HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Total Men Women
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,773 8,680 7.0 5.5 7.1 5.3 6.8 5.8

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,930 1,582 3.4 2.7 3.3 2.5 3.4 2.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

880 643 3.7 2.7 3.4 2.2 4.2 3.3

Management occupations

536 383 3.2 2.3 2.9 2.0 3.7 2.8

Business and financial operations occupations

344 261 4.9 3.5 4.8 2.9 4.9 4.0

Professional and related occupations

1,050 939 3.1 2.7 3.3 2.7 3.1 2.7

Computer and mathematical occupations

163 140 3.6 3.0 2.6 3.0 6.5 3.1

Architecture and engineering occupations

101 97 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 4.2 3.3

Life, physical, and social science occupations

61 42 4.6 2.8 5.8 2.7 3.4 3.0

Community and social service occupations

102 81 4.2 3.0 3.7 2.3 4.4 3.4

Legal occupations

70 28 3.7 1.6 2.0 1.6 5.2 1.6

Education, training, and library occupations

233 217 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.7 2.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

147 119 4.9 3.8 6.1 4.2 3.5 3.4

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

174 215 2.1 2.4 2.6 1.3 1.9 2.9

Service occupations

2,217 2,076 7.9 7.4 7.9 6.6 7.9 7.9

Healthcare support occupations

266 214 6.9 6.0 11.6 7.1 6.4 5.9

Protective service occupations

129 165 4.1 5.1 3.8 4.9 5.4 6.2

Food preparation and serving related occupations

752 798 8.5 8.9 8.8 7.5 8.3 10.0

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

610 503 9.5 7.5 9.2 6.9 10.0 8.5

Personal care and service occupations

459 396 7.8 6.8 7.9 6.2 7.7 7.0

Sales and office occupations

2,535 1,817 7.1 5.2 7.1 4.4 7.2 5.6

Sales and related occupations

1,214 847 7.3 5.2 5.8 3.9 8.9 6.4

Office and administrative support occupations

1,321 970 7.0 5.2 9.2 5.2 6.2 5.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,257 967 8.8 6.5 8.7 6.4 10.6 9.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

150 122 12.8 10.2 11.4 8.8 16.8 15.0

Construction and extraction occupations

826 650 10.5 7.7 10.6 7.6 7.0 8.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

280 195 5.4 3.8 5.3 3.9 6.3 1.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,619 1,184 8.7 6.2 8.1 5.6 10.6 8.4

Production occupations

707 554 7.7 6.0 7.3 4.9 8.9 8.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

912 630 9.5 6.4 8.8 6.1 13.2 7.8

No previous work experience

1,171 1,019 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

648 527 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

322 285 - - - - - -

25 years and over

202 206 - - - - - -

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: November 07, 2014