4 6.1 6.5 5.3 14.3 8.6

Construction and extraction occupations

519 562 6.1 6.4 6.2 6.2 3.0 11.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

196 211 4.0 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.9 7.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,154 944 6.1 5.0 5.4 4.6 8.4 6.6

Production occupations

569 416 6.1 4.6 4.8 4.0 9.3 6.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

584 527 6.0 5.5 5.8 5.1 6.9 7.1

No previous work experience

835 628 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

468 368 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

192 136 - - - - - -

25 years and over

176 124 - - - - - -

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: June 02, 2017