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Table 2. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and reason for job loss, January 2014

Table 2. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and reason for job
loss, January 2014

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                  
                                                                  Percent distribution by reason for job loss     
                                                                                                                  
        Age, sex, race, and Hispanic                                                                              
            or Latino ethnicity                  Total                      Plant or                  Position or 
                                                               Total        company     Insufficient     shift    
                                                                          closed down       work       abolished  
                                                                            or moved                              
                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                  
                   TOTAL                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      4,292        100.0          35.3          32.6          32.1    
20 to 24 years..............................         91        100.0          45.6          33.1          21.3    
25 to 54 years..............................      2,897        100.0          35.1          34.6          30.3    
55 to 64 years..............................      1,004        100.0          34.2          28.8          37.0    
65 years and over...........................        301        100.0          37.1          25.8          37.1    
                                                                                                                  
                    Men                                                                                           
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      2,390        100.0          35.0          37.8          27.2    
20 to 24 years..............................         42        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
25 to 54 years..............................      1,659        100.0          35.4          39.7          24.9    
55 to 64 years..............................        525        100.0          34.5          31.0          34.5    
65 years and over...........................        164        100.0          32.8          39.0          28.3    
                                                                                                                  
                   Women                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      1,902        100.0          35.5          26.1          38.4    
20 to 24 years..............................         49        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
25 to 54 years..............................      1,237        100.0          34.7          27.8          37.5    
55 to 64 years..............................        479        100.0          33.8          26.4          39.8    
65 years and over...........................        137        100.0          42.2          10.1          47.7    
                                                                                                                  
                   White                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      3,499        100.0          35.4          31.1          33.6    
Men.........................................      1,966        100.0          36.0          36.3          27.8    
Women.......................................      1,533        100.0          34.6          24.4          41.0    
                                                                                                                  
         Black or African American                                                                                
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................        465        100.0          40.1          38.0          21.8    
Men.........................................        209        100.0          41.9          41.7          16.4    
Women.......................................        256        100.0          38.7          35.0          26.3    
                                                                                                                  
                   Asian                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................        192        100.0          36.2          28.4          35.4    
Men.........................................        120        100.0          28.0          39.5          32.5    
Women.......................................         71        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
                                                                                                                  
        Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                                              
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................        685        100.0          41.5          40.0          18.4    
Men.........................................        413        100.0          46.8          39.6          13.6    
Women.......................................        273        100.0          33.7          40.6          25.7    
 
   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2011
and December 2013 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of their
positions or shifts.
   2 Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.
   NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals
because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be
of any race.



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Last Modified Date: August 26, 2014
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