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Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2012-13


     Table 1.  Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2012-13
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                             Total               Men                 Women       
                           Extent of employment                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                         2012      2013      2012      2013      2012      2013  
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                        Numbers (in thousands)
                                                                                                                                 
     Civilian noninstitutional population............................  244,993   247,258   118,202   119,395   126,791   127,863 
       Total who worked or looked for work...........................  161,707   161,813    84,999    85,032    76,708    76,781 
         Percent of the population...................................     66.0      65.4      71.9      71.2      60.5      60.0 
       Total who worked during the year (1)..........................  156,194   156,987    82,143    82,590    74,051    74,397 
         Percent of the population...................................     63.8      63.5      69.5      69.2      58.4      58.2 
                                                                                                                                 
         Full time (2)...............................................  122,407   124,017    69,437    70,590    52,970    53,427 
           50 to 52 weeks............................................  102,296   105,043    58,304    60,031    43,992    45,012 
           48 to 49 weeks............................................    1,848     1,944     1,038     1,113       810       831 
           40 to 47 weeks............................................    5,391     4,903     2,944     2,580     2,447     2,324 
           27 to 39 weeks............................................    4,448     4,061     2,553     2,294     1,895     1,767 
           14 to 26 weeks............................................    4,711     4,829     2,585     2,780     2,126     2,049 
           1 to 13 weeks.............................................    3,713     3,238     2,013     1,793     1,700     1,445 
                                                                                                                                 
         Part time (3)...............................................   33,787    32,970    12,706    12,000    21,081    20,970 
           50 to 52 weeks............................................   17,487    17,144     6,197     5,857    11,291    11,287 
           48 to 49 weeks............................................      870       791       304       259       566       532 
           40 to 47 weeks............................................    2,831     2,971     1,062       963     1,768     2,008 
           27 to 39 weeks............................................    2,966     2,965     1,103     1,078     1,863     1,887 
           14 to 26 weeks............................................    4,858     4,596     1,927     1,871     2,930     2,725 
           1 to 13 weeks.............................................    4,776     4,502     2,112     1,972     2,663     2,530 
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                         Percent distribution
                                                                                                                                 
     Total who worked during the year (1)............................    100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0 
                                                                                                                                 
       Full time (2).................................................     78.4      79.0      84.5      85.5      71.5      71.8 
         50 to 52 weeks..............................................     65.5      66.9      71.0      72.7      59.4      60.5 
         48 to 49 weeks..............................................      1.2       1.2       1.3       1.3       1.1       1.1 
         40 to 47 weeks..............................................      3.5       3.1       3.6       3.1       3.3       3.1 
         27 to 39 weeks..............................................      2.8       2.6       3.1       2.8       2.6       2.4 
         14 to 26 weeks..............................................      3.0       3.1       3.1       3.4       2.9       2.8 
         1 to 13 weeks...............................................      2.4       2.1       2.5       2.2       2.3       1.9 
                                                                                                                                 
       Part time (3).................................................     21.6      21.0      15.5      14.5      28.5      28.2 
         50 to 52 weeks..............................................     11.2      10.9       7.5       7.1      15.2      15.2 
         48 to 49 weeks..............................................      0.6       0.5       0.4       0.3       0.8       0.7 
         40 to 47 weeks..............................................      1.8       1.9       1.3       1.2       2.4       2.7 
         27 to 39 weeks..............................................      1.9       1.9       1.3       1.3       2.5       2.5 
         14 to 26 weeks..............................................      3.1       2.9       2.3       2.3       4.0       3.7 
         1 to 13 weeks...............................................      3.1       2.9       2.6       2.4       3.6       3.4 

       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 16, 2014
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