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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-30. Unemployed persons by occupation and sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Total unemployed Unemployment rates
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Total Men Women
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

5,766 5,465 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.6 3.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,299 1,235 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.7 2.1 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

554 450 2.1 1.6 1.8 1.3 2.4 2.0

Management occupations

351 256 1.9 1.3 1.7 1.2 2.2 1.4

Business and financial operations occupations

203 194 2.6 2.5 2.1 1.7 2.9 3.0

Professional and related occupations

745 786 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.1 1.9 2.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

103 133 2.0 2.4 2.0 2.4 2.0 2.4

Architecture and engineering occupations

58 39 1.7 1.2 1.5 1.0 3.0 2.3

Life, physical, and social science occupations

29 38 1.9 2.5 1.5 3.1 2.4 1.7

Community and social service occupations

53 62 1.9 2.3 2.5 1.5 1.6 2.7

Legal occupations

15 21 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.9 0.8 1.1

Education, training, and library occupations

219 223 2.4 2.3 3.6 2.4 2.0 2.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

105 149 3.2 4.4 3.9 4.6 2.4 4.1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

162 122 1.7 1.2 1.5 0.8 1.7 1.4

Service occupations

1,207 1,068 4.3 3.8 4.5 4.2 4.2 3.5

Healthcare support occupations

134 111 3.8 2.8 3.0 1.9 3.9 3.0

Protective service occupations

55 78 1.7 2.4 1.8 2.3 1.1 3.0

Food preparation and serving related occupations

459 411 5.4 4.5 6.6 5.2 4.6 4.0

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

298 226 4.7 3.8 4.7 4.1 4.6 3.3

Personal care and service occupations

261 241 4.2 3.9 4.0 5.1 4.3 3.5

Sales and office occupations

1,257 1,158 3.6 3.3 3.3 2.9 3.8 3.6

Sales and related occupations

656 581 4.0 3.6 3.3 2.7 4.8 4.4

Office and administrative support occupations

600 577 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

582 489 3.8 3.3 3.7 3.1 5.4 5.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

52 63 4.2 5.2 3.3 3.7 6.5 9.1

Construction and extraction occupations

434 314 4.8 3.6 4.8 3.6 5.3 3.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

95 111 1.8 2.2 1.8 2.1 3.4 2.8

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

847 846 4.3 4.3 3.7 4.0 5.9 5.5

Production occupations

346 379 3.9 4.3 3.2 3.7 5.3 5.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

501 467 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.2 6.7 5.3

No previous work experience

559 650 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

290 322 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

123 180 - - - - - -

25 years and over

147 148 - - - - - -

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: October 04, 2019