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Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]

Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemploy-
ment rates

Total, 16 years and over(1)

  Management, professional, and related occupations

    Management, business, and financial operations occupations

    Professional and related occupations

  Service occupations

  Sales and office occupations

    Sales and related occupations

    Office and administrative support occupations

  Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

    Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

    Construction and extraction occupations

    Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

  Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

    Production occupations

    Transportation and material moving occupations

(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Effective with January 2011 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2010 Census occupational classification system into the Current Population Survey, or household survey. This classification system is derived from the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2011 are not strictly comparable with earlier years. More information is online at


Last Modified Date: February 04, 2011