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Table 5. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by occupation of lost job and employment status in January 2018

Table 5. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by occupation of lost job and employment status in January 2018
(Numbers in thousands)
Occupation of lost job Total Percent distribution by employment status
Total Employed Unemployed Not in the
labor force

Total, 20 years and over(2)

2,981 100.0 66.4 14.4 19.3

Management, professional, and related occupations

1,143 100.0 71.7 13.0 15.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

598 100.0 73.5 10.4 16.0

Professional and related occupations

545 100.0 69.6 15.8 14.6

Service occupations

293 100.0 63.9 16.5 19.6

Sales and office occupations

796 100.0 61.5 16.5 22.0

Sales and related occupations

343 100.0 67.8 13.2 19.0

Office and administrative support occupations

453 100.0 56.7 18.9 24.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

291 100.0 60.2 16.6 23.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

34 100.0 - - -

Construction and extraction occupations

169 100.0 60.4 14.1 25.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

88 100.0 62.1 18.5 19.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

415 100.0 70.7 7.7 21.6

Production occupations

246 100.0 73.8 6.4 19.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

168 100.0 66.0 9.6 24.3

(1) Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2015 and December 2017 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 or class of worker of lost job.

Note: Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.

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Last Modified Date: August 28, 2018