HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Total Men Women
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

8,116 7,284 5.1 4.6 5.3 4.9 4.9 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,477 1,265 2.4 2.0 2.4 2.2 2.4 1.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

642 622 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.2 2.5 2.6

Management occupations

405 371 2.2 2.0 2.3 1.9 2.2 2.3

Business and financial operations occupations

237 250 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.2

Professional and related occupations

835 644 2.3 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.4 1.4

Computer and mathematical occupations

113 98 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.2 3.2 1.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

89 78 3.0 2.4 3.0 2.4 3.3 2.7

Life, physical, and social science occupations

43 31 2.9 2.1 2.9 2.1 3.0 2.1

Community and social service occupations

69 28 2.6 1.1 2.1 1.2 2.8 1.0

Legal occupations

40 23 2.2 1.3 1.4 1.4 3.0 1.2

Education, training, and library occupations

168 176 1.7 1.8 1.7 2.6 1.8 1.5

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

140 123 4.3 3.6 3.9 3.8 4.7 3.3

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

171 87 1.9 0.9 1.4 1.5 2.0 0.8

Service occupations

1,797 1,597 6.5 5.7 6.9 6.4 6.3 5.2

Healthcare support occupations

160 182 4.4 4.8 3.0 4.5 4.6 4.9

Protective service occupations

116 120 3.9 3.9 3.0 2.5 7.2 8.2

Food preparation and serving related occupations

652 555 7.2 6.2 7.4 7.1 7.1 5.3

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

561 462 9.4 7.8 9.7 9.7 8.9 5.0

Personal care and service occupations

308 277 5.3 4.5 6.3 3.0 5.0 4.9

Sales and office occupations

1,710 1,444 4.9 4.1 4.5 3.4 5.1 4.6

Sales and related occupations

726 640 4.4 3.9 3.5 2.6 5.2 5.1

Office and administrative support occupations

983 803 5.3 4.4 6.1 4.8 5.0 4.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,237 1,156 8.4 7.7 7.9 7.5 18.6 11.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

153 131 12.8 9.9 9.5 9.2 23.0 12.1

Construction and extraction occupations

807 831 9.6 9.9 9.2 9.6 24.0 20.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

277 194 5.4 3.6 5.5 3.8 2.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,169 1,099 6.1 5.8 5.8 5.5 6.9 6.9

Production occupations

558 472 5.9 5.3 5.4 4.9 7.2 6.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

611 627 6.2 6.2 6.2 5.9 6.5 7.5

No previous work experience

688 691 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

336 412 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

208 138 - - - - - -

25 years and over

143 140 - - - - - -

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: April 07, 2017