Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

149,228 151,804 8,162 7,996 5.2 5.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

57,288 58,526 1,686 1,869 2.9 3.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,331 24,668 555 641 2.2 2.5

Professional and related occupations

32,957 33,858 1,132 1,227 3.3 3.5

Service occupations

26,886 27,943 1,847 1,643 6.4 5.6

Sales and office occupations

33,158 33,123 1,738 1,522 5.0 4.4

Sales and related occupations

15,596 15,646 890 793 5.4 4.8

Office and administrative support occupations

17,561 17,477 848 729 4.6 4.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,025 14,359 817 773 5.5 5.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,145 1,246 62 67 5.1 5.1

Construction and extraction occupations

7,774 8,116 585 513 7.0 5.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,106 4,996 170 193 3.2 3.7

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,871 17,854 1,109 1,217 5.8 6.4

Production occupations

8,619 8,225 482 480 5.3 5.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,252 9,629 627 737 6.3 7.1

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

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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