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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,079 7,966 5.9 5.1 6.1 5.2 5.6 4.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,642 1,435 2.9 2.4 2.8 2.3 2.9 2.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

748 633 3.2 2.6 3.1 2.3 3.3 2.9

Management occupations

487 436 3.0 2.5 2.8 2.3 3.3 2.8

Business and financial operations occupations

262 197 3.7 2.7 4.0 2.2 3.4 3.2

Professional and related occupations

894 802 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.3

Computer and mathematical occupations

120 82 2.8 1.9 2.5 2.1 3.7 1.4

Architecture and engineering occupations

62 80 2.1 2.8 2.1 3.0 2.4 1.4

Life, physical, and social science occupations

50 45 3.9 3.2 4.1 2.8 3.5 3.5

Community and social service occupations

54 56 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.1 1.9

Legal occupations

53 23 2.8 1.4 2.2 1.0 3.3 1.7

Education, training, and library occupations

219 186 2.3 1.9 2.5 1.9 2.3 1.9

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

174 131 5.6 4.0 4.6 3.8 6.7 4.3

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

162 198 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.5 1.9 2.5

Service occupations

1,777 1,733 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.8 6.5 6.1

Healthcare support occupations

201 162 5.5 4.5 7.6 4.2 5.2 4.6

Protective service occupations

135 111 4.1 3.5 3.8 3.8 5.2 2.6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

629 693 7.1 7.7 7.3 8.9 7.0 6.8

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

447 416 7.3 7.2 6.7 7.3 8.1 7.1

Personal care and service occupations

365 351 6.5 6.1 7.6 5.8 6.2 6.2

Sales and office occupations

2,079 1,852 5.8 5.1 5.9 5.2 5.7 5.1

Sales and related occupations

997 920 5.8 5.5 4.9 4.4 6.8 6.5

Office and administrative support occupations

1,082 932 5.7 4.9 7.6 6.3 5.0 4.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,168 1,097 8.1 7.5 7.8 7.3 15.8 9.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

152 127 14.0 10.9 8.6 12.7 28.7 6.2

Construction and extraction occupations

821 718 9.8 8.5 9.9 8.3 8.2 13.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

195 253 4.0 5.0 4.1 4.8 1.8 12.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,446 1,077 7.8 5.8 7.3 5.1 9.8 8.3

Production occupations

671 494 7.6 5.5 6.9 4.6 9.2 7.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

776 584 8.0 6.1 7.5 5.5 10.8 9.4

No previous work experience

932 745 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

511 421 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

236 175 - - - - - -

25 years and over

185 149 - - - - - -

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: May 08, 2015