Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2015-16

Table 1. Work experience of the population during the year by sex and extent of employment, 2015-16 [Numbers in thousands]
Extent of employment Total Men Women
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

NUMBER OF EMPLOYED

Civilian noninstitutional population

252,766 254,413 122,110 122,944 130,656 131,469

Total who worked or looked for work

165,495 166,221 87,149 87,368 78,347 78,853

Percent of the population

65.5 65.3 71.4 71.1 60.0 60.0

Total who worked during the year(1)

162,329 163,638 85,518 86,063 76,811 77,574

Percent of the population

64.2 64.3 70.0 70.0 58.8 59.0

Full time(2)

129,254 130,560 73,181 73,881 56,074 56,679

50 to 52 weeks

110,308 112,554 63,173 64,299 47,135 48,255

48 to 49 weeks

2,200 1,948 1,374 1,157 826 791

40 to 47 weeks

5,509 5,057 2,648 2,501 2,860 2,556

27 to 39 weeks

3,861 3,821 1,992 2,049 1,869 1,772

14 to 26 weeks

4,468 4,248 2,482 2,293 1,985 1,955

1 to 13 weeks

2,909 2,932 1,510 1,582 1,399 1,350

Part time(3)

33,075 33,078 12,338 12,182 20,737 20,896

50 to 52 weeks

17,280 17,438 6,028 6,120 11,252 11,318

48 to 49 weeks

882 893 298 298 584 595

40 to 47 weeks

2,809 2,779 1,059 931 1,750 1,848

27 to 39 weeks

2,775 2,938 1,054 1,110 1,720 1,828

14 to 26 weeks

4,567 4,507 1,773 1,772 2,794 2,735

1 to 13 weeks

4,762 4,523 2,126 1,952 2,637 2,570

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 79.8 85.6 85.8 73.0 73.1

50 to 52 weeks

68.0 68.8 73.9 74.7 61.4 62.2

48 to 49 weeks

1.4 1.2 1.6 1.3 1.1 1.0

40 to 47 weeks

3.4 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.7 3.3

27 to 39 weeks

2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.3

14 to 26 weeks

2.8 2.6 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.5

1 to 13 weeks

1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7

Part time(3)

20.4 20.2 14.4 14.2 27.0 26.9

50 to 52 weeks

10.6 10.7 7.0 7.1 14.6 14.6

48 to 49 weeks

0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.8

40 to 47 weeks

1.7 1.7 1.2 1.1 2.3 2.4

27 to 39 weeks

1.7 1.8 1.2 1.3 2.2 2.4

14 to 26 weeks

2.8 2.8 2.1 2.1 3.6 3.5

1 to 13 weeks

2.9 2.8 2.5 2.3 3.4 3.3

(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 05, 2017