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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
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2015

Total, 16 years and over(1)

146,647 149,228 9,787 8,162 6.3 5.2

Management, professional, and related occupations

55,646 57,288 1,930 1,686 3.4 2.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

23,854 24,331 643 555 2.6 2.2

Professional and related occupations

31,792 32,957 1,287 1,132 3.9 3.3

Service occupations

26,183 26,886 2,139 1,847 7.6 6.4

Sales and office occupations

33,045 33,158 2,037 1,738 5.8 5.0

Sales and related occupations

15,102 15,596 900 890 5.6 5.4

Office and administrative support occupations

17,943 17,561 1,138 848 6.0 4.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,046 14,025 1,116 817 7.4 5.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,183 1,145 111 62 8.6 5.1

Construction and extraction occupations

7,888 7,774 752 585 8.7 7.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,975 5,106 253 170 4.8 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,727 17,871 1,372 1,109 7.2 5.8

Production occupations

8,586 8,619 623 482 6.8 5.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,141 9,252 749 627 7.6 6.3

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: September 04, 2015
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