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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 2014

Table 4. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by industry and class of worker of lost job and employment status in
January 2014
          
(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)........................     4,292      100.0        61.3        20.8        17.9   
Agriculture and related industries wage and salary                                                                   
   workers...............................................        38      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
Nonagricultural industries wage and salary workers.......     4,162      100.0        61.9        20.6        17.5   
                                                                                                                     
  Private nonagricultural wage and salary workers........     3,906      100.0        61.8        20.7        17.5   
        Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction....        62      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
        Construction.....................................       393      100.0        68.4        16.3        15.3   
        Manufacturing....................................       765      100.0        59.3        22.5        18.2   
             Durable goods manufacturing ................       462      100.0        63.5        22.1        14.3   
                 Primary metals and fabricated metal                                                                 
                  products...............................        59      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Machinery manufacturing.................        67      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Computers and electronic products.......        91      100.0        66.6        20.1        13.2   
                 Electrical equipment and appliances.....        27      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Transportation equipment................        99      100.0        63.6         9.5        26.9   
                 Miscellaneous manufacturing.............        47      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Other durable goods industries..........        72      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
             Nondurable goods manufacturing .............       304      100.0        52.7        23.1        24.2   
                 Food manufacturing......................        82      100.0        39.4        39.0        21.6   
                 Textiles, apparel, and leather..........        44      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Paper and printing......................        53      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
                 Other nondurable goods industries.......       124      100.0        61.4        14.2        24.5   
        Wholesale and retail trade.......................       593      100.0        57.6        22.8        19.7   
             Wholesale trade.............................       146      100.0        55.3        34.8         9.9   
             Retail trade................................       446      100.0        58.3        18.8        22.9   
        Transportation and utilities (4).................       147      100.0        69.4        19.9        10.7   
             Transportation and warehousing..............       119      100.0        66.5        23.4        10.1   
        Information (4)..................................       137      100.0        66.6        19.7        13.7   
             Telecommunications..........................        39      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
        Financial activities.............................       289      100.0        61.0        18.7        20.2   
             Finance and insurance.......................       234      100.0        64.1        19.6        16.3   
                 Finance.................................       148      100.0        60.1        22.2        17.7   
                 Insurance...............................        87      100.0        70.9        15.1        14.0   
             Real estate and rental and leasing..........        55      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
        Professional and business services...............       580      100.0        60.0        19.9        20.1   
             Professional and technical services.........       389      100.0        60.8        21.3        17.9   
             Management, administrative, and waste                                                                   
              services...................................       190      100.0        58.3        17.0        24.8   
        Education and health services....................       482      100.0        59.9        24.7        15.4   
             Educational services........................        95      100.0        72.5         9.1        18.4   
             Health care and social assistance (4).......       387      100.0        56.8        28.5        14.7   
                 Hospitals...............................       106      100.0        52.8        32.0        15.2   
                 Health services, except hospitals.......       225      100.0        57.3        26.0        16.7   
        Leisure and hospitality (4)......................       304      100.0        69.4        17.5        13.2   
             Accommodation and food services (4).........       237      100.0        71.2        16.0        12.8   
                 Food services and drinking places.......       219      100.0        72.1        15.9        12.0   
        Other services...................................       146      100.0        57.7        19.6        22.7   
                                                                                                                     
  Government wage and salary workers.....................       257      100.0        63.5        19.2        17.3   

   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 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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Last Modified Date: August 26, 2014
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