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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,885 8,962 7.0 5.7 7.3 5.5 6.7 6.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,978 1,617 3.5 2.8 3.4 2.5 3.5 3.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

790 579 3.3 2.4 3.2 2.0 3.5 2.9

Management occupations

499 379 3.0 2.3 2.9 1.9 3.3 2.8

Business and financial operations occupations

291 200 4.1 2.7 4.3 2.2 3.9 3.2

Professional and related occupations

1,188 1,037 3.6 3.1 3.6 3.0 3.5 3.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

188 127 4.5 2.8 3.7 2.7 6.6 3.1

Architecture and engineering occupations

65 70 2.3 2.4 2.0 2.6 4.0 1.3

Life, physical, and social science occupations

38 41 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.3 2.9 3.5

Community and social service occupations

107 82 4.4 3.3 4.0 3.1 4.7 3.4

Legal occupations

67 40 3.5 2.2 4.6 1.4 2.7 2.9

Education, training, and library occupations

332 296 3.7 3.3 3.8 3.0 3.6 3.4

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

192 168 6.2 5.6 6.6 6.9 5.7 4.3

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

200 214 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.0 2.3 2.6

Service occupations

2,281 2,041 8.0 7.4 8.5 7.2 7.7 7.6

Healthcare support occupations

240 172 6.3 4.9 8.7 3.5 6.1 5.0

Protective service occupations

190 190 5.8 5.8 5.6 5.1 6.6 8.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

761 755 8.5 8.7 9.4 8.4 7.7 8.9

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

631 502 9.9 7.9 9.9 7.5 10.0 8.6

Personal care and service occupations

459 422 7.7 7.2 7.3 7.7 7.7 7.1

Sales and office occupations

2,597 2,020 7.3 5.8 7.2 5.2 7.3 6.1

Sales and related occupations

1,261 872 7.5 5.4 6.6 4.0 8.5 6.7

Office and administrative support occupations

1,336 1,149 7.1 6.1 8.2 7.1 6.6 5.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,181 955 8.2 6.4 8.1 6.4 10.6 7.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

119 132 10.3 10.5 9.1 9.9 14.5 12.9

Construction and extraction occupations

815 648 10.1 7.6 10.0 7.6 14.9 6.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

246 174 4.8 3.4 4.9 3.5 2.3 1.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,636 1,252 8.7 6.5 8.5 5.9 9.2 8.5

Production occupations

868 563 9.4 6.1 9.7 5.3 8.7 8.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

768 689 8.0 6.8 7.6 6.3 10.0 9.1

No previous work experience

1,140 1,043 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

587 533 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

328 329 - - - - - -

25 years and over

226 181 - - - - - -

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: October 03, 2014