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Table 2. Employed persons who used a computer or the Internet at work by occupation and industry, October 2003


     Table 2.  Employed persons who used a computer or the Internet at work by occupation and industry, 
     October 2003
     
     (Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                   
                                                                              Used a computer    Used the Internet 
                                                                                  at work             at work      
                                                                    Total                                          
                       Occupation and industry                     employed                                        
                                                                                       Percent             Percent 
                                                                              Total       of      Total       of   
                                                                                       employed            employed
                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                   
                              OCCUPATION                                                                           
                                                                                                                   
         Total, 16 years and over................................  138,823    76,986     55.5     57,892     41.7  
      Management, professional, and related occupations..........   48,252    38,398     79.6     32,391     67.1  
        Management, business, and financial operations                                                             
          occupations............................................   19,600    15,842     80.8     13,938     71.1  
        Professional and related occupations.....................   28,652    22,556     78.7     18,452     64.4  
      Service occupations........................................   21,887     6,025     27.5      3,490     15.9  
      Sales and office occupations...............................   35,492    23,874     67.3     16,990     47.9  
        Sales and related occupations............................   16,051     9,577     59.7      6,949     43.3  
        Office and administrative support occupations............   19,441    14,297     73.5     10,041     51.6  
      Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                             
        occupations..............................................   15,003     3,965     26.4      2,497     16.6  
        Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations...............    1,270       140     11.0         79      6.3  
        Construction and extraction occupations..................    8,392     1,589     18.9      1,046     12.5  
        Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations........    5,341     2,237     41.9      1,371     25.7  
      Production, transportation, and material moving                                                              
        occupations..............................................   18,189     4,723     26.0      2,525     13.9  
        Production occupations...................................    9,736     2,878     29.6      1,577     16.2  
        Transportation and material moving occupations...........    8,454     1,845     21.8        948     11.2  
                                                                                                                   
                               INDUSTRY                                                                            
                                                                                                                   
         Total, 16 years and over................................  138,823    76,986     55.5     57,892     41.7  
      Private wage and salary workers............................  108,135    57,855     53.5     42,505     39.3  
        Agriculture and related industries.......................    1,475       299     20.2        187     12.7  
        Nonagricultural industries...............................  106,660    57,557     54.0     42,317     39.7  
          Mining.................................................      519       221     42.5        165     31.8  
          Construction...........................................    8,198     2,304     28.1      1,719     21.0  
          Manufacturing..........................................   16,420     8,521     51.9      6,416     39.1  
            Durable goods........................................   10,179     5,540     54.4      4,192     41.2  
            Nondurable goods.....................................    6,241     2,981     47.8      2,224     35.6  
          Wholesale and retail trade.............................   19,571     9,998     51.1      6,406     32.7  
          Transportation and utilities...........................    5,167     2,462     47.6      1,741     33.7  
          Information............................................    3,217     2,493     77.5      2,170     67.5  
          Financial activities...................................    8,888     7,328     82.4      6,127     68.9  
          Professional and business services.....................   11,485     7,850     68.4      6,554     57.1  
          Education and health services..........................   17,063    10,620     62.2      7,297     42.8  
          Leisure and hospitality................................   10,288     3,126     30.4      1,815     17.6  
          Other services.........................................    5,844     2,635     45.1      1,907     32.6  
     Government workers..........................................   19,937    13,773     69.1     11,158     56.0  
       Federal...................................................    3,258     2,198     67.5      1,757     53.9  
       State.....................................................    5,759     4,234     73.5      3,664     63.6  
       Local.....................................................   10,920     7,341     67.2      5,737     52.5  
     Self-employed and unpaid family workers.....................   10,751     5,357     49.8      4,229     39.3  

       NOTE:  Data refer to computer or Internet use on the sole or primary job.  Internet use at work refers to
     either connecting to the Internet or using e-mail.






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