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Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2014

Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2014
(In thousands)
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                New    Middle   East    West   South    East    West                   
           Characteristic              Total  England Atlant-  North   North  Atlant-  South   South   Mountain Pacific
                                                         ic   Central Central    ic   Central Central                  
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
       Workers who lost jobs                                                                                           
                                                                                                                       
    Total, 20 years and over........   4,292      221     681     668     296     737     206     418      258      807
Men.................................   2,390      122     349     368     130     444     122     236      158      462
Women...............................   1,902       99     332     300     165     294      85     182      100      345
                                                                                                                       
        Reason for job loss                                                                                            
                                                                                                                       
Plant or company closed down or                                                                                        
   moved............................   1,513       68     212     234     114     270      85     147      106      277
Insufficient work...................   1,399       83     218     208      46     256      83     146       72      289
Position or shift abolished.........   1,380       70     251     226     136     212      39     125       80      241
                                                                                                                       
Industry and class of worker of lost                                                                                   
              job (2)                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                       
Agriculture and related industries                                                                                     
   wage and salary workers..........      38        2      -        9       2       2      10      -         3       10
Nonagricultural industries wage and                                                                                    
   salary workers...................   4,162      216     661     653     293     719     197     410      250      764
                                                                                                                       
  Private nonagricultural wage and                                                                                     
   salary workers...................   3,906      206     615     617     272     672     193     389      237      705
        Mining, quarrying, and oil                                                                                     
         and gas extraction.........      62       -       -        3      -        9      13      31        4        2
        Construction................     393       24      32      54      27      79      26      37       27       88
        Manufacturing...............     765       42      91     142      49     134      28      98       26      155
             Durable goods..........     462       25      23      99      25      84      19      65       15      105
             Nondurable goods.......     304       17      68      42      24      50       9      33       11       50
        Wholesale and retail trade..     593       26      93      95      44     102      38      44       43      107
        Transportation and utilities     147        9      15      19       6      49      11      24        3       14
        Information.................     137        5      28      28       9      26       4       4       11       21
        Financial activities........     289       16      41      51      35      45      11      11       19       60
        Professional and business                                                                                      
         services...................     580       27     122      73      30      96      22      48       51      111
        Education and health                                                                                           
         services...................     482       23     104      93      40      76      18      44       18       67
        Leisure and hospitality.....     304       31      73      38      19      32      11      30       22       49
        Other services..............     146        4      17      21      12      21      10      20       12       31
                                                                                                                       
  Government wage and salary workers     257       10      47      36      21      46       4      21       13       59
                                                                                                                       
         Employment status                                                                                             
          in January 2014                                                                                              
                                                                                                                       
Employed............................   2,630      163     358     416     205     489     122     249      167      460
Unemployed..........................     894       32     178     152      57     113      59      99       49      155
Not in the labor force..............     768       26     145      99      34     135      25      70       42      191

   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.
   NOTE: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont compose the New England
Division; New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania compose the Middle Atlantic Division; Illinois, Indiana, Michigan,
Ohio, and Wisconsin compose the East North Central Division; Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota,
and South Dakota compose the West North Central Division; Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia compose the South Atlantic Division; Alabama, Kentucky,
Mississippi, and Tennessee compose the East South Central Division; Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas compose
the West South Central Division; Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming compose the
Mountain Division; Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington compose the Pacific Division. Dash represents or
rounds to zero.



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Last Modified Date: August 26, 2014
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