Table 2. Work experience of the population during the year by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, 2013-14

     Table 2.  Work experience of the population during the year by race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, 2013-14

     (Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                             Total               Men                 Women       
       Extent of employment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                              
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                         2013      2014      2013      2014      2013      2014  
                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                 
                                  WHITE                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                 
       Civilian noninstitutional population..........................  195,128   196,434    95,321    95,899    99,807   100,535 
         Total who worked or looked for work.........................  128,796   128,576    68,872    68,986    59,924    59,590 
           Percent of the population.................................     66.0      65.5      72.3      71.9      60.0      59.3 
         Total who worked during the year (1)........................  125,535   126,174    67,212    67,703    58,323    58,471 
           Percent of the population.................................     64.3      64.2      70.5      70.6      58.4      58.2 
                                                                                                                                 
         Percent who worked during the year (1)......................    100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0 
           Full time (2).............................................     78.8      79.4      85.8      86.0      70.8      71.7 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     66.9      67.8      73.3      74.3      59.5      60.3 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      7.1       7.1       7.3       7.2       6.8       7.0 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      4.9       4.4       5.2       4.5       4.5       4.4 
           Part time (3).............................................     21.2      20.6      14.2      14.0      29.2      28.3 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     11.0      10.9       6.9       7.0      15.8      15.4 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      4.5       4.3       2.8       2.8       6.3       6.0 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      5.7       5.5       4.5       4.2       7.1       6.9 
                                                                                                                                 
                        BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN                                                                                
                                                                                                                                 
       Civilian noninstitutional population..........................   30,719    31,257    13,935    14,203    16,784    17,054 
         Total who worked or looked for work.........................   19,166    19,575     8,867     9,081    10,300    10,494 
           Percent of the population.................................     62.4      62.6      63.6      63.9      61.4      61.5 
         Total who worked during the year (1)........................   18,062    18,680     8,307     8,618     9,755    10,062 
           Percent of the population.................................     58.8      59.8      59.6      60.7      58.1      59.0 
                                                                                                                                 
         Percent who worked during the year (1)......................    100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0 
           Full time (2).............................................     79.8      80.3      83.1      83.1      77.0      77.9 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     66.8      67.6      68.4      70.1      65.4      65.4 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      6.8       7.0       7.3       6.8       6.3       7.1 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      6.3       5.8       7.3       6.2       5.3       5.4 
           Part time (3).............................................     20.2      19.7      16.9      16.9      23.0      22.1 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     10.1      10.3       8.2       8.9      11.7      11.6 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      3.3       3.4       2.5       2.8       4.0       3.9 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      6.7       6.0       6.1       5.2       7.3       6.6 
                                                                                                                                 
                                  ASIAN                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                 
       Civilian noninstitutional population..........................   13,812    14,425     6,523     6,803     7,290     7,622 
         Total who worked or looked for work.........................    9,043     9,406     4,832     4,933     4,211     4,473 
           Percent of the population.................................     65.5      65.2      74.1      72.5      57.8      58.7 
         Total who worked during the year (1)........................    8,754     9,195     4,690     4,821     4,064     4,375 
           Percent of the population.................................     63.4      63.7      71.9      70.9      55.7      57.4 
                                                                                                                                 
         Percent who worked during the year (1)......................    100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0 
           Full time (2).............................................     81.0      82.3      86.7      88.4      74.4      75.6 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     70.2      72.2      75.0      78.4      64.7      65.4 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      5.1       6.1       5.3       5.9       5.0       6.3 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      5.6       4.0       6.4       4.1       4.7       3.9 
           Part time (3).............................................     19.0      17.7      13.3      11.6      25.6      24.4 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     10.8       9.6       7.4       6.4      14.7      13.2 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      4.0       3.4       2.3       2.2       6.0       4.8 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      4.2       4.7       3.6       3.1       4.9       6.5 
                                                                                                                                 
                       HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY                                                                              
                                                                                                                                 
       Civilian noninstitutional population..........................   38,125    39,322    19,104    19,601    19,021    19,722 
         Total who worked or looked for work.........................   25,395    26,110    14,412    14,895    10,983    11,216 
           Percent of the population.................................     66.6      66.4      75.4      76.0      57.7      56.9 
         Total who worked during the year (1)........................   24,544    25,413    13,999    14,527    10,545    10,886 
           Percent of the population.................................     64.4      64.6      73.3      74.1      55.4      55.2 
                                                                                                                                 
         Percent who worked during the year (1)......................    100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0     100.0 
           Full time (2).............................................     79.6      80.6      85.5      86.3      71.9      72.9 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     65.7      67.5      71.1      73.0      58.5      60.1 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      8.2       8.1       9.1       8.6       7.0       7.5 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      5.7       5.0       5.3       4.7       6.3       5.3 
           Part time (3).............................................     20.4      19.4      14.5      13.7      28.1      27.1 
             50 to 52 weeks..........................................     11.0      10.8       7.5       7.4      15.6      15.5 
             27 to 49 weeks..........................................      3.9       3.5       2.7       2.6       5.5       4.7 
             1 to 26 weeks...........................................      5.5       5.1       4.4       3.7       7.0       6.8 

       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: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals shown in
   table 1 because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of
   any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.



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