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Data Retrieval: Labor Force Statistics (CPS)
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(Note: Annual average information is stored only with the "Not seasonally adjusted" series. Be sure to check the box at the top of the output page to include annual averages with the retrieved information.)

Household Data

Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]

Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemploy-
ment rates

Total, 16 years and over(1)

Management, professional, and related occupations

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

Professional and related occupations

Service occupations

Sales and office occupations

Sales and related occupations

Office and administrative support occupations

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Construction and extraction occupations

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

(1) People with no previous work experience and people whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Beginning in 2020, data are classified using the 2018 Census occupational classification system derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). Changes in classification affect comparability of data over time. More information about previous classification systems is online at
SOURCE: Current Population Survey


Last Modified Date: February 19, 2020