HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
25. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
2013 2014 Total Men Women
2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

11,460 9,617 7.4 6.2 7.6 6.3 7.1 6.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

2,036 1,777 3.6 3.1 3.6 3.0 3.6 3.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

831 704 3.5 2.9 3.4 2.7 3.7 3.3

Management occupations

547 440 3.3 2.6 3.1 2.4 3.6 3.1

Business and financial operations occupations

284 263 4.0 3.6 4.3 3.7 3.8 3.6

Professional and related occupations

1,205 1,073 3.6 3.2 3.7 3.2 3.6 3.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

149 120 3.6 2.7 3.4 2.7 4.2 2.8

Architecture and engineering occupations

102 91 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.2 4.9 3.1

Life, physical, and social science occupations

49 54 3.6 3.8 3.7 4.1 3.5 3.5

Community and social service occupations

93 79 3.8 3.1 3.5 2.7 4.0 3.3

Legal occupations

54 44 2.9 2.4 2.2 1.9 3.6 2.8

Education, training, and library occupations

350 306 3.9 3.4 3.7 3.7 4.0 3.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

216 193 7.0 6.2 7.9 6.4 5.9 6.0

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

193 186 2.3 2.1 2.4 1.7 2.3 2.3

Service occupations

2,444 2,048 8.6 7.3 8.8 7.5 8.5 7.2

Healthcare support occupations

266 197 7.0 5.4 8.4 5.7 6.8 5.4

Protective service occupations

143 145 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.1 5.0 5.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

883 758 9.7 8.5 10.3 8.8 9.2 8.3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

678 550 10.7 8.7 10.5 8.5 11.0 8.8

Personal care and service occupations

475 397 8.1 6.9 7.8 7.7 8.2 6.7

Sales and office occupations

2,575 2,119 7.2 6.0 7.0 5.6 7.3 6.2

Sales and related occupations

1,212 1,022 7.3 6.1 5.9 5.0 8.7 7.3

Office and administrative support occupations

1,363 1,096 7.1 5.8 8.8 6.7 6.5 5.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,423 1,171 9.8 8.0 9.7 7.8 12.9 11.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

124 134 11.4 11.6 9.9 9.5 16.4 18.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1,016 813 12.5 9.6 12.4 9.6 14.9 9.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

284 224 5.4 4.4 5.3 4.4 6.9 4.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,690 1,385 9.1 7.4 8.6 6.9 10.7 9.1

Production occupations

792 632 8.7 7.0 8.0 6.3 10.6 8.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

898 754 9.4 7.7 9.0 7.3 11.0 9.9

No previous work experience

1,247 1,086 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

718 595 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

326 292 - - - - - -

25 years and over

203 198 - - - - - -

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 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2015