Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Virgin Islands

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 3,450
2002 3,650
2003 3,850
2004 3,970
2005 4,050
2006 4,100
2007 4,170
2008 4,360
2009 4,140
2010 4,010
2011 3,940
2012 3,970
2013 3,920
2014 4,010
2015 4,160
2016 4,460
2017 4,650
2018 3,040

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2001 70
2002 90
2003 90
2004 90
2005 90
2006 80
2007 60
2008 80
2009 80
2010 100
2011 100
2012 120
2013 100
2014 120
2015 190
2016 220
2017 230
2018 90

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2001 340
2002 330
2003 330
2004 410
2005 360
2006 370
2007 370
2008 330
2009 310
2010 280
2011 270
2012 230
2013 200
2014 180
2015 210
2016 190
2017 340
2018 240

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2001 320
2002 210
2003 250
2004 240
2005 180
2006 180
2007 180
2008 170
2009 200
2010 240
2011 320
2012 270
2013 300
2014 260
2015 250
2016 250

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2001 170
2002 190
2003 180
2005 210
2006 200
2007 220
2008 200
2009 170
2010 150
2011 120
2013 90
2014 100
2015 180
2016 170
2017 190
2018 140

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2001 270
2002 300
2003 320
2004 350
2005 340
2006 410
2007 420
2008 460
2009 430
2010 420
2011 400
2012 430
2013 390
2014 550
2015 520
2016 670
2017 710
2018 450

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2001 90
2002 100
2003 120
2004 90
2005 90
2006 90
2007 40
2008 60
2009 40
2010 40
2011 40
2012 90
2013 130
2014 120
2015 70

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2001 600
2002 600
2003 620
2004 490
2005 420
2006 440
2007 370
2008 420
2009 410
2010 410
2011 390
2012 460
2013 470
2014 390
2015 280
2016 320
2017 370
2018 370

Bartenders

Year Number
2001 220
2002 270
2003 280
2004 330
2005 370
2006 390
2007 350
2008 330
2009 300
2010 360
2011 420
2012 440
2013 450
2014 430
2015 470
2016 460
2017 370
2018 220

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2001 160
2002 210
2003 220
2004 280
2005 380
2006 350
2007 490
2008 600
2009 600
2010 560
2011 510
2012 460
2013 410
2014 250
2015 260
2016 200
2017 210

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2001 90
2002 160
2003 150
2004 130
2005 180
2006 180
2007 100
2008 110
2009 60
2010 80
2011 30
2012 100
2013 90
2014 100
2015 60
2016 60
2017 70
2018 120

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2001 580
2002 640
2003 720
2004 820
2005 880
2006 840
2007 910
2008 920
2009 880
2010 790
2011 770
2012 770
2013 770
2014 940
2015 1,010
2016 1,190
2017 1,340
2018 730

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2001 100
2002 110
2003 130
2004 120
2005 130
2006 130
2007 150
2008 120
2009 110
2010 70
2011 80
2012 50
2013 40
2014 90
2015 90
2016 140
2018 70

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2001 170
2002 150
2003 140
2004 70
2005 100
2006 130
2007 180
2008 160
2009 140
2010 100
2011 90
2012 50
2013 50
2014 60
2015 110
2016 140
2017 120
2018 90

Dishwashers

Year Number
2001 190
2002 220
2003 220
2004 230
2005 240
2006 260
2007 270
2008 270
2009 280
2010 230
2011 250
2012 280
2013 290
2014 310
2015 250
2016 270
2017 230
2018 130

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2001 70
2002 70
2003 70
2004 60
2006 60
2007 60
2008 70
2009 80
2010 120
2011 130
2012 120
2013 140
2014 130
2017 170

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2018 30