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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
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

143,526 146,552 10,855 9,498 7.0 6.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

55,096 57,367 1,784 1,741 3.1 2.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

22,498 23,447 796 721 3.4 3.0

Professional and related occupations

32,598 33,920 988 1,020 2.9 2.9

Service occupations

25,286 25,342 2,338 2,082 8.5 7.6

Sales and office occupations

33,232 33,114 2,544 1,941 7.1 5.5

Sales and related occupations

15,483 15,394 1,253 950 7.5 5.8

Office and administrative support occupations

17,750 17,721 1,291 991 6.8 5.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

12,921 13,007 1,470 1,433 10.2 9.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

888 983 146 212 14.2 17.7

Construction and extraction occupations

7,094 7,190 1,059 901 13.0 11.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,939 4,834 265 320 5.1 6.2

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

16,991 17,722 1,672 1,379 9.0 7.2

Production occupations

8,365 8,573 709 642 7.8 7.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,627 9,149 963 737 10.0 7.5

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.

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2015
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