HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2018
Total Men Women
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,242 5,771 3.9 3.5 3.9 3.5 3.8 3.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,285 1,246 2.1 1.9 1.8 2.0 2.3 1.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

498 535 1.9 2.0 1.6 1.9 2.3 2.2

Management occupations

288 365 1.6 1.9 1.5 1.9 1.7 2.0

Business and financial operations occupations

210 170 2.7 2.2 1.9 1.9 3.4 2.4

Professional and related occupations

787 711 2.2 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.3 1.8

Computer and mathematical occupations

123 112 2.5 2.1 1.8 2.2 4.5 2.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

97 76 2.9 2.3 2.8 2.5 3.7 1.3

Life, physical, and social science occupations

40 38 2.9 2.4 3.2 1.8 2.6 3.1

Community and social service occupations

65 69 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.8 2.4 2.3

Legal occupations

33 17 1.7 0.9 1.1 0.5 2.2 1.2

Education, training, and library occupations

141 200 1.5 2.0 0.7 2.4 1.8 1.9

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

133 99 4.0 2.9 3.8 2.7 4.1 3.2

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

154 101 1.7 1.1 1.5 0.7 1.7 1.2

Service occupations

1,444 1,247 5.1 4.5 5.1 4.6 5.1 4.4

Healthcare support occupations

179 164 4.7 4.4 3.1 4.9 4.9 4.4

Protective service occupations

108 74 3.2 2.2 2.4 2.4 5.9 1.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

512 483 5.9 5.8 6.6 6.6 5.3 5.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

325 278 5.1 4.4 5.4 4.2 4.8 4.8

Personal care and service occupations

320 248 5.0 4.0 5.4 3.9 4.9 4.0

Sales and office occupations

1,363 1,233 3.9 3.5 4.0 2.9 3.8 3.9

Sales and related occupations

656 599 4.0 3.6 3.0 2.9 5.1 4.3

Office and administrative support occupations

707 634 3.8 3.4 5.7 2.8 3.1 3.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

724 546 4.8 3.6 4.6 3.6 7.8 4.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

67 63 5.2 5.0 3.4 4.8 10.6 5.9

Construction and extraction occupations

495 400 5.7 4.5 5.6 4.5 9.8 4.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

163 83 3.2 1.7 3.3 1.7 1.1 1.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

833 920 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 5.0

Production occupations

311 414 3.5 4.4 3.6 4.3 3.2 4.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

522 506 5.2 4.8 4.9 4.6 6.5 5.3

No previous work experience

580 564 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

306 278 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

134 149 - - - - - -

25 years and over

140 137 - - - - - -

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: November 02, 2018