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Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2019-2020

Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2019-2020 [Numbers in thousands]
Extent of employment Total Men Women
2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020

NUMBER OF EMPLOYED

Civilian noninstitutional population

259,757 260,995 125,638 126,259 134,119 134,737

Total who worked or looked for work

170,663 168,591 89,200 88,183 81,463 80,408

Percent of the population

65.7 64.6 71.0 69.8 60.7 59.7

Total who worked during the year(1)

168,632 165,666 88,074 86,581 80,558 79,085

Percent of the population

64.9 63.5 70.1 68.6 60.1 58.7

Full time(2)

136,229 134,019 75,882 74,694 60,347 59,325

50 to 52 weeks

118,324 104,526 66,364 58,778 51,960 45,748

48 to 49 weeks

2,011 2,679 1,136 1,559 874 1,120

40 to 47 weeks

5,175 8,155 2,771 4,155 2,404 4,001

27 to 39 weeks

3,649 5,757 1,961 3,148 1,687 2,609

14 to 26 weeks

4,181 6,427 2,163 3,493 2,019 2,934

1 to 13 weeks

2,889 6,474 1,486 3,561 1,403 2,913

Part time(3)

32,404 31,648 12,192 11,887 20,212 19,760

50 to 52 weeks

17,236 13,057 6,165 4,778 11,072 8,279

48 to 49 weeks

821 690 285 251 536 440

40 to 47 weeks

2,795 3,323 1,038 1,142 1,758 2,182

27 to 39 weeks

2,774 3,001 1,100 990 1,674 2,011

14 to 26 weeks

4,576 5,311 1,823 2,188 2,753 3,123

1 to 13 weeks

4,200 6,265 1,781 2,540 2,419 3,725

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total who worked during the year(1)

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Full time(2)

80.8 80.9 86.2 86.3 74.9 75.0

50 to 52 weeks

70.2 63.1 75.4 67.9 64.5 57.8

48 to 49 weeks

1.2 1.6 1.3 1.8 1.1 1.4

40 to 47 weeks

3.1 4.9 3.1 4.8 3.0 5.1

27 to 39 weeks

2.2 3.5 2.2 3.6 2.1 3.3

14 to 26 weeks

2.5 3.9 2.5 4.0 2.5 3.7

1 to 13 weeks

1.7 3.9 1.7 4.1 1.7 3.7

Part time(3)

19.2 19.1 13.8 13.7 25.1 25.0

50 to 52 weeks

10.2 7.9 7.0 5.5 13.7 10.5

48 to 49 weeks

0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.6

40 to 47 weeks

1.7 2.0 1.2 1.3 2.2 2.8

27 to 39 weeks

1.6 1.8 1.2 1.1 2.1 2.5

14 to 26 weeks

2.7 3.2 2.1 2.5 3.4 3.9

1 to 13 weeks

2.5 3.8 2.0 2.9 3.0 4.7

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

Last Modified Date: December 09, 2021