HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2019
Total Men Women
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,091 6,625 4.4 4.1 4.6 4.4 4.1 3.8

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,301 1,317 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

530 565 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.2

Management occupations

327 377 1.8 2.0 1.7 1.7 1.9 2.4

Business and financial operations occupations

203 187 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.9 2.5 1.7

Professional and related occupations

771 753 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.0

Computer and mathematical occupations

138 128 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.1 3.5 2.9

Architecture and engineering occupations

52 54 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.2 2.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

28 24 1.8 1.5 1.3 2.8 2.4 0.3

Community and social service occupations

60 41 2.1 1.4 3.0 1.5 1.7 1.4

Legal occupations

19 35 1.0 1.8 1.1 1.4 0.9 2.2

Education, training, and library occupations

232 201 2.3 2.0 1.3 3.0 2.6 1.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

125 95 3.6 2.8 3.2 2.2 4.0 3.5

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

119 175 1.3 1.8 0.9 1.2 1.4 2.0

Service occupations

1,503 1,447 5.4 5.3 6.1 6.5 4.9 4.3

Healthcare support occupations

115 94 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.1 3.0 2.6

Protective service occupations

84 149 2.6 4.8 1.6 4.1 5.8 7.4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

615 494 7.2 5.7 7.7 7.2 6.8 4.5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

438 458 7.1 7.7 8.3 9.4 5.4 5.5

Personal care and service occupations

251 251 4.2 4.1 5.4 3.2 3.8 4.4

Sales and office occupations

1,538 1,452 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.7 4.3

Sales and related occupations

736 800 4.5 5.0 3.4 3.4 5.6 6.6

Office and administrative support occupations

802 652 4.4 3.5 5.1 5.1 4.1 2.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,092 939 7.2 6.3 7.0 6.0 11.2 11.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

162 190 12.5 14.3 11.1 12.3 16.9 19.8

Construction and extraction occupations

781 598 8.9 6.7 9.0 6.8 6.9 5.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

149 151 2.9 3.2 2.6 3.3 8.9 1.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,012 868 5.3 4.5 5.1 4.2 5.8 5.4

Production occupations

386 340 4.3 3.7 3.8 3.8 5.7 3.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

626 528 6.1 5.1 6.1 4.5 5.9 7.8

No previous work experience

639 577 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

346 302 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

183 155 - - - - - -

25 years and over

109 120 - - - - - -

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 08, 2019