Table 4. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by industry and class of worker of lost job and employment status in January 2016

Table 4. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by industry and class of worker of lost job and employment status in
January 2016
(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)........................     3,191      100.0        65.5        15.9        18.6   
Agriculture and related industries wage and salary                                                                   
 workers.................................................        11      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
Nonagricultural industries wage and salary workers.......     3,125      100.0        65.4        16.0        18.6   
                                                                                                                     
  Private nonagricultural wage and salary workers........     2,960      100.0        65.9        15.9        18.3   
        Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction....        76      100.0        41.2        33.4        25.4   
        Construction.....................................       217      100.0        71.9        15.7        12.4   
        Manufacturing....................................       553      100.0        63.2        15.0        21.7   
             Durable goods manufacturing ................       332      100.0        66.0        13.6        20.4   
                 Primary metals and fabricated metal                                                                 
                  products...............................        40      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Machinery manufacturing.................        46      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Computers and electronic products.......        59      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Electrical equipment and appliances.....        28      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Transportation equipment................        75      100.0        52.0        10.3        37.7   
                 Miscellaneous manufacturing.............        52      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Other durable goods industries..........        32      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
             Nondurable goods manufacturing .............       221      100.0        59.1        17.1        23.8   
                 Food manufacturing......................        44      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Textiles, apparel, and leather..........        35      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Paper and printing......................        57      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
                 Other nondurable goods industries.......        85      100.0        50.8        21.0        28.1   
        Wholesale and retail trade.......................       480      100.0        63.9        14.4        21.7   
             Wholesale trade.............................       118      100.0        69.7        13.3        17.0   
             Retail trade................................       362      100.0        62.0        14.7        23.2   
        Transportation and utilities (4).................       112      100.0        62.5         8.6        28.8   
             Transportation and warehousing..............        96      100.0        59.5        10.0        30.4   
        Information (4)..................................       159      100.0        74.7        11.7        13.6   
             Telecommunications..........................        63      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
        Financial activities.............................       279      100.0        64.8        20.7        14.5   
             Finance and insurance.......................       197      100.0        66.7        20.4        12.8   
                 Finance.................................       151      100.0        66.5        21.5        12.0   
                 Insurance...............................        46      100.0         (3)         (3)         (3)   
             Real estate and rental and leasing..........        82      100.0        60.1        21.3        18.6   
        Professional and business services...............       383      100.0        68.9        11.0        20.2   
             Professional and technical services.........       265      100.0        67.8         8.4        23.9   
             Management, administrative, and waste                                                                   
              services...................................       118      100.0        71.4        16.8        11.8   
        Education and health services....................       384      100.0        69.9        16.9        13.2   
             Educational services........................        85      100.0        64.7         8.8        26.5   
             Health care and social assistance (4).......       298      100.0        71.4        19.2         9.4   
                 Hospitals...............................        81      100.0        76.6         9.5        14.0   
                 Health services, except hospitals.......       160      100.0        71.1        23.5         5.4   
        Leisure and hospitality (4)......................       207      100.0        66.2        21.1        12.7   
             Accommodation and food services (4).........       152      100.0        69.0        20.2        10.8   
                 Food services and drinking places.......       143      100.0        70.0        21.4         8.5   
        Other services...................................       109      100.0        59.5        20.3        20.2   
                                                                                                                     
  Government wage and salary workers.....................       165      100.0        56.5        18.9        24.6   

   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2013 and
December 2015 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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