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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,219 7,887 5.2 4.9 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,456 1,313 2.4 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

672 626 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4 3.0 2.5

Management occupations

412 414 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.4

Business and financial operations occupations

260 212 3.4 2.7 3.0 2.8 3.7 2.6

Professional and related occupations

784 687 2.2 1.9 2.6 2.1 1.9 1.7

Computer and mathematical occupations

122 133 2.5 2.7 1.8 2.8 4.9 2.5

Architecture and engineering occupations

111 61 3.7 1.9 3.6 1.9 3.8 1.8

Life, physical, and social science occupations

34 26 2.4 1.8 2.7 2.4 2.0 1.2

Community and social service occupations

93 37 3.3 1.4 4.4 1.3 2.8 1.5

Legal occupations

18 24 1.0 1.4 1.4 2.1 0.7 0.8

Education, training, and library occupations

170 180 1.8 1.8 2.2 1.2 1.6 2.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

131 105 4.0 3.1 4.7 3.5 3.2 2.7

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

106 120 1.2 1.3 0.9 1.6 1.3 1.2

Service occupations

1,792 1,857 6.5 6.7 7.5 7.4 5.8 6.1

Healthcare support occupations

148 205 4.0 5.7 2.5 7.0 4.3 5.5

Protective service occupations

134 142 4.3 4.5 4.0 3.4 5.3 8.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

656 641 7.3 7.2 7.8 8.3 6.8 6.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

537 539 9.2 8.9 10.2 9.7 7.8 7.9

Personal care and service occupations

318 329 5.4 5.4 7.7 6.2 4.8 5.2

Sales and office occupations

1,769 1,615 5.0 4.6 4.3 4.0 5.4 5.0

Sales and related occupations

751 712 4.4 4.3 3.2 3.3 5.8 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

1,018 903 5.5 4.9 6.2 5.1 5.2 4.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,227 1,134 8.4 7.8 8.2 7.6 12.3 11.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

146 105 13.0 8.9 12.3 7.8 15.0 12.8

Construction and extraction occupations

834 813 9.9 9.7 9.7 9.6 16.1 13.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

247 216 4.9 4.2 4.9 4.2 5.1 5.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,193 1,261 6.3 6.7 5.9 6.4 7.8 7.7

Production occupations

546 536 6.1 6.0 5.1 5.6 8.5 6.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

647 725 6.6 7.3 6.5 6.9 6.7 9.0

No previous work experience

742 681 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

372 365 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

229 145 - - - - - -

25 years and over

140 172 - - - - - -

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: March 10, 2017