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Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2011-12

Table 1.  Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2011-12
                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                            
                                                                         Total               Men                 Women      
                      Extent of employment                                                                                  
                                                                                                                            
                                                                    2011      2012      2011      2012      2011      2012  
                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                            
                                                                 
                                                                                   Numbers (in thousands)
                                                                 
                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                            
Civilian noninstitutional population............................  242,602   244,993   116,984   118,202   125,619   126,791 
  Total who worked or looked for work...........................  159,693   161,707    83,715    84,999    75,978    76,708 
    Percent of the population...................................     65.8      66.0      71.6      71.9      60.5      60.5 
  Total who worked during the year (1)..........................  153,479   156,194    80,503    82,143    72,976    74,051 
    Percent of the population...................................     63.3      63.8      68.8      69.5      58.1      58.4 
                                                                                                                            
    Full time (2)...............................................  120,585   122,407    68,289    69,437    52,295    52,970 
      50 to 52 weeks............................................  100,915   102,296    57,288    58,304    43,627    43,992 
      48 to 49 weeks............................................    1,691     1,848       971     1,038       720       810 
      40 to 47 weeks............................................    4,862     5,391     2,639     2,944     2,223     2,447 
      27 to 39 weeks............................................    4,474     4,448     2,561     2,553     1,913     1,895 
      14 to 26 weeks............................................    5,291     4,711     2,941     2,585     2,350     2,126 
      1 to 13 weeks.............................................    3,351     3,713     1,889     2,013     1,463     1,700 
                                                                                                                            
    Part time (3)...............................................   32,895    33,787    12,214    12,706    20,681    21,081 
      50 to 52 weeks............................................   17,247    17,487     5,786     6,197    11,460    11,291 
      48 to 49 weeks............................................      791       870       295       304       496       566 
      40 to 47 weeks............................................    2,633     2,831       987     1,062     1,647     1,768 
      27 to 39 weeks............................................    2,855     2,966     1,121     1,103     1,735     1,863 
      14 to 26 weeks............................................    4,729     4,858     2,009     1,927     2,719     2,930 
      1 to 13 weeks.............................................    4,639     4,776     2,016     2,112     2,623     2,663 
                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                            
                                                                 
                                                                                    Percent distribution
                                                                 
                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                            
Total who worked during the year (1)............................    100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0 
                                                                                                                            
  Full time (2).................................................     78.6      78.4      84.8      84.5      71.7      71.5 
    50 to 52 weeks..............................................     65.8      65.5      71.2      71.0      59.8      59.4 
    48 to 49 weeks..............................................      1.1       1.2       1.2       1.3       1.0       1.1 
    40 to 47 weeks..............................................      3.2       3.5       3.3       3.6       3.0       3.3 
    27 to 39 weeks..............................................      2.9       2.8       3.2       3.1       2.6       2.6 
    14 to 26 weeks..............................................      3.4       3.0       3.7       3.1       3.2       2.9 
    1 to 13 weeks...............................................      2.2       2.4       2.3       2.5       2.0       2.3 
                                                                                                                            
  Part time (3).................................................     21.4      21.6      15.2      15.5      28.3      28.5 
    50 to 52 weeks..............................................     11.2      11.2       7.2       7.5      15.7      15.2 
    48 to 49 weeks..............................................      0.5       0.6       0.4       0.4       0.7       0.8 
    40 to 47 weeks..............................................      1.7       1.8       1.2       1.3       2.3       2.4 
    27 to 39 weeks..............................................      1.9       1.9       1.4       1.3       2.4       2.5 
    14 to 26 weeks..............................................      3.1       3.1       2.5       2.3       3.7       4.0 
    1 to 13 weeks...............................................      3.0       3.1       2.5       2.6       3.6       3.6 
                                 
  1 Time worked includes paid vacation and sick leave.
  2 Usually worked 35 hours or more per week.
  3 Usually worked 1 to 34 hours per week.
  NOTE: Data refer to persons 16 years and over. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of
  January data.
  
  
  

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Last Modified Date: December 11, 2013
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