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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

6,572 5,756 4.1 3.6 4.0 3.7 4.2 3.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,208 1,083 1.9 1.7 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

463 448 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7

Management occupations

260 250 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.4

Business and financial operations occupations

203 198 2.7 2.6 2.9 3.0 2.4 2.2

Professional and related occupations

745 635 2.0 1.7 2.2 1.8 1.9 1.6

Computer and mathematical occupations

88 120 1.9 2.3 2.3 2.5 0.6 1.7

Architecture and engineering occupations

85 51 2.6 1.6 2.5 1.2 3.2 3.8

Life, physical, and social science occupations

51 32 3.4 2.0 1.8 1.2 5.3 3.0

Community and social service occupations

48 48 1.8 1.9 0.5 1.8 2.4 1.9

Legal occupations

18 40 1.0 2.1 1.2 3.1 0.9 1.1

Education, training, and library occupations

156 159 1.5 1.6 2.1 1.9 1.3 1.5

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

160 85 4.7 2.4 4.3 1.6 5.2 3.3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

138 100 1.5 1.1 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.0

Service occupations

1,529 1,241 5.4 4.3 4.5 4.3 6.0 4.3

Healthcare support occupations

159 127 4.3 3.3 2.5 0.8 4.6 3.6

Protective service occupations

108 88 3.6 2.7 1.9 2.9 9.3 1.9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

624 482 6.8 5.2 6.1 5.3 7.4 5.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

331 266 5.3 4.3 5.0 4.8 5.7 3.5

Personal care and service occupations

307 278 4.8 4.4 3.2 3.8 5.2 4.6

Sales and office occupations

1,394 1,297 4.1 3.8 3.6 4.0 4.4 3.6

Sales and related occupations

733 695 4.5 4.2 2.9 3.6 6.1 4.9

Office and administrative support occupations

660 602 3.6 3.3 4.5 4.7 3.3 2.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

854 685 5.6 4.6 5.4 4.5 9.1 6.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

81 92 6.1 8.0 5.3 7.8 8.6 8.8

Construction and extraction occupations

562 471 6.4 5.4 6.2 5.4 11.3 6.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

211 122 4.1 2.4 4.0 2.4 7.2 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

944 898 5.0 4.6 4.6 4.3 6.6 5.7

Production occupations

416 396 4.6 4.4 4.0 4.2 6.2 4.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

527 502 5.5 4.9 5.1 4.4 7.1 6.8

No previous work experience

628 529 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

368 319 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

136 136 - - - - - -

25 years and over

124 74 - - - - - -

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: June 01, 2018