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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

10,855 9,498 7.0 6.1 7.5 6.5 6.5 5.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,784 1,741 3.1 2.9 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

796 721 3.4 3.0 3.4 2.6 3.4 3.4

Management occupations

519 450 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.5 3.8 3.1

Business and financial operations occupations

277 271 4.0 3.6 5.6 3.2 2.8 4.0

Professional and related occupations

988 1,020 2.9 2.9 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.8

Computer and mathematical occupations

96 111 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.2 1.7 3.4

Architecture and engineering occupations

106 125 3.8 4.2 3.7 4.1 4.3 5.0

Life, physical, and social science occupations

41 32 3.1 2.3 4.8 2.1 1.1 2.6

Community and social service occupations

98 65 4.1 2.5 2.4 1.5 5.0 3.0

Legal occupations

42 37 2.4 2.0 1.5 1.5 3.1 2.6

Education, training, and library occupations

223 260 2.4 2.8 3.6 3.6 2.0 2.5

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

214 184 6.6 5.5 6.0 5.5 7.4 5.6

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

168 205 1.9 2.3 1.7 2.6 2.0 2.2

Service occupations

2,338 2,082 8.5 7.6 9.0 8.3 8.0 7.1

Healthcare support occupations

245 209 6.6 5.6 6.8 2.8 6.5 6.0

Protective service occupations

135 161 4.0 5.0 3.7 4.9 4.9 5.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

785 755 9.0 8.7 9.7 8.7 8.4 8.6

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

727 612 11.7 9.9 12.4 10.6 10.7 8.7

Personal care and service occupations

447 344 8.0 6.2 9.5 8.4 7.6 5.5

Sales and office occupations

2,544 1,941 7.1 5.5 7.0 5.2 7.2 5.8

Sales and related occupations

1,253 950 7.5 5.8 6.5 4.6 8.5 7.0

Office and administrative support occupations

1,291 991 6.8 5.3 7.9 6.0 6.3 5.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,470 1,433 10.2 9.9 10.0 9.8 14.7 12.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

146 212 14.2 17.7 11.4 18.3 22.2 15.9

Construction and extraction occupations

1,059 901 13.0 11.1 12.9 11.0 15.9 15.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

265 320 5.1 6.2 5.1 6.4 4.9 1.8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,672 1,379 9.0 7.2 8.7 6.7 10.0 9.1

Production occupations

709 642 7.8 7.0 7.4 6.2 8.9 8.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

963 737 10.0 7.5 9.7 7.0 11.8 9.8

No previous work experience

1,008 885 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

517 437 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

294 289 - - - - - -

25 years and over

197 159 - - - - - -

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 06, 2015