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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,537 8,682 6.8 5.6 7.1 6.0 6.4 5.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,890 1,398 3.3 2.4 3.2 2.4 3.3 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

827 638 3.5 2.6 3.3 2.6 3.7 2.6

Management occupations

558 460 3.4 2.7 3.0 2.6 3.9 2.8

Business and financial operations occupations

269 178 3.7 2.4 4.2 2.7 3.3 2.1

Professional and related occupations

1,063 760 3.1 2.2 3.0 2.3 3.2 2.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

121 88 2.8 2.0 2.5 2.1 3.7 1.9

Architecture and engineering occupations

84 88 3.0 3.1 2.8 2.8 3.9 4.4

Life, physical, and social science occupations

57 42 4.0 2.8 5.5 3.7 2.2 1.7

Community and social service occupations

83 44 3.2 1.7 2.0 0.7 3.9 2.2

Legal occupations

48 39 2.6 2.2 3.4 1.4 2.0 3.0

Education, training, and library occupations

285 175 3.0 1.8 3.0 2.1 3.0 1.7

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

196 174 6.3 5.5 5.9 5.9 6.7 5.0

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

189 110 2.2 1.3 1.4 0.0 2.5 1.7

Service occupations

2,190 1,782 8.0 6.6 8.7 6.9 7.4 6.4

Healthcare support occupations

227 217 6.0 5.9 8.5 9.8 5.6 5.3

Protective service occupations

169 114 4.9 3.6 4.2 3.0 7.2 6.0

Food preparation and serving related occupations

840 683 9.9 8.0 10.7 8.6 9.2 7.4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

633 458 10.2 7.9 10.2 8.8 10.2 6.7

Personal care and service occupations

320 310 5.9 5.5 8.1 3.4 5.2 6.2

Sales and office occupations

2,343 2,000 6.5 5.6 6.1 5.7 6.8 5.5

Sales and related occupations

1,163 976 6.8 5.8 5.6 4.6 8.0 6.9

Office and administrative support occupations

1,180 1,024 6.2 5.4 6.8 7.4 6.0 4.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,438 1,366 10.0 9.2 9.3 8.9 23.4 17.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

210 186 18.7 15.7 11.1 15.3 37.8 17.1

Construction and extraction occupations

981 922 11.8 11.0 11.8 10.9 11.8 16.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

247 259 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.5 11.1 17.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,601 1,372 8.6 7.3 8.5 6.6 9.1 9.5

Production occupations

698 593 7.9 6.4 7.9 5.9 7.9 7.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

903 779 9.2 8.1 8.9 7.2 11.2 13.2

No previous work experience

1,049 729 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

530 409 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

321 173 - - - - - -

25 years and over

197 147 - - - - - -

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: April 03, 2015