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Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020

Total, 16 years and over(1)

158,478 147,796 5,465 12,277 3.3 7.7

Management, professional, and related occupations

64,343 62,759 1,235 2,946 1.9 4.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

27,218 26,747 450 1,336 1.6 4.8

Professional and related occupations

37,124 36,011 786 1,611 2.1 4.3

Service occupations

27,303 23,428 1,068 3,200 3.8 12.0

Sales and office occupations

33,675 29,696 1,158 2,610 3.3 8.1

Sales and related occupations

15,733 14,157 581 1,388 3.6 8.9

Office and administrative support occupations

17,942 15,539 577 1,222 3.1 7.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,534 13,683 489 1,023 3.3 7.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,149 966 63 61 5.2 5.9

Construction and extraction occupations

8,347 8,038 314 702 3.6 8.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,037 4,679 111 261 2.2 5.3

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

18,624 18,231 846 1,953 4.3 9.7

Production occupations

8,502 7,696 379 691 4.3 8.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

10,123 10,534 467 1,262 4.4 10.7

Footnotes
(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: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system into the Current Population Survey, or household survey. This classification system is derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

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Last Modified Date: October 05, 2020