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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,370 6,203 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.5 4.3 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,591 1,476 2.5 2.3 2.1 1.8 2.9 2.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

534 506 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.6 2.6 2.2

Management occupations

300 312 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.6 2.0 1.7

Business and financial operations occupations

234 194 3.0 2.4 2.2 1.5 3.7 3.2

Professional and related occupations

1,057 970 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.1 3.1 2.9

Computer and mathematical occupations

132 87 2.5 1.5 2.7 1.4 2.0 1.7

Architecture and engineering occupations

43 24 1.3 0.8 1.3 0.8 1.2 0.4

Life, physical, and social science occupations

38 54 2.5 3.3 1.1 3.6 3.9 2.9

Community and social service occupations

57 61 2.1 2.2 2.8 1.9 1.7 2.3

Legal occupations

32 21 1.7 1.1 2.0 0.4 1.4 1.7

Education, training, and library occupations

466 463 5.2 4.9 3.6 4.6 5.8 5.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

125 136 3.5 4.0 4.3 3.6 2.6 4.3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

163 122 1.7 1.3 1.9 1.1 1.6 1.3

Service occupations

1,317 1,178 4.6 4.1 4.4 4.0 4.9 4.2

Healthcare support occupations

103 148 2.9 3.8 2.4 3.2 2.9 3.8

Protective service occupations

52 65 1.5 1.9 1.7 1.5 0.8 3.1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

561 493 6.4 5.6 6.7 6.0 6.3 5.3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

310 206 4.8 3.4 5.2 3.0 4.1 3.9

Personal care and service occupations

292 266 4.7 4.3 1.5 6.0 5.7 3.7

Sales and office occupations

1,320 1,337 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.2 3.8 4.2

Sales and related occupations

575 625 3.5 3.8 3.2 2.4 3.9 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

745 712 4.1 3.9 4.8 4.5 3.8 3.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

579 601 3.8 4.0 3.5 3.7 8.9 8.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

91 50 7.3 4.3 4.8 1.2 13.5 12.8

Construction and extraction occupations

357 398 4.0 4.5 4.0 4.5 4.9 5.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

131 152 2.5 2.9 2.4 2.8 6.7 5.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

887 955 4.5 4.9 3.9 4.6 6.3 5.7

Production occupations

324 358 3.6 3.9 3.0 3.8 5.1 4.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

562 597 5.2 5.7 4.6 5.2 7.8 7.8

No previous work experience

649 631 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

361 332 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

134 168 - - - - - -

25 years and over

154 130 - - - - - -

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: September 06, 2019