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Table 4. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by industry and class of worker of lost job and employment status in January 2012

Table 4. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by industry and class of worker of lost job and employment status in
January 2012

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                                                                         Percent distribution by employment status   
                                                                                                                     
        Industry and class of worker of lost job              Total                                                  
                                                                         Total      Employed   Unemployed  Not in the
                                                                                                          labor force
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
     Total, 20 years and over (2)........................     6,121      100.0        56.0        26.7        17.4   
Agriculture and related industries wage and salary                                                                   
 workers.................................................        43      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
Nonagricultural industries wage and salary workers.......     5,974      100.0        55.7        26.8        17.4   
                                                                                                                     
  Private nonagricultural wage and salary workers........     5,629      100.0        55.8        26.8        17.4   
        Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction....        29      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
        Construction.....................................       691      100.0        58.7        24.9        16.4   
        Manufacturing....................................     1,183      100.0        55.6        23.8        20.6   
             Durable goods manufacturing ................       844      100.0        55.6        23.5        20.9   
                 Primary metals and fabricated metal                                                                 
                  products...............................       126      100.0        67.6        19.7        12.7   
                 Machinery manufacturing.................        93      100.0        49.5        20.6        29.9   
                 Computers and electronic products.......       151      100.0        52.9        25.8        21.3   
                 Electrical equipment and appliances.....        24      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Transportation equipment................       169      100.0        50.1        22.0        27.9   
                 Miscellaneous manufacturing.............       123      100.0        58.2        22.5        19.3   
                 Other durable goods industries..........       158      100.0        55.4        25.6        18.9   
             Nondurable goods manufacturing .............       339      100.0        55.5        24.7        19.8   
                 Food manufacturing......................        52      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Textiles, apparel, and leather..........        55      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Paper and printing......................        75      100.0        55.7        31.5        12.7   
                 Other nondurable goods industries.......       158      100.0        51.5        23.2        25.2   
        Wholesale and retail trade.......................       859      100.0        49.9        32.1        18.0   
             Wholesale trade.............................       197      100.0        49.9        30.2        19.9   
             Retail trade................................       663      100.0        49.9        32.6        17.4   
        Transportation and utilities (4).................       240      100.0        66.5        20.7        12.8   
             Transportation and warehousing..............       207      100.0        71.7        15.8        12.5   
        Information (4)..................................       197      100.0        56.4        27.9        15.7   
             Telecommunications..........................        81      100.0        70.6        15.2        14.2   
        Financial activities.............................       478      100.0        54.9        26.9        18.2   
             Finance and insurance.......................       352      100.0        63.6        21.1        15.3   
                 Finance.................................       237      100.0        65.8        19.3        14.9   
                 Insurance...............................       115      100.0        59.2        24.8        16.0   
             Real estate and rental and leasing..........       127      100.0        30.8        42.9        26.3   
        Professional and business services...............       751      100.0        55.1        31.0        13.9   
             Professional and technical services.........       442      100.0        59.4        28.9        11.6   
             Management, administrative, and waste                                                                   
              services...................................       309      100.0        48.8        34.1        17.1   
        Education and health services....................       605      100.0        56.5        28.0        15.6   
             Educational services........................       111      100.0        64.8        16.4        18.7   
             Health care and social assistance (4).......       494      100.0        54.6        30.6        14.8   
                 Hospitals...............................       136      100.0        55.3        26.8        17.9   
                 Health services, except hospitals.......       259      100.0        57.7        26.3        15.9   
        Leisure and hospitality (4)......................       381      100.0        61.7        21.4        17.0   
             Accommodation and food services (4).........       288      100.0        61.8        21.7        16.5   
                 Food services and drinking places.......       235      100.0        57.7        23.4        18.9   
        Other services...................................       201      100.0        55.1        27.7        17.2   
                                                                                                                     
  Government wage and salary workers.....................       345      100.0        54.3        26.9        18.8   
    
   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2009 and
December 2011 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of their positions
or shifts.
   2 Total includes a small number of unpaid family workers and persons who did not report industry or class of
worker, not shown separately.
   3 Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.
   4 Includes other industries, not shown separately.



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