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
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

149,766 152,385 7,573 7,066 4.8 4.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

58,667 59,707 1,276 1,382 2.1 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,101 25,051 513 592 2.1 2.3

Professional and related occupations

34,566 34,656 763 790 2.2 2.2

Service occupations

25,927 26,964 1,795 1,600 6.5 5.6

Sales and office occupations

33,728 33,869 1,649 1,501 4.7 4.2

Sales and related occupations

15,716 15,792 851 770 5.1 4.6

Office and administrative support occupations

18,012 18,077 798 732 4.2 3.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,971 14,144 932 866 6.3 5.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,057 1,041 169 146 13.8 12.3

Construction and extraction occupations

7,892 8,091 578 562 6.8 6.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,021 5,012 185 158 3.5 3.1

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,475 17,701 1,115 1,018 6.0 5.4

Production occupations

8,252 8,258 437 449 5.0 5.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,223 9,443 678 568 6.8 5.7

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: December 02, 2016