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Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2018

Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2018
(In thousands)
Characteristic Total New
England
Middle
Atlantic
East
North
Central
West
North
Central
South
Atlantic
East
South
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific

Workers who lost jobs

Total, 20 years and over

2,981 183 362 470 209 541 184 377 206 449

Men

1,681 82 242 241 131 298 103 236 117 231

Women

1,301 100 121 229 78 244 81 141 89 217

Reason for job loss

Plant or company closed down or moved

1,093 74 85 162 63 211 98 146 67 186

Insufficient work

786 36 128 111 58 108 50 124 50 122

Position or shift abolished

1,103 73 149 197 87 222 36 108 89 141

Industry and class of worker of lost job(2)

Agriculture and related industries wage and salary workers

35 8 - - 3 4 - 1 1 19

Nonagricultural industries wage and salary workers

2,893 165 362 458 206 517 184 372 206 423

Private nonagricultural wage and salary workers

2,772 152 353 428 191 498 177 367 195 411

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

96 - 4 - 3 8 8 44 28 1

Construction

165 4 18 17 13 37 12 22 18 25

Manufacturing

479 39 60 128 27 63 31 43 28 60

Durable goods manufacturing

313 23 48 68 15 46 11 43 21 38

Nondurable goods manufacturing

166 16 12 60 12 17 20 - 7 22

Wholesale and retail trade

479 28 43 80 44 63 61 61 21 78

Transportation and utilities

88 0 16 10 8 28 2 3 6 15

Information

98 1 32 18 10 9 - 12 5 11

Financial activities

205 17 10 37 17 63 16 25 1 18

Professional and business services

439 27 56 50 31 87 7 95 36 51

Education and health services

368 29 54 44 28 67 12 25 22 88

Leisure and hospitality

234 5 48 24 8 42 18 26 15 47

Other services

108 1 14 21 2 23 10 10 10 16

Government wage and salary workers

120 13 9 29 15 19 7 5 11 12

Employment status in January 2018

Employed

1,978 122 247 295 139 358 134 244 128 312

Unemployed

429 31 59 72 19 73 13 53 33 77

Not in the labor force

574 30 56 103 51 110 38 80 45 60

(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 of unpaid family workers and persons who did not report industry or class of worker of lost job, not shown separately.

NOTE: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont compose the New England Division; New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania compose the Middle Atlantic Division; Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin compose the East North Central Division; Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota compose the West North Central Division; Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia compose the South Atlantic Division; Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee compose the East South Central Division; Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas compose the West South Central Division; Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming compose the Mountain Division; Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington compose the Pacific Division. Dash represents or rounds to zero.

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Last Modified Date: August 28, 2018