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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,658 6,556 4.8 4.1 4.8 4.0 4.8 4.2

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,652 1,463 2.7 2.3 2.6 2.2 2.8 2.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

708 636 2.8 2.5 2.5 1.9 3.1 3.1

Management occupations

484 388 2.7 2.1 2.4 1.9 3.2 2.4

Business and financial operations occupations

224 248 3.0 3.2 2.9 2.0 3.0 4.3

Professional and related occupations

944 827 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.4 2.6 2.2

Computer and mathematical occupations

138 139 3.0 2.8 3.1 2.2 2.7 4.4

Architecture and engineering occupations

66 98 1.9 2.9 2.2 3.1 0.6 2.0

Life, physical, and social science occupations

5 52 0.3 3.5 0.3 4.0 0.4 3.0

Community and social service occupations

78 71 2.9 2.6 2.1 3.0 3.3 2.4

Legal occupations

38 35 2.0 1.8 0.8 1.4 3.0 2.2

Education, training, and library occupations

268 208 2.9 2.3 4.0 2.9 2.5 2.0

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

174 107 5.3 3.1 5.8 2.1 4.8 4.3

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

177 115 1.9 1.2 1.0 1.2 2.2 1.2

Service occupations

1,690 1,414 5.9 4.9 5.8 4.7 5.9 5.1

Healthcare support occupations

205 184 5.7 5.1 7.8 5.1 5.4 5.1

Protective service occupations

128 107 3.8 3.1 3.7 2.6 4.1 4.9

Food preparation and serving related occupations

613 450 6.7 5.0 6.5 5.2 6.8 4.8

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

408 361 6.5 5.4 7.0 5.0 5.7 6.1

Personal care and service occupations

337 311 5.3 5.0 3.7 5.9 5.8 4.7

Sales and office occupations

1,614 1,415 4.6 4.0 4.3 3.6 4.8 4.3

Sales and related occupations

855 605 5.2 3.7 3.9 2.3 6.5 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

760 810 4.1 4.3 4.9 5.7 3.8 3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

772 746 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.7 6.7 10.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

116 105 9.1 8.3 8.7 7.3 10.5 11.3

Construction and extraction occupations

489 470 5.7 5.5 5.7 5.4 6.0 10.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

167 171 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.2 0.0 7.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,151 873 6.1 4.6 5.5 4.3 8.0 5.3

Production occupations

561 405 6.4 4.7 6.0 4.7 7.2 4.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

590 468 5.9 4.5 5.1 4.1 9.4 6.4

No previous work experience

764 631 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

390 303 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

186 187 - - - - - -

25 years and over

188 141 - - - - - -

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: October 06, 2017