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19-2178-CHI
Thursday, February 06, 2020

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Fatal Work Injuries in Illinois — 2018

Fatal work injuries totaled 184 in 2018 for Illinois, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Assistant Commissioner for Regional Operations Charlene Peiffer noted that the number of work-related fatalities in Illinois increased by 21 from the previous year. Fatal occupational injuries in the state have ranged from a high of 262 in 1996 to a low of 146 in 2012. (See chart 1.)

Nationwide, a total of 5,250 fatal work injuries were recorded in 2018, up from the 5,147 fatal injuries in 2017, according to the results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program.

Type of incident

In Illinois, transportation incidents resulted in 75 fatal work injuries, and contact with objects and equipment accounted for 34 fatalities. These two major categories accounted for 59 percent of all workplace fatalities in the state. (See table 1.) Worker deaths from transportation incidents were up from 61 over the year, and worker fatalities due to contact with objects and equipment were up from 23.

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals was the third-most frequent fatal work event with 26 fatalities, up from 20 in the prior year. Falls, slips, or trips resulted in 25 work-related deaths compared to 27 in 2017.

Nationally, transportation incidents were the most frequent fatal workplace event in 2018, accounting for 40 percent of fatal work injuries. (See chart 2.) Violence and other injuries by persons or animals was the second-most common fatal event (16 percent), followed by falls, slips, and trips (15 percent) and contact with objects and equipment (15 percent).

Industry

The private transportation and warehousing industry had the highest number of fatalities in Illinois, with 38, down from 42 in the previous year. (See table 2.) Transportation incidents resulted in 25 of the 38 fatalities in the industry. The truck transportation sector accounted for 33 of the 38 workplace fatalities in the transportation and warehousing industry.

Two private industry sectors, agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting and construction each had 25 workplace fatalities. Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting fatalities were up from 15 in the previous year, while fatalities within the construction industry were down from 26. Within agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting the crop production sector accounted for 22, or 88 percent, of the fatal injuries in this industry. The specialty trade contractors sector accounted for 14 of the 25, or 56 percent, of the fatalities in the construction industry.

Occupation

The transportation and material moving occupational group had the highest number of workplace fatalities with 61. (See table 3.) Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers accounted for 39 of the 61 fatalities among transportation and material moving workers. The construction and extraction occupational group had the second-highest number of workplace fatalities with 27, followed by management occupations with 21. Construction trades workers suffered 24 of the work-related deaths within the construction and extraction group. Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers accounted for 17 of the 21 management occupational fatalities.

Additional highlights

  • Men accounted for 92 percent of the work-related fatalities in Illinois, similar to the national share. (See table 4.) Transportation incidents made up 41 percent of the fatalities for men in Illinois.

  • White non-Hispanics accounted for 68 percent of those who died from a workplace injury. Nationwide, this group accounted for 65 percent of work-related deaths.

  • Workers 25-54 years old accounted for 55 percent of the state’s work-related fatalities in 2018, compared to 58 percent of on-the-job fatalities nationally.

  • Of the 184 fatal work injuries in Illinois, 76 percent worked for wages and salaries; the remainder were self-employed. The most frequent fatal event for both wage and salary workers and self-employed workers was transportation incidents.


Technical Note

Background of the program. The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), part of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Safety and Health Statistics (OSHS) program, is a count of all fatal work injuries occurring in the U.S. during the calendar year. The CFOI uses a variety of state, federal, and independent data sources to identify, verify, and describe fatal work injuries. This ensures counts are as complete and accurate as possible. For the 2018 national data, over 24,800 unique source documents were reviewed as part of the data collection process. For technical information and definitions for the CFOI, see the BLS Handbook of Methods on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/opub/hom/cfoi/home.htm.

Federal/State agency coverage. The CFOI includes data for all fatal work injuries, some of which may be outside the scope of other agencies or regulatory coverage. Comparisons between CFOI counts and those released by other agencies should account for the different coverage requirements and definitions used by each agency. For more information on the scope of CFOI, see www.bls.gov/iif/cfoiscope.htm and www.bls.gov/opub/hom/cfoi/concepts.htm.

Acknowledgments. BLS thanks the Illinois Department of Public Health for their efforts in collecting accurate, comprehensive, and useful data on fatal work injuries. BLS also appreciates the efforts of all federal, state, local, and private sector entities that provided source documents used to identify fatal work injuries. Among these agencies are the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; the National Transportation Safety Board; the U.S. Coast Guard; the Mine Safety and Health Administration; the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (Federal Employees' Compensation and Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation divisions); the Federal Railroad Administration; the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; state vital statistics registrars, coroners, and medical examiners; state departments of health, labor, and industrial relations and workers' compensation agencies; state and local police departments; and state farm bureaus.

Information in this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 691-5200; Federal Relay Service: (800) 877-8339.

Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, Illinois, 2017–18
Event or exposure (1) 2017 2018
Number Number Percent

Total

163 184 100

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

20 26 14

Intentional injury by person

17 23 13

Intentional injury by other person

13 14 8

Shooting by other person--intentional

7 10 5

Stabbing, cutting, slashing, piercing

3 1 1

Hitting, kicking, beating, shoving

1 2 1

Strangulation by other person

1 1 1

Self-inflicted injury--intentional

4 9 5

Shooting--intentional self-harm

3 5 3

Injury by person--unintentional or intent unknown

1 3 2

Injury by other person--unintentional or intent unknown

1 3 2

Shooting by other person--unintentional

-- 3 2

Transportation incidents

61 75 41

Rail vehicle incidents

6 4 2

Pedestrian struck by rail vehicle--transportation incident

-- 3 2

Pedestrian vehicular incident

11 12 7

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in roadway

-- 3 2

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in roadway

-- 3 2

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area

4 4 2

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in nonroadway area

3 2 1

Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicle

31 47 26

Roadway collision with other vehicle

20 26 14

Roadway collision--moving in same direction

10 6 3

Roadway collision--moving in opposite directions, oncoming

5 9 5

Roadway collision--moving perpendicularly

-- 6 3

Roadway collision--moving and standing vehicle in roadway

-- 3 2

Roadway collision with object other than vehicle

8 9 5

Vehicle struck object or animal on side of roadway

7 9 5

Roadway noncollision incident

3 12 7

Jack-knifed or overturned, roadway

3 7 4

Nonroadway incident involving motorized land vehicles

12 12 7

Nonroadway collision with other vehicle

1 2 1

Nonroadway noncollision incident

10 8 4

Jack-knifed or overturned, nonroadway

8 7 4

Fires and explosions

7 3 2

Fires

-- -- --

Small-scale (limited) fire

-- 1 1

Explosions

6 1 1

Explosion of pressure vessel, piping, or tire

2 1 1

Falls, slips, trips

27 25 14

Falls on same level

7 5 3

Fall while sitting

-- 1 1

Falls to lower level

20 17 9

Other fall to lower level

18 13 7

Other fall to lower level 21 to 25 feet

-- 3 2

Jumps to lower level

-- 1 1

Other jump to lower level

-- 1 1

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

22 20 11

Exposure to electricity

4 7 4

Direct exposure to electricity

-- 3 2

Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts

1 1 1

Indirect exposure to electricity

-- 3 2

Indirect exposure to electricity, 220 volts or less

-- 1 1

Exposure to other harmful substances

17 11 6

Nonmedical use of drugs or alcohol--unintentional overdose

15 10 5

Exposure to oxygen deficiency, n.e.c.

-- 1 1

Depletion of oxygen

-- 1 1

Contact with objects and equipment

23 34 18

Struck by object or equipment

19 30 16

Struck by powered vehicle--nontransport

8 16 9

Caught between rolling powered vehicle and other object

1 6 3

Struck or run over by rolling powered vehicle

2 4 2

Struck by other falling powered vehicle

-- 4 2

Struck by falling object or equipment--other than powered vehicle

6 10 5

Struck by object falling from vehicle or machinery--other than vehicle part

4 3 2

Struck by swinging or slipping object, other than handheld

-- 1 1

Struck, caught, or crushed in collapsing structure, equipment, or material

-- 2 1

Engulfment in other collapsing material

-- 2 1

Overexertion and bodily reaction

-- -- --

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.

NOTE: Data for all years are final. Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event. Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Table 2. Fatal occupational injuries by industry, Illinois, 2017–18
Industry (1) 2017 2018
Number Number Percent

Total

163 184 100

Private industry

148 163 89

Goods producing

55 59 32

Natural resources and mining

17 26 14

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

15 25 14

Crop production

10 22 12

Oilseed and grain farming

3 9 5

Soybean farming

1 2 1

Corn farming

-- 4 2

Animal production and aquaculture

3 -- --

Hog and pig farming

-- 1 1

Hog and pig farming

-- 1 1

Support activities for agriculture and forestry

-- 1 1

Support activities for crop production

-- 1 1

Support activities for crop production

-- 1 1

Farm management services

-- 1 1

Mining (2)

2 1 1

Oil and gas extraction

-- 1 1

Oil and gas extraction

-- 1 1

Oil and gas extraction

-- 1 1

Crude petroleum and natural gas extraction

-- 1 1

Construction

26 25 14

Construction

26 25 14

Construction of buildings

3 4 2

Residential building construction

3 4 2

Residential building construction

3 4 2

Heavy and civil engineering construction

2 5 3

Specialty trade contractors

21 14 8

Foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors

11 7 4

Structural steel and precast concrete contractors

1 2 1

Roofing contractors

5 3 2

Building finishing contractors

-- 3 2

Other specialty trade contractors

-- 2 1

Site preparation contractors

-- 1 1

All other specialty trade contractors

-- 1 1

Manufacturing

12 8 4

Manufacturing

12 8 4

Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

1 1 1

Cement and concrete product manufacturing

1 1 1

Ready-mix concrete manufacturing

-- 1 1

Fabricated metal product manufacturing

6 4 2

Architectural and structural metals manufacturing

3 1 1

Plate work and fabricated structural product manufacturing

1 1 1

Fabricated structural metal manufacturing

1 1 1

Coating, engraving, heat treating, and allied activities

-- 1 1

Coating, engraving, heat treating, and allied activities

-- 1 1

Metal heat treating

-- 1 1

Transportation equipment manufacturing

-- 1 1

Railroad rolling stock manufacturing

-- 1 1

Railroad rolling stock manufacturing

-- 1 1

Service providing

93 104 57

Trade, transportation, and utilities

58 56 30

Wholesale trade

10 7 4

Merchant wholesalers, durable goods

6 4 2

Hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers

-- 1 1

Refrigeration equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers

-- 1 1

Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods

4 3 2

Grocery and related product wholesalers

-- 1 1

General line grocery merchant wholesalers

-- 1 1

Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers

1 1 1

Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers

1 1 1

Retail trade

4 11 6

Furniture and home furnishings stores

-- 1 1

Home furnishings stores

-- 1 1

Other home furnishings stores

-- 1 1

Electronics and appliance stores

-- 1 1

Electronics and appliance stores

-- 1 1

Electronics and appliance stores

-- 1 1

Electronics stores

-- 1 1

Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers

2 2 1

Building material and supplies dealers

2 1 1

Lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores

-- 1 1

Nursery, garden center, and farm supply stores

-- 1 1

Miscellaneous store retailers

-- 1 1

Florists

-- 1 1

Florists

-- 1 1

Nonstore retailers

-- 1 1

Direct selling establishments

-- 1 1

Transportation and warehousing

42 38 21

Rail transportation

-- 1 1

Rail transportation

-- 1 1

Rail transportation

-- 1 1

Line-haul railroads

-- 1 1

Truck transportation

26 33 18

General freight trucking

18 16 9

General freight trucking, local

8 5 3

General freight trucking, long-distance

8 11 6

Specialized freight trucking

8 17 9

Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local

1 2 1

Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, long-distance

7 15 8

Transit and ground passenger transportation

4 1 1

Taxi and limousine service

3 1 1

Taxi service

3 1 1

Support activities for transportation

4 3 2

Support activities for road transportation

4 2 1

Motor vehicle towing

3 1 1

Information

-- 2 1

Information

-- 2 1

Motion picture and sound recording industries

-- 1 1

Sound recording industries

-- 1 1

Sound recording studios

-- 1 1

Telecommunications

-- 1 1

Other telecommunications

-- 1 1

Other telecommunications

-- 1 1

Financial activities

3 5 3

Finance and insurance

-- 1 1

Credit intermediation and related activities

-- 1 1

Real estate and rental and leasing

-- 4 2

Real estate

-- 4 2

Lessors of real estate

-- 1 1

Lessors of residential buildings and dwellings

-- 1 1

Offices of real estate agents and brokers

-- 1 1

Offices of real estate agents and brokers

-- 1 1

Activities related to real estate

-- 2 1

Real estate property managers

-- 2 1

Residential property managers

-- 2 1

Professional and business services

13 12 7

Professional and technical services

1 -- --

Professional, scientific, and technical services

1 -- --

Specialized design services

-- 1 1

Interior design services

-- 1 1

Administrative and waste services

11 10 5

Administrative and support services

8 8 4

Investigation and security services

-- 1 1

Investigation, guard, and armored car services

-- 1 1

Security guards and patrol services

-- 1 1

Services to buildings and dwellings

5 4 2

Landscaping services

3 3 2

Waste management and remediation services

3 -- --

Waste collection

2 1 1

Waste collection

2 1 1

Solid waste collection

-- 1 1

Educational and health services

3 11 6

Health care and social assistance

-- 11 6

Ambulatory health care services

-- 6 3

Other ambulatory health care services

-- 3 2

Ambulance services

-- 3 2

Hospitals

-- 2 1

General medical and surgical hospitals

-- 2 1

General medical and surgical hospitals

-- 2 1

Nursing and residential care facilities

-- 3 2

Nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities)

-- 2 1

Nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities)

-- 2 1

Residential intellectual and developmental disability, mental health, and substance abuse facilities

-- 1 1

Residential mental health and substance abuse facilities

-- 1 1

Leisure and hospitality

10 8 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

6 2 1

Performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries

2 2 1

Spectator sports

1 2 1

Spectator sports

1 2 1

Accommodation and food services

4 6 3

Accommodation

-- -- --

RV (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps

-- 1 1

RV (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps

-- 1 1

Recreational and vacation camps (except campgrounds)

-- 1 1

Food services and drinking places

4 4 2

Drinking places (alcoholic beverages)

-- 3 2

Drinking places (alcoholic beverages)

-- 3 2

Restaurants and other eating places

3 1 1

Restaurants and other eating places

3 1 1

Full-service restaurants

-- 1 1

Other services, except public administration

6 10 5

Other services, except public administration

6 10 5

Repair and maintenance

3 6 3

Automotive repair and maintenance

3 5 3

Automotive mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance

-- 4 2

General automotive repair

-- 3 2

Automotive exhaust system repair

-- 1 1

Automotive body, paint, interior, and glass repair

-- 1 1

Automotive body, paint, and interior repair and maintenance

-- 1 1

Personal and household goods repair and maintenance

-- 1 1

Personal and laundry services

1 3 2

Death care services

1 1 1

Funeral homes and funeral services

1 1 1

Drycleaning and laundry services

-- 2 1

Drycleaning and laundry services (except coin-operated)

-- 1 1

Linen and uniform supply

-- 1 1

Industrial launderers

-- 1 1

Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations

-- 1 1

Religious organizations

1 1 1

Religious organizations

1 1 1

Government (3)

15 21 11

Federal government

3 2 1

State government

4 -- --

Local government

8 17 9

Footnotes:
(1) Industry data are based on the North American Industry Classification System, 2012.
(2) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, 2012, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
(3) Includes fatal injuries to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Data for all years are final. Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event. Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Table 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation, Illinois, 2017–18
Occupation (1) 2017 2018
Number Number Percent

Total

163 184 100

Management occupations

14 21 11

Other management occupations

12 21 11

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

10 17 9

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

10 17 9

Lodging managers

-- 1 1

Lodging managers

-- 1 1

Property, real estate, and community association managers

-- 3 2

Property, real estate, and community association managers

-- 3 2

Business and financial operations occupations

-- -- --

Computer and mathematical occupations

-- -- --

Architecture and engineering occupations

-- -- --

Life, physical, and social science occupations

-- -- --

Community and social services occupations

2 3 2

Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists

1 2 1

Social workers

1 2 1

Child, family, and school social workers

-- 1 1

Mental health and substance abuse social workers

-- 1 1

Legal occupations

-- -- --

Education, training, and library occupations

-- 1 1

Preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

-- 1 1

Elementary and middle school teachers

-- 1 1

Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

-- 1 1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3 6 3

Art and design workers

-- 1 1

Designers

-- 1 1

Interior designers

-- 1 1

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers

2 4 2

Actors, producers, and directors

-- 1 1

Producers and directors

-- 1 1

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

2 3 2

Athletes and sports competitors

1 2 1

Coaches and scouts

-- 1 1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

-- 8 4

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners

-- 5 3

Pharmacists

-- 1 1

Pharmacists

-- 1 1

Physicians and surgeons

-- 1 1

Healthcare support occupations

-- -- --

Protective service occupations

8 13 7

Supervisors of protective service workers

-- 1 1

First-line supervisors of law enforcement workers

-- 1 1

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

-- 1 1

Fire fighting and prevention workers

-- 1 1

Firefighters

-- 1 1

Firefighters

-- 1 1

Law enforcement workers

6 7 4

Police officers

5 7 4

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

5 7 4

Other protective service workers

2 4 2

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

1 2 1

Security guards

1 2 1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4 3 2

Supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

-- 2 1

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

-- 2 1

Chefs and head cooks

-- 2 1

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

-- 2 1

Food and beverage serving workers

-- 1 1

Bartenders

-- 1 1

Bartenders

-- 1 1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

7 4 2

Grounds maintenance workers

-- 3 2

Grounds maintenance workers

-- 3 2

Personal care and service occupations

3 1 1

Funeral service workers

1 1 1

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

1 1 1

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

1 1 1

Sales and related occupations

7 8 4

Supervisors of sales workers

4 5 3

First-line supervisors of sales workers

4 5 3

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

-- 4 2

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

3 1 1

Other sales and related workers

-- 2 1

Real estate brokers and sales agents

-- 1 1

Real estate sales agents

-- 1 1

Miscellaneous sales and related workers

-- 1 1

Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers

-- 1 1

Office and administrative support occupations

6 -- --

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3 7 4

Agricultural workers

-- 7 4

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

-- 7 4

Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse

-- 6 3

Construction and extraction occupations

25 27 15

Supervisors of construction and extraction workers

3 1 1

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

3 1 1

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

3 1 1

Construction trades workers

20 24 13

Carpenters

-- 4 2

Carpenters

-- 4 2

Construction laborers

6 9 5

Construction laborers

6 9 5

Roofers

5 4 2

Roofers

5 4 2

Other construction and related workers

-- 2 1

Fence erectors

-- 1 1

Fence erectors

-- 1 1

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

-- 1 1

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

-- 1 1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

8 12 7

Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

-- -- --

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

-- 1 1

Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers

-- 1 1

Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

4 8 4

Automotive technicians and repairers

1 4 2

Automotive body and related repairers

-- 1 1

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

1 3 2

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

2 3 2

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

2 3 2

Production occupations

8 8 4

Metal workers and plastic workers

-- 3 2

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers

-- 2 1

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

-- 2 1

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

-- 2 1

Other production occupations

-- -- --

Painting workers

-- 1 1

Painting, coating, and decorating workers

-- 1 1

Transportation and material moving occupations

59 61 33

Motor vehicle operators

47 47 26

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

41 44 24

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

34 39 21

Light truck or delivery services drivers

5 3 2

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

4 2 1

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

4 2 1

Miscellaneous motor vehicle operators

-- 1 1

Rail transportation workers

-- 1 1

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

-- 1 1

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

-- 1 1

Other transportation workers

-- 2 1

Parking lot attendants

-- 1 1

Parking lot attendants

-- 1 1

Material moving workers

9 11 6

Laborers and material movers, hand

6 9 5

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

5 8 4

Military specific occupations (2)

-- 1 1

Footnotes:
(1) Occupation data are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010.
(2) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event. Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Table 4. Fatal occupational injuries by selected demographic characteristics, Illinois, 2017–18
Worker characteristics 2017 2018
Number Number Percent

Total

163 184 100

Employee status

Wage and salary workers (1)

124 140 76

Self-employed (2)

39 44 24

Gender

Men

149 169 92

Women

14 15 8

Age (3)

18 to 19 years

4 2 1

20 to 24 years

4 6 3

25 to 34 years

25 26 14

35 to 44 years

32 30 16

45 to 54 years

28 46 25

55 to 64 years

38 46 25

65 years and over

30 28 15

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White, non-Hispanic

130 126 68

Black or African-American, non-Hispanic

11 28 15

Hispanic or Latino

17 27 15

Footnotes:
(1) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(2) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(3) Information may not be available for all age groups.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanics and Latinos.

NOTE: Data for all years are final. Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event. Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

 

Last Modified Date: Thursday, February 06, 2020