Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2016-2017

Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2016-2017 [Numbers in thousands]
Extent of employment Total Men Women
2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017

NUMBER OF EMPLOYED

Civilian noninstitutional population

254,413 257,097 122,944 124,331 131,469 132,766

Total who worked or looked for work

166,221 167,538 87,368 88,360 78,853 79,177

Percent of the population

65.3 65.2 71.1 71.1 60.0 59.6

Total who worked during the year(1)

163,638 165,163 86,063 87,147 77,574 78,016

Percent of the population

64.3 64.2 70.0 70.1 59.0 58.8

Full time(2)

130,560 132,784 73,881 75,471 56,679 57,312

50 to 52 weeks

112,554 114,845 64,299 65,625 48,255 49,221

48 to 49 weeks

1,948 2,180 1,157 1,231 791 949

40 to 47 weeks

5,057 4,899 2,501 2,581 2,556 2,318

27 to 39 weeks

3,821 3,946 2,049 2,227 1,772 1,718

14 to 26 weeks

4,248 4,127 2,293 2,220 1,955 1,907

1 to 13 weeks

2,932 2,787 1,582 1,587 1,350 1,200

Part time(3)

33,078 32,379 12,182 11,675 20,896 20,703

50 to 52 weeks

17,438 17,457 6,120 5,841 11,318 11,616

48 to 49 weeks

893 806 298 304 595 502

40 to 47 weeks

2,779 2,871 931 977 1,848 1,894

27 to 39 weeks

2,938 2,560 1,110 890 1,828 1,670

14 to 26 weeks

4,507 4,395 1,772 1,806 2,735 2,590

1 to 13 weeks

4,523 4,289 1,952 1,857 2,570 2,432

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total who worked during the year(1)

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Full time(2)

79.8 80.4 85.8 86.6 73.1 73.5

50 to 52 weeks

68.8 69.5 74.7 75.3 62.2 63.1

48 to 49 weeks

1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.0 1.2

40 to 47 weeks

3.1 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.0

27 to 39 weeks

2.3 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.2

14 to 26 weeks

2.6 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4

1 to 13 weeks

1.8 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.5

Part time(3)

20.2 19.6 14.2 13.4 26.9 26.5

50 to 52 weeks

10.7 10.6 7.1 6.7 14.6 14.9

48 to 49 weeks

0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.6

40 to 47 weeks

1.7 1.7 1.1 1.1 2.4 2.4

27 to 39 weeks

1.8 1.6 1.3 1.0 2.4 2.1

14 to 26 weeks

2.8 2.7 2.1 2.1 3.5 3.3

1 to 13 weeks

2.8 2.6 2.3 2.1 3.3 3.1

(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 14, 2018