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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,309 8,149 5.3 5.1 5.5 5.4 5.1 4.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,404 1,425 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

572 644 2.3 2.5 1.8 2.1 2.9 3.0

Management occupations

336 393 1.9 2.2 1.6 1.8 2.4 2.7

Business and financial operations occupations

236 251 3.1 3.2 2.4 3.1 3.7 3.4

Professional and related occupations

832 781 2.4 2.2 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.0

Computer and mathematical occupations

113 139 2.4 2.8 1.8 2.2 4.3 4.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

109 78 3.6 2.5 3.8 2.8 2.4 0.9

Life, physical, and social science occupations

46 38 3.3 2.7 4.0 1.8 2.3 3.7

Community and social service occupations

70 43 2.6 1.7 2.2 0.5 2.7 2.2

Legal occupations

15 40 0.9 2.3 0.5 2.2 1.3 2.3

Education, training, and library occupations

182 183 2.0 1.9 2.3 2.3 1.9 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

164 170 5.4 5.1 5.3 6.2 5.5 3.9

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

133 91 1.5 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.6 1.0

Service occupations

1,766 1,741 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.7 6.5 6.0

Healthcare support occupations

144 141 3.8 3.9 1.6 4.1 4.2 3.9

Protective service occupations

137 99 4.3 3.2 3.2 2.2 8.3 6.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

722 671 7.9 7.5 7.6 7.9 8.1 7.2

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

479 551 8.1 9.1 8.1 10.2 8.2 7.7

Personal care and service occupations

284 279 5.2 4.8 5.0 2.7 5.2 5.3

Sales and office occupations

1,870 1,770 5.3 5.0 5.3 4.5 5.3 5.3

Sales and related occupations

822 883 5.0 5.2 4.2 4.0 5.8 6.4

Office and administrative support occupations

1,049 888 5.5 4.8 7.0 5.3 4.9 4.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,249 1,241 8.6 8.3 8.1 7.9 16.5 14.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

166 181 15.5 15.1 11.5 13.7 27.0 19.9

Construction and extraction occupations

863 872 10.4 10.3 10.1 10.0 16.4 16.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

220 187 4.3 3.5 4.3 3.5 3.2 4.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,281 1,250 6.9 6.7 6.5 6.6 8.3 7.3

Production occupations

541 558 6.1 6.4 5.7 6.0 7.2 7.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

739 693 7.6 7.0 7.1 7.0 10.1 7.4

No previous work experience

711 701 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

333 363 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

229 181 - - - - - -

25 years and over

149 158 - - - - - -

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: February 03, 2017