Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2016

Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2016
(In thousands)
                                                                                                                       
                                                New    Middle   East    West   South    East    West                   
           Characteristic              Total  England Atlant-  North   North  Atlant-  South   South   Mountain Pacific
                                                         ic   Central Central    ic   Central Central                  
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
       Workers who lost jobs                                                                                           
                                                                                                                       
    Total, 20 years and over........   3,191      154     392     519     267     640     145     299      275      501
Men.................................   1,773       94     202     284     139     327      62     164      186      313
Women...............................   1,419       59     190     235     128     313      83     135       88      188
                                                                                                                       
        Reason for job loss                                                                                            
                                                                                                                       
Plant or company closed down or                                                                                        
 moved..............................   1,192       49     168     194      98     248      53     111       88      182
Insufficient work...................     816       43     110     144      47     154      36      99       62      121
Position or shift abolished.........   1,183       63     114     181     121     238      56      88      125      197
                                                                                                                       
Industry and class of worker of lost                                                                                   
              job (2)                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                       
Agriculture and related industries                                                                                     
   wage and salary workers..........      11       -       -       -        2       3       1      -         1        4
Nonagricultural industries wage and                                                                                    
   salary workers...................   3,125      149     385     512     262     617     144     297      266      492
                                                                                                                       
  Private nonagricultural wage and                                                                                     
   salary workers...................   2,960      140     368     491     244     588     130     278      257      463
        Mining, quarrying, and oil                                                                                     
         and gas extraction.........      76       -        3      -        3       8       7      26       21        7
        Construction................     217       11      32      50      17      35       7       5       16       43
        Manufacturing...............     553       36      72     115      64      75      23      69       44       56
             Durable goods..........     332       25      40      81      34      31       7      41       34       38
             Nondurable goods.......     221       12      31      33      30      44      16      28       10       18
        Wholesale and retail trade..     480       18      60      70      48     103      33      50       33       65
        Transportation and utilities     112       10      14      10       2      22       6      15        1       32
        Information.................     159        3      18      18      19      47       7       4       15       27
        Financial activities........     279       22      38      42      28      52      11      33       24       29
        Professional and business                                                                                      
         services...................     383       19      38      78      20      97      10      22       40       59
        Education and health                                                                                           
         services...................     384       14      62      60      19      75      25      38       36       54
        Leisure and hospitality.....     207        2      13      33      14      43       2      16       17       69
        Other services..............     109        4      17      16       9      31      -       -         8       22
                                                                                                                       
  Government wage and salary workers     165        9      17      22      18      29      13      20        9       29
                                                                                                                       
         Employment status                                                                                             
          in January 2016                                                                                              
                                                                                                                       
Employed............................   2,089       84     221     319     191     432      77     203      206      356
Unemployed..........................     509       26      81      92      29     106      27      35       31       82
Not in the labor force..............     593       44      90     108      47     102      41      61       38       62

   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 of unpaid family workers and persons who did not report industry or class of worker,
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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