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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
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
Sept.
2012

Total, 16 years and over(1)

140,502 143,333 13,520 11,742 8.8 7.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

52,665 54,655 2,450 2,245 4.4 3.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

21,587 22,944 1,035 828 4.6 3.5

Professional and related occupations

31,078 31,711 1,415 1,417 4.4 4.3

Service occupations

25,347 25,517 2,828 2,372 10.0 8.5

Sales and office occupations

32,735 33,271 3,246 2,714 9.0 7.5

Sales and related occupations

15,064 15,616 1,554 1,336 9.4 7.9

Office and administrative support occupations

17,672 17,655 1,692 1,378 8.7 7.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,387 12,979 1,675 1,523 11.1 10.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,038 1,089 131 114 11.2 9.5

Construction and extraction occupations

7,316 7,015 1,137 1,071 13.4 13.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,033 4,875 407 338 7.5 6.5

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

16,368 16,912 1,951 1,640 10.7 8.8

Production occupations

8,128 8,428 944 769 10.4 8.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,239 8,484 1,008 871 10.9 9.3

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: March 11, 2021