Table 2. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and reason for job loss, January 2012

Table 2. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and reason for job
loss, January 2012

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                  
                                                                  Percent distribution by reason for job loss     
                                                                                                                  
        Age, sex, race, and Hispanic                                                                              
            or Latino ethnicity                   Total                     Plant or                  Position or 
                                                               Total        company     Insufficient     shift    
                                                                          closed down       work       abolished  
                                                                            or moved                              
                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                  
                   TOTAL                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      6,121        100.0          30.8          39.5          29.7    
20 to 24 years..............................        128        100.0          40.5          39.3          20.3    
25 to 54 years..............................      4,268        100.0          31.8          40.2          28.0    
55 to 64 years..............................      1,338        100.0          27.8          37.0          35.2    
65 years and over...........................        386        100.0          26.7          40.8          32.5    
                                                                                                                  
                    Men                                                                                           
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      3,440        100.0          31.1          43.2          25.7    
20 to 24 years..............................         78        100.0          40.2          36.7          23.1    
25 to 54 years..............................      2,438        100.0          32.6          43.4          24.0    
55 to 64 years..............................        727        100.0          27.6          43.0          29.4    
65 years and over...........................        197        100.0          21.7          44.2          34.2    
                                                                                                                  
                   Women                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      2,681        100.0          30.4          34.8          34.8    
20 to 24 years..............................         50        100.0          (2)           (2)           (2)     
25 to 54 years..............................      1,831        100.0          30.8          35.9          33.3    
55 to 64 years..............................        611        100.0          28.1          29.9          42.0    
65 years and over...........................        189        100.0          31.9          37.3          30.8    
                                                                                                                  
                   White                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................      5,027        100.0          30.2          38.9          30.9    
Men.........................................      2,920        100.0          30.5          42.5          27.0    
Women.......................................      2,107        100.0          29.8          34.0          36.2    
                                                                                                                  
         Black or African American                                                                                
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................        662        100.0          33.5          41.0          25.5    
Men.........................................        284        100.0          35.5          44.9          19.6    
Women.......................................        378        100.0          32.0          38.0          30.0    
                                                                                                                  
                   Asian                                                                                          
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................        230        100.0          30.5          46.9          22.7    
Men.........................................        121        100.0          24.3          56.8          18.9    
Women.......................................        109        100.0          37.3          35.9          26.8    
                                                                                                                  
        Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                                              
                                                                                                                  
    Total, 20 years and over................        901        100.0          35.9          50.1          14.0    
Men.........................................        594        100.0          37.3          52.4          10.3    
Women.......................................        307        100.0          33.3          45.6          21.1    

   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2009
and December 2011 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of their
positions or shifts.
   2 Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.
   NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals
because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be
of any race.



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