HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Total Men Women
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,893 9,095 7.0 5.8 7.6 6.3 6.3 5.3

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,845 1,601 3.2 2.7 3.4 2.9 3.1 2.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

838 674 3.6 2.8 3.5 2.7 3.6 2.9

Management occupations

530 448 3.2 2.6 2.9 2.6 3.8 2.7

Business and financial operations occupations

308 226 4.3 3.1 5.6 3.0 3.3 3.2

Professional and related occupations

1,007 927 3.0 2.7 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.3

Computer and mathematical occupations

119 109 2.9 2.4 3.0 2.3 2.5 2.7

Architecture and engineering occupations

107 143 3.8 4.9 3.5 5.1 5.5 3.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

48 42 3.6 2.9 5.3 3.9 1.5 1.7

Community and social service occupations

96 66 3.8 2.5 1.0 1.6 5.2 3.0

Legal occupations

44 25 2.4 1.4 1.9 0.6 2.9 2.1

Education, training, and library occupations

252 169 2.7 1.8 3.8 2.5 2.3 1.5

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

208 216 6.4 6.4 5.7 7.0 7.3 5.8

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

132 158 1.5 1.8 1.2 0.7 1.7 2.2

Service occupations

2,249 1,971 8.3 7.4 9.2 8.4 7.5 6.6

Healthcare support occupations

192 215 5.3 5.8 2.7 8.9 5.7 5.4

Protective service occupations

138 133 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.8 4.2 5.5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

871 650 10.1 7.7 11.1 9.6 9.1 6.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

621 597 10.2 10.3 11.5 11.3 8.3 9.0

Personal care and service occupations

426 376 7.7 6.7 9.3 6.2 7.2 6.8

Sales and office occupations

2,522 1,821 7.0 5.1 7.1 4.7 6.9 5.3

Sales and related occupations

1,322 868 7.7 5.2 7.0 4.0 8.4 6.4

Office and administrative support occupations

1,200 953 6.3 5.0 7.3 5.6 5.9 4.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,487 1,454 10.2 9.9 10.0 9.4 13.2 19.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

115 170 11.3 15.0 8.6 12.6 19.6 21.8

Construction and extraction occupations

1,114 959 13.1 11.6 13.2 11.3 10.7 21.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

257 325 5.0 6.1 4.9 5.8 8.0 14.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,671 1,380 9.0 7.3 8.7 6.8 10.1 9.3

Production occupations

692 639 7.8 7.0 7.7 6.4 8.1 8.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

978 741 10.2 7.7 9.6 7.1 13.5 10.8

No previous work experience

1,083 845 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

530 452 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

296 258 - - - - - -

25 years and over

256 135 - - - - - -

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: March 06, 2015