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

Total, 16 years and over(1)

7,542 7,170 4.8 4.5 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,208 1,361 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.1 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

474 609 1.9 2.4 1.7 2.2 2.1 2.5

Management occupations

326 387 1.9 2.1 1.6 1.9 2.2 2.5

Business and financial operations occupations

148 221 2.0 2.9 2.1 3.4 1.9 2.5

Professional and related occupations

734 752 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.4 2.1 1.9

Computer and mathematical occupations

119 127 2.6 2.6 1.8 2.3 5.0 3.4

Architecture and engineering occupations

53 78 1.7 2.5 1.4 2.6 3.4 2.0

Life, physical, and social science occupations

43 53 3.2 3.9 3.8 3.5 2.4 4.4

Community and social service occupations

92 64 3.4 2.4 2.9 1.9 3.6 2.6

Legal occupations

26 27 1.4 1.4 1.1 1.9 1.7 1.1

Education, training, and library occupations

139 158 1.5 1.7 1.9 2.2 1.4 1.5

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

129 154 4.0 4.5 3.5 4.8 4.7 4.1

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

133 91 1.4 1.0 1.6 0.8 1.4 1.1

Service occupations

1,858 1,493 6.7 5.3 7.3 5.8 6.3 5.0

Healthcare support occupations

175 163 4.8 4.6 3.1 4.9 5.0 4.6

Protective service occupations

127 78 4.0 2.4 3.8 2.0 4.7 3.8

Food preparation and serving related occupations

678 516 7.6 5.8 7.8 6.4 7.4 5.2

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

596 451 9.3 7.4 9.8 8.6 8.8 5.6

Personal care and service occupations

282 286 5.2 4.6 6.8 4.0 4.8 4.8

Sales and office occupations

1,500 1,482 4.3 4.2 4.4 4.0 4.2 4.3

Sales and related occupations

787 768 4.8 4.6 4.3 3.5 5.2 5.6

Office and administrative support occupations

713 714 3.8 3.8 4.4 4.8 3.6 3.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

1,163 1,064 7.9 7.2 7.5 6.9 13.7 13.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

172 170 14.7 15.5 13.2 13.0 19.6 24.7

Construction and extraction occupations

807 724 9.6 8.5 9.4 8.4 15.9 10.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

183 170 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.2 4.0 5.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

1,071 1,097 5.8 5.9 5.5 5.7 6.8 6.2

Production occupations

458 487 5.3 5.5 5.1 5.4 5.6 6.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

614 610 6.2 6.1 5.7 6.0 8.7 6.6

No previous work experience

721 657 - - - - - -

16 to 19 years

366 345 - - - - - -

20 to 24 years

203 176 - - - - - -

25 years and over

152 136 - - - - - -

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: January 06, 2017