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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,573 7,066 4.8 4.4 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.3

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,276 1,382 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

513 592 2.1 2.3 1.9 2.0 2.4 2.7

Management occupations

342 395 2.0 2.2 1.8 1.8 2.2 2.8

Business and financial operations occupations

170 197 2.3 2.6 2.0 2.6 2.6 2.5

Professional and related occupations

763 790 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.0 2.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

157 142 3.4 2.9 3.0 2.5 4.3 4.1

Architecture and engineering occupations

74 61 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.1 5.7 0.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

49 17 3.3 1.3 4.2 1.2 2.0 1.4

Community and social service occupations

60 54 2.3 2.0 2.4 1.7 2.3 2.2

Legal occupations

18 27 1.0 1.3 0.6 1.7 1.4 1.1

Education, training, and library occupations

174 165 1.9 1.8 1.7 2.0 1.9 1.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

117 203 3.7 6.1 3.7 6.4 3.7 5.8

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

115 119 1.3 1.3 1.6 1.1 1.1 1.4

Service occupations

1,795 1,600 6.5 5.6 6.6 6.0 6.4 5.3

Healthcare support occupations

205 174 5.6 4.9 2.7 5.9 6.0 4.8

Protective service occupations

148 95 4.4 2.9 4.1 2.6 5.6 4.1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

590 644 6.8 6.9 7.5 8.0 6.3 6.0

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

517 376 8.0 6.2 7.7 6.7 8.4 5.3

Personal care and service occupations

335 311 6.0 4.9 6.7 4.3 5.8 5.1

Sales and office occupations

1,649 1,501 4.7 4.2 4.6 4.2 4.7 4.3

Sales and related occupations

851 770 5.1 4.6 4.2 3.8 6.0 5.5

Office and administrative support occupations

798 732 4.2 3.9 5.2 5.0 3.9 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

932 866 6.3 5.8 6.0 5.4 11.3 11.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

169 146 13.8 12.3 11.8 9.8 19.6 20.2

Construction and extraction occupations

578 562 6.8 6.5 6.7 6.4 9.3 9.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

185 158 3.5 3.1 3.6 3.0 2.4 3.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,115 1,018 6.0 5.4 5.6 5.1 7.4 6.6

Production occupations

437 449 5.0 5.2 4.5 4.6 6.3 6.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

678 568 6.8 5.7 6.4 5.4 9.2 7.0

No previous work experience

788 671 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

383 350 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

233 194 - - - - - -

25 years and over

171 126 - - - - - -

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: December 02, 2016