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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,284 6,671 4.6 4.1 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.8

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,265 1,310 2.0 2.0 2.2 1.8 1.8 2.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

622 520 2.4 2.0 2.2 2.0 2.6 2.0

Management occupations

371 336 2.0 1.8 1.9 2.0 2.3 1.6

Business and financial operations occupations

250 184 3.2 2.3 3.2 1.9 3.2 2.6

Professional and related occupations

644 790 1.8 2.1 2.3 1.7 1.4 2.4

Computer and mathematical occupations

98 76 2.1 1.4 2.2 1.3 1.6 1.9

Architecture and engineering occupations

78 60 2.4 1.8 2.4 1.3 2.7 4.0

Life, physical, and social science occupations

31 29 2.1 1.8 2.1 1.5 2.1 2.2

Community and social service occupations

28 53 1.1 1.9 1.2 2.9 1.0 1.4

Legal occupations

23 35 1.3 1.9 1.4 1.2 1.2 2.6

Education, training, and library occupations

176 231 1.8 2.3 2.6 1.3 1.5 2.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

123 146 3.6 4.3 3.8 3.8 3.3 4.9

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

87 160 0.9 1.7 1.5 1.5 0.8 1.8

Service occupations

1,597 1,447 5.7 5.2 6.4 5.8 5.2 4.7

Healthcare support occupations

182 105 4.8 2.7 4.5 2.0 4.9 2.8

Protective service occupations

120 82 3.9 2.6 2.5 2.3 8.2 3.5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

555 591 6.2 6.6 7.1 7.3 5.3 6.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

462 401 7.8 6.6 9.7 7.1 5.0 5.9

Personal care and service occupations

277 270 4.5 4.5 3.0 5.4 4.9 4.3

Sales and office occupations

1,444 1,428 4.1 4.2 3.4 4.3 4.6 4.1

Sales and related occupations

640 731 3.9 4.5 2.6 4.2 5.1 4.8

Office and administrative support occupations

803 697 4.4 3.8 4.8 4.4 4.2 3.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,156 999 7.7 6.7 7.5 6.7 11.6 7.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

131 137 9.9 12.1 9.2 13.7 12.1 7.3

Construction and extraction occupations

831 712 9.9 8.2 9.6 8.2 20.1 9.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

194 150 3.6 3.0 3.8 2.8 0.3 7.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,099 933 5.8 4.8 5.5 4.7 6.9 5.2

Production occupations

472 382 5.3 4.3 4.9 4.1 6.5 4.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

627 551 6.2 5.2 5.9 5.1 7.5 5.8

No previous work experience

691 534 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

412 325 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

138 117 - - - - - -

25 years and over

140 92 - - - - - -

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: April 06, 2018