Table 5. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by occupation of lost job and employment status in January 2016

Table 5. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by occupation of lost job and employment status in January 2016
(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                              
                                                                  Percent distribution by employment status   
                                                                                                              
              Occupation 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   
                                                                                                              
 Management, professional, and related occupations     1,301      100.0        69.0        13.5        17.4   
   Management, business, and financial operations                                                             
   occupations....................................       702      100.0        72.1        14.6        13.3   
   Professional and related occupations...........       598      100.0        65.5        12.3        22.3   
                                                                                                              
 Service occupations..............................       313      100.0        63.4        19.0        17.6   
                                                                                                              
 Sales and office occupations.....................       820      100.0        63.2        15.2        21.6   
   Sales and related occupations..................       340      100.0        66.1        18.3        15.6   
   Office and administrative support occupations..       479      100.0        61.1        13.0        25.9   
                                                                                                              
 Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                             
   occupations....................................       302      100.0        62.0        23.7        14.2   
   Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.....         8      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
   Construction and extraction occupations........       193      100.0        61.1        28.5        10.4   
   Installation, maintenance, and repair                                                                      
   occupations....................................       102      100.0        62.3        16.4        21.3   
                                                                                                              
 Production, transportation, and material moving                                                              
   occupations....................................       418      100.0        65.0        16.2        18.8   
   Production occupations.........................       246      100.0        55.3        21.1        23.6   
   Transportation and material moving occupations        171      100.0        78.9         9.1        12.0   

   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 who did not report occupation.
   3 Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.



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