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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

9,984 8,331 6.5 5.4 6.8 5.7 6.1 4.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,637 1,568 2.9 2.7 3.2 3.0 2.6 2.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

729 596 3.1 2.5 3.1 2.3 3.1 2.8

Management occupations

504 371 3.0 2.3 2.9 2.3 3.2 2.2

Business and financial operations occupations

226 225 3.3 3.1 3.9 2.4 2.9 3.6

Professional and related occupations

908 972 2.7 2.8 3.3 3.7 2.3 2.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

156 117 3.7 2.4 3.6 2.6 3.9 2.1

Architecture and engineering occupations

87 106 3.1 3.7 3.2 4.1 2.4 1.6

Life, physical, and social science occupations

31 59 2.3 4.3 3.7 4.7 0.6 3.9

Community and social service occupations

91 78 4.1 3.0 3.3 1.6 4.5 3.8

Legal occupations

54 26 3.0 1.4 2.3 1.2 3.7 1.7

Education, training, and library occupations

155 192 1.7 2.1 2.5 4.1 1.5 1.4

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

165 224 5.4 6.8 6.6 8.3 4.0 5.1

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

168 170 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.5 2.0 1.8

Service occupations

2,127 1,859 7.6 6.7 7.6 7.0 7.7 6.5

Healthcare support occupations

250 227 6.5 6.1 8.1 6.4 6.3 6.0

Protective service occupations

125 127 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.9 3.8 5.1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

730 661 8.2 7.4 8.5 7.5 8.0 7.4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

610 537 9.7 8.6 10.2 8.5 9.0 8.8

Personal care and service occupations

411 305 7.5 5.4 5.2 7.2 8.1 4.9

Sales and office occupations

2,279 1,716 6.3 4.9 6.3 4.5 6.4 5.1

Sales and related occupations

1,043 831 6.3 5.0 5.3 4.1 7.4 5.9

Office and administrative support occupations

1,237 885 6.4 4.8 7.9 5.3 5.8 4.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,369 1,171 9.5 8.1 9.1 7.9 16.8 13.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

135 177 13.4 16.9 10.3 15.0 23.3 24.3

Construction and extraction occupations

973 763 12.1 9.3 11.8 9.2 18.4 11.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

262 230 5.0 4.5 4.8 4.6 8.6 2.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,512 1,168 8.1 6.1 7.6 5.8 9.7 7.3

Production occupations

707 573 7.7 6.2 6.6 5.4 10.5 8.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

804 595 8.4 6.1 8.4 6.2 8.5 5.7

No previous work experience

1,007 814 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

482 394 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

309 270 - - - - - -

25 years and over

216 150 - - - - - -

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: January 09, 2015