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Table 5. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by occupation of lost job and employment status in January 2010

Table 5. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by occupation of lost job and employment status in January 2010
                                                                                                              
                                                                  Percent distribution by employment status   
                                                      Total                                                   
              Occupation of lost job               (thousands)                                                
                                                                  Total      Employed   Unemployed  Not in the
                                                                                                   labor force
                                                                                                              
     Total, 20 years and over (2).................     6,938      100.0        48.8        36.1        15.2   
                                                                                                              
 Management, professional, and related occupations     2,113      100.0        58.0        30.4        11.5   
   Management, business, and financial operations                                                             
    occupations...................................     1,149      100.0        56.7        31.1        12.2   
   Professional and related occupations...........       964      100.0        59.6        29.7        10.8   
                                                                                                              
 Service occupations..............................       565      100.0        51.8        31.7        16.5   
                                                                                                              
 Sales and office occupations.....................     1,718      100.0        46.4        36.4        17.2   
   Sales and related occupations..................       675      100.0        53.3        30.1        16.6   
   Office and administrative support occupations..     1,043      100.0        41.9        40.5        17.7   
                                                                                                              
 Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                             
  occupations.....................................     1,089      100.0        47.5        40.4        12.1   
   Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.....        26      100.0        (3)         (3)         (3)    
   Construction and extraction occupations........       745      100.0        46.9        40.8        12.4   
   Installation, maintenance, and repair                                                                      
   occupations....................................       317      100.0        50.2        39.3        10.5   
                                                                                                              
 Production, transportation, and material moving                                                              
  occupations.....................................     1,382      100.0        38.2        42.0        19.8   
   Production occupations.........................       873      100.0        37.3        43.3        19.4   
   Transportation and material moving occupations        508      100.0        39.7        39.7        20.5   

   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January
2007 and December 2009 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of
their positions or shifts.
   2 Total includes a small number who did not report occupation.
   3 Data not shown where base is less than 75,000.



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