HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Total Men Women
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,498 8,309 6.1 5.3 6.5 5.5 5.6 5.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,741 1,404 2.9 2.3 2.9 2.2 3.0 2.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

721 572 3.0 2.3 2.6 1.8 3.4 2.9

Management occupations

450 336 2.7 1.9 2.5 1.6 3.1 2.4

Business and financial operations occupations

271 236 3.6 3.1 3.2 2.4 4.0 3.7

Professional and related occupations

1,020 832 2.9 2.4 3.1 2.6 2.8 2.2

Computer and mathematical occupations

111 113 2.5 2.4 2.2 1.8 3.4 4.3

Architecture and engineering occupations

125 109 4.2 3.6 4.1 3.8 5.0 2.4

Life, physical, and social science occupations

32 46 2.3 3.3 2.1 4.0 2.6 2.3

Community and social service occupations

65 70 2.5 2.6 1.5 2.2 3.0 2.7

Legal occupations

37 15 2.0 0.9 1.5 0.5 2.6 1.3

Education, training, and library occupations

260 182 2.8 2.0 3.6 2.3 2.5 1.9

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

184 164 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.6 5.5

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

205 133 2.3 1.5 2.6 1.1 2.2 1.6

Service occupations

2,082 1,766 7.6 6.4 8.3 6.3 7.1 6.5

Healthcare support occupations

209 144 5.6 3.8 2.8 1.6 6.0 4.2

Protective service occupations

161 137 5.0 4.3 4.9 3.2 5.7 8.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

755 722 8.7 7.9 8.7 7.6 8.6 8.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

612 479 9.9 8.1 10.6 8.1 8.7 8.2

Personal care and service occupations

344 284 6.2 5.2 8.4 5.0 5.5 5.2

Sales and office occupations

1,941 1,870 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.8 5.3

Sales and related occupations

950 822 5.8 5.0 4.6 4.2 7.0 5.8

Office and administrative support occupations

991 1,049 5.3 5.5 6.0 7.0 5.0 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,433 1,249 9.9 8.6 9.8 8.1 12.0 16.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

212 166 17.7 15.5 18.3 11.5 15.9 27.0

Construction and extraction occupations

901 863 11.1 10.4 11.0 10.1 15.2 16.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

320 220 6.2 4.3 6.4 4.3 1.8 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,379 1,281 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.5 9.1 8.3

Production occupations

642 541 7.0 6.1 6.2 5.7 8.7 7.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

737 739 7.5 7.6 7.0 7.1 9.8 10.1

No previous work experience

885 711 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

437 333 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

289 229 - - - - - -

25 years and over

159 149 - - - - - -

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: February 05, 2016