HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
May
2015
May
2016
Total Men Women
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,370 7,207 5.3 4.5 5.4 4.6 5.2 4.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,460 1,305 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.8 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

709 606 2.9 2.4 2.3 2.4 3.7 2.4

Management occupations

457 419 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.4 3.4 2.3

Business and financial operations occupations

252 187 3.5 2.4 2.7 2.3 4.2 2.5

Professional and related occupations

751 699 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.3 1.9

Computer and mathematical occupations

67 92 1.5 2.0 1.5 1.8 1.5 2.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

66 62 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.1

Life, physical, and social science occupations

48 50 3.5 3.4 3.4 2.9 3.5 4.1

Community and social service occupations

32 67 1.2 2.5 0.6 2.2 1.5 2.7

Legal occupations

26 15 1.5 0.9 0.7 0.9 2.1 0.8

Education, training, and library occupations

185 162 1.9 1.7 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

135 132 4.3 4.1 3.5 4.2 5.2 3.9

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

191 118 2.1 1.3 1.4 0.8 2.4 1.5

Service occupations

1,853 1,533 6.6 5.4 7.3 5.2 6.1 5.5

Healthcare support occupations

146 171 3.9 4.5 6.6 4.9 3.5 4.5

Protective service occupations

116 113 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.3 4.5 4.5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

807 601 8.6 6.5 10.3 6.4 7.2 6.5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

363 364 6.0 5.8 6.3 5.2 5.5 6.8

Personal care and service occupations

421 283 7.1 4.8 6.9 4.8 7.2 4.7

Sales and office occupations

1,909 1,541 5.3 4.4 5.1 4.2 5.5 4.6

Sales and related occupations

987 850 5.8 5.1 4.3 4.0 7.3 6.3

Office and administrative support occupations

923 690 4.9 3.8 6.3 4.4 4.4 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

977 827 6.6 5.6 6.4 5.4 11.3 8.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

112 113 9.3 8.4 8.2 6.5 13.2 14.3

Construction and extraction occupations

632 519 7.5 6.1 7.4 6.2 11.0 3.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

233 196 4.6 4.0 4.4 3.9 8.7 4.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,212 1,154 6.5 6.1 6.2 5.4 7.7 8.4

Production occupations

549 569 6.1 6.1 5.5 4.8 7.4 9.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

664 584 7.0 6.0 6.8 5.8 8.1 6.9

No previous work experience

918 835 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

487 468 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

268 192 - - - - - -

25 years and over

163 176 - - - - - -

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 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016