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Table 4. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by industry and class of worker of lost job and employment status in January 2020

Table 4. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by industry and class of worker of lost job and employment status in January 2020
(Numbers in thousands)
Industry and class of worker of lost job Total Percent distribution by employment status
Total Employed Unemployed Not in labor
force

Total, 20 years and over(2)

2,672 100.0 70.1 12.4 17.5

Agriculture and related industries wage and salary workers

26 100.0 - - -

Nonagricultural industries wage and salary workers

2,621 100.0 70.4 12.2 17.4

Private nonagricultural wage and salary workers

2,481 100.0 70.3 12.4 17.3

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

31 100.0 - - -

Construction

189 100.0 63.6 20.0 16.5

Manufacturing

461 100.0 64.4 13.1 22.4

Durable goods manufacturing

279 100.0 62.1 15.3 22.6

Primary metals and fabricated metal products

57 100.0 - - -

Machinery manufacturing

49 100.0 - - -

Computers and electronic products

55 100.0 - - -

Electrical equipment and appliances

19 100.0 - - -

Transportation equipment

25 100.0 - - -

Miscellaneous manufacturing

27 100.0 - - -

Other durable goods industries

47 100.0 - - -

Nondurable goods manufacturing

182 100.0 68.0 9.7 22.3

Food manufacturing

48 100.0 - - -

Textiles, apparel, and leather

30 100.0 - - -

Paper and printing

41 100.0 - - -

Other nondurable goods industries

64 100.0 - - -

Wholesale and retail trade

435 100.0 76.5 7.0 16.5

Wholesale trade

96 100.0 70.1 4.5 25.4

Retail trade

340 100.0 78.3 7.7 14.0

Transportation and utilities(3)

85 100.0 72.5 14.1 13.4

Transportation and warehousing

78 100.0 74.5 10.8 14.7

Information(3)

126 100.0 80.2 2.9 16.9

Telecommunications

48 100.0 - - -

Financial activities

256 100.0 67.0 18.2 14.8

Finance and insurance

221 100.0 70.3 14.2 15.5

Finance

116 100.0 75.3 15.4 9.3

Insurance

105 100.0 64.8 12.8 22.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

35 100.0 - - -

Professional and business services

393 100.0 71.4 13.2 15.5

Professional and technical services

232 100.0 72.9 16.5 10.6

Management, administrative, and waste services

161 100.0 69.1 8.4 22.4

Education and health services

278 100.0 68.2 13.9 17.8

Educational services

60 100.0 - - -

Health care and social assistance(3)

218 100.0 67.0 12.1 20.9

Hospitals

53 100.0 - - -

Health services, except hospitals

118 100.0 75.0 6.3 18.7

Leisure and hospitality(3)

140 100.0 78.3 5.2 16.5

Accommodation and food services(3)

117 100.0 74.2 6.2 19.6

Food services and drinking places

94 100.0 71.8 7.7 20.5

Other services

86 100.0 72.6 21.9 5.5

Government wage and salary workers

140 100.0 71.9 8.1 20.0

(1) Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2017 and December 2019 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.
(3) Includes other industries, not shown separately.

NOTE: Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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Last Modified Date: August 27, 2020