Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2014-15

Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2014-15 [Numbers in thousands]
Extent of employment Total Men Women
2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015

NUMBER OF EMPLOYED

Civilian noninstitutional population

250,080 252,766 120,738 122,110 129,342 130,656

Total who worked or looked for work

162,757 165,495 85,602 87,149 77,156 78,347

Percent of the population

65.1 65.5 70.9 71.4 59.7 60.0

Total who worked during the year(1)

159,056 162,329 83,640 85,518 75,416 76,811

Percent of the population

63.6 64.2 69.3 70.0 58.3 58.8

Full time(2)

126,566 129,254 71,710 73,181 54,856 56,074

50 to 52 weeks

107,947 110,308 61,802 63,173 46,146 47,135

48 to 49 weeks

1,844 2,200 1,090 1,374 754 826

40 to 47 weeks

5,242 5,509 2,754 2,648 2,488 2,860

27 to 39 weeks

4,179 3,861 2,142 1,992 2,037 1,869

14 to 26 weeks

4,417 4,468 2,324 2,482 2,092 1,985

1 to 13 weeks

2,936 2,909 1,598 1,510 1,339 1,399

Part time(3)

32,490 33,075 11,930 12,338 20,560 20,737

50 to 52 weeks

17,127 17,280 6,004 6,028 11,123 11,252

48 to 49 weeks

886 882 342 298 544 584

40 to 47 weeks

2,820 2,809 894 1,059 1,926 1,750

27 to 39 weeks

2,825 2,775 1,072 1,054 1,753 1,720

14 to 26 weeks

4,376 4,567 1,730 1,773 2,645 2,794

1 to 13 weeks

4,458 4,762 1,889 2,126 2,569 2,637

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total who worked during the year(1)

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Full time(2)

79.6 79.6 85.7 85.6 72.7 73.0

50 to 52 weeks

67.9 68.0 73.9 73.9 61.2 61.4

48 to 49 weeks

1.2 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.0 1.1

40 to 47 weeks

3.3 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.3 3.7

27 to 39 weeks

2.6 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.4

14 to 26 weeks

2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.6

1 to 13 weeks

1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8

Part time(3)

20.4 20.4 14.3 14.4 27.3 27.0

50 to 52 weeks

10.8 10.6 7.2 7.0 14.7 14.6

48 to 49 weeks

0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.7 0.8

40 to 47 weeks

1.8 1.7 1.1 1.2 2.6 2.3

27 to 39 weeks

1.8 1.7 1.3 1.2 2.3 2.2

14 to 26 weeks

2.8 2.8 2.1 2.1 3.5 3.6

1 to 13 weeks

2.8 2.9 2.3 2.5 3.4 3.4

(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: Data refer to persons 16 years and over. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: December 09, 2016