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Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2017-2018

Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2017-2018 [Numbers in thousands]
Extent of employment Total Men Women
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018

NUMBER OF EMPLOYED

Civilian noninstitutional population

257,097 258,527 124,331 125,027 132,766 133,500

Total who worked or looked for work

167,538 168,617 88,360 88,364 79,177 80,253

Percent of the population

65.2 65.2 71.1 70.7 59.6 60.1

Total who worked during the year(1)

165,163 166,402 87,147 87,163 78,016 79,239

Percent of the population

64.2 64.4 70.1 69.7 58.8 59.4

Full time(2)

132,784 134,458 75,471 75,541 57,312 58,917

50 to 52 weeks

114,845 117,172 65,625 66,451 49,221 50,721

48 to 49 weeks

2,180 1,876 1,231 1,058 949 818

40 to 47 weeks

4,899 5,166 2,581 2,618 2,318 2,548

27 to 39 weeks

3,946 3,689 2,227 1,939 1,718 1,750

14 to 26 weeks

4,127 3,994 2,220 2,096 1,907 1,898

1 to 13 weeks

2,787 2,561 1,587 1,379 1,200 1,181

Part time(3)

32,379 31,944 11,675 11,622 20,703 20,323

50 to 52 weeks

17,457 17,363 5,841 6,000 11,616 11,364

48 to 49 weeks

806 831 304 302 502 529

40 to 47 weeks

2,871 2,834 977 970 1,894 1,864

27 to 39 weeks

2,560 2,709 890 997 1,670 1,711

14 to 26 weeks

4,395 4,286 1,806 1,701 2,590 2,585

1 to 13 weeks

4,289 3,920 1,857 1,651 2,432 2,269

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total who worked during the year(1)

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Full time(2)

80.4 80.8 86.6 86.7 73.5 74.4

50 to 52 weeks

69.5 70.4 75.3 76.2 63.1 64.0

48 to 49 weeks

1.3 1.1 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.0

40 to 47 weeks

3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2

27 to 39 weeks

2.4 2.2 2.6 2.2 2.2 2.2

14 to 26 weeks

2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4

1 to 13 weeks

1.7 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.5

Part time(3)

19.6 19.2 13.4 13.3 26.5 25.6

50 to 52 weeks

10.6 10.4 6.7 6.9 14.9 14.3

48 to 49 weeks

0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.7

40 to 47 weeks

1.7 1.7 1.1 1.1 2.4 2.4

27 to 39 weeks

1.6 1.6 1.0 1.1 2.1 2.2

14 to 26 weeks

2.7 2.6 2.1 2.0 3.3 3.3

1 to 13 weeks

2.6 2.4 2.1 1.9 3.1 2.9

(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 03, 2019