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
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

149,722 152,437 8,805 8,267 5.6 5.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

57,392 58,434 1,807 1,782 3.1 3.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,522 24,755 566 609 2.3 2.4

Professional and related occupations

32,870 33,678 1,240 1,174 3.6 3.4

Service occupations

26,843 28,293 1,932 1,626 6.7 5.4

Sales and office occupations

33,366 33,766 1,848 1,691 5.2 4.8

Sales and related occupations

15,677 16,031 966 828 5.8 4.9

Office and administrative support occupations

17,689 17,734 882 863 4.8 4.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,294 14,467 816 769 5.4 5.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,155 1,221 76 99 6.2 7.5

Construction and extraction occupations

7,970 8,354 536 463 6.3 5.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,169 4,892 204 207 3.8 4.1

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,827 17,477 1,248 1,265 6.5 6.8

Production occupations

8,647 8,235 567 517 6.2 5.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,180 9,242 681 749 6.9 7.5

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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Last Modified Date: August 05, 2016