Honolulu County

INDUSTRY & OCCUPATION

Not only has the makeup of the American workforce evolved over the past fifty years as more and more women have sought jobs outside the home, but work itself has changed as the service sector has grown and employment in manufacturing has declined.

Occupation by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 195,541 51.04% 187,607 48.96%
Management, professional, & related occupations: 63,271 16.51% 66,242 17.29%
Management, business, & financial operations: 27,833 7.26% 23,431 6.12%
Management, except farm managers 19,087 4.98% 13,160 3.43%
Farmers & farm managers 791 0.21% 430 0.11%
Business & financial operations: 7,955 2.08% 9,841 2.57%
Business operations specialists 3,529 0.92% 3,848 1.00%
Financial specialists 4,426 1.16% 5,993 1.56%
Professional & related occupations: 35,438 9.25% 42,811 11.17%
Computer & mathematical 4,708 1.23% 2,139 0.56%
Architecture & engineering: 6,013 1.57% 1,001 0.26%
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, & engineers 4,340 1.13% 713 0.19%
Drafters, engineering, & mapping technicians 1,673 0.44% 288 0.08%
Life, physical, & social science 2,055 0.54% 1,253 0.33%
Community & social services 2,367 0.62% 3,680 0.96%
Legal 2,574 0.67% 2,338 0.61%
Education, training, & library 6,846 1.79% 17,326 4.52%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media 4,975 1.30% 3,551 0.93%
Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations: 5,900 1.54% 11,523 3.01%
Health diagnosing, treating practitioners, & technical operations 4,417 1.15% 8,246 2.15%
Health technologists & technicians 1,483 0.39% 3,277 0.86%
Service occupations: 38,127 9.95% 37,022 9.66%
Healthcare support 1,030 0.27% 5,653 1.48%
Protective services: 8,774 2.29% 1,660 0.43%
Fire fighting, prevention & law enforcement, including supervisors 4,581 1.20% 581 0.15%
Other protective service workers, including supervisors 4,193 1.09% 1,079 0.28%
Food preparation & serving related occupations 13,909 3.63% 13,086 3.42%
Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance 10,077 2.63% 7,770 2.03%
Personal care & service 4,337 1.13% 8,853 2.31%
Sales & office occupations: 36,559 9.54% 74,817 19.53%
Sales & related occupations 19,716 5.15% 27,834 7.26%
Office & administrative support 16,843 4.40% 46,983 12.26%
Farming, fishing, & forestry occupations 1,763 0.46% 771 0.20%
Construction, extraction, & maintenance occupations: 29,748 7.76% 1,112 0.29%
Construction & extraction: 16,005 4.18% 432 0.11%
Supervisors, construction & extraction 1,940 0.51% 44 0.01%
Construction trades 13,987 3.65% 388 0.10%
Extraction 78 0.02% 0 0.00%
Installation, maintenance, & repair 13,743 3.59% 680 0.18%
Production, transportation, & material moving occupations: 26,073 6.80% 7,643 1.99%
Production 8,755 2.29% 4,655 1.21%
Transportation & material moving: 17,318 4.52% 2,988 0.78%
Supervisors, transportation & material moving 661 0.17% 193 0.05%
Aircraft & traffic control 942 0.25% 88 0.02%
Motor vehicle operators 8,256 2.15% 1,149 0.30%
Rail, water & other transportation 1,499 0.39% 189 0.05%
Material moving 5,960 1.56% 1,369 0.36%
Industry by Sex, Employed Civilian Population Age 16+, 2000
Percent of Percent of
Male Workforce Female Workforce
Total Employed 195,541 51.04% 187,607 48.96%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, & mining: 2,781 0.73% 1,265 0.33%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting 2,685 0.70% 1,248 0.33%
Mining 96 0.03% 17 0.00%
Construction 18,067 4.72% 2,590 0.68%
Manufacturing 9,804 2.56% 4,690 1.22%
Wholesale trade 8,980 2.34% 4,231 1.10%
Retail trade 21,173 5.53% 25,741 6.72%
Transportation, warehousing, & utilities: 16,984 4.43% 7,893 2.06%
Transportation & warehousing 14,484 3.78% 7,132 1.86%
Utilities 2,500 0.65% 761 0.20%
Information 5,718 1.49% 4,797 1.25%
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing: 12,021 3.14% 16,622 4.34%
Finance & insurance 6,434 1.68% 12,156 3.17%
Real estate & rental & leasing 5,587 1.46% 4,466 1.17%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, & waste: 21,665 5.65% 16,172 4.22%
Professional, scientific, & technical services 10,700 2.79% 9,095 2.37%
Management of companies & enterprises 59 0.02% 50 0.01%
Administrative & support & waste management services 10,906 2.85% 7,027 1.83%
Educational, health & social services: 22,478 5.87% 53,613 13.99%
Educational services 12,184 3.18% 25,260 6.59%
Health care & social assistance 10,294 2.69% 28,353 7.40%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food: 26,833 7.00% 25,910 6.76%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation 5,538 1.45% 3,608 0.94%
Accommodation & food services 21,295 5.56% 22,302 5.82%
Other services (except public administration) 8,246 2.15% 9,062 2.37%
Public administration 20,791 5.43% 15,021 3.92%

Source: Census 2000 analyzed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN).

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