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Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2010

Table 6. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by selected characteristics and area of residence in January 2010
(In thousands)
                                                                                                                       
                                                New    Middle   East    West    South    East    West                  
           Characteristic              Total  England Atlantic  North   North  Atlantic  South   South Mountain Pacific
                                                               Central Central          Central Central                
                                                                                                                       
       Workers who lost jobs                                                                                           
                                                                                                                       
    Total, 20 years and over........   6,938      395     829   1,268     444   1,376     343     521      521    1,241
Men.................................   4,183      219     488     755     247     836     208     334      326      771
Women...............................   2,754      177     340     513     197     540     135     187      196      470
                                                                                                                       
        Reason for job loss                                                                                            
                                                                                                                       
Plant or company closed down or                                                                                        
 moved..............................   2,123      106     326     395     135     362     121     169      145      365
Insufficient work...................   2,971      166     287     489     151     642     155     265      243      573
Position or shift abolished.........   1,844      124     215     384     158     372      67      87      134      303
                                                                                                                       
Industry and class of worker of lost                                                                                   
              job (2)                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                       
Agriculture and related industries                                                                                     
 wage and salary workers............      36        1       3       7       2       5      -       -         1       17
Nonagricultural industries wage and                                                                                    
 salary workers.....................   6,811      392     817   1,240     436   1,352     343     496      514    1,222
                                                                                                                       
  Private nonagricultural wage and                                                                                     
   salary workers...................   6,546      375     789   1,190     425   1,286     328     493      501    1,157
        Mining, quarrying, and oil                                                                                     
         and gas extraction.........      73       -       10       2      -        4       4      41       12       - 
        Construction................     919       24      64     148      40     269      33      68       88      185
        Manufacturing...............   1,568       73     182     407     110     232     133      86       89      256
             Durable goods..........   1,134       49      99     328      90     167      91      58       68      184
             Nondurable goods.......     435       23      83      79      21      65      42      28       21       72
        Wholesale and retail trade..     995       61     139     158      66     198      51      76       58      187
        Transportation and utilities     312       20      27      78      12      54      22      29       23       47
        Information.................     195       30      13      28      23      21       8      22       18       31
        Financial activities........     607       43      66     106      51     137      14      44       37      108
        Professional and business                                                                                      
         services...................     778       41      90     125      53     152      24      44       89      161
        Education and health                                                                                           
         services...................     543       33     128      67      33     100      20      56       25       81
        Leisure and hospitality.....     326       25      41      44      18      67      13      17       48       52
        Other services..............     231       24      29      26      18      53       7      10       15       48
                                                                                                                       
  Government wage and salary workers     265       17      28      49      11      66      14       3       12       65
                                                                                                                       
         Employment status                                                                                             
          in January 2010                                                                                              
                                                                                                                       
Employed............................   3,385      197     372     616     264     657     157     275      280      566
Unemployed..........................   2,502      154     323     457     121     511     138     158      146      493
Not in the labor force..............   1,051       44     134     195      59     208      48      87       95      182

   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 of unpaid family workers and persons who did not report industry or class of worker.
   NOTE: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont compose the New England Division;
New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania compose the Middle Atlantic Division; Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and
Wisconsin compose the East North Central Division; Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South
Dakota compose the West North Central Division; Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Caro-
lina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia compose the South Atlantic Division; Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi,
and Tennessee compose the East South Central Division; Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas compose the West South
Central Division; Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming compose the Mountain Divi-
sion; Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington compose the Pacific Division. Dash represents or rounds to
zero.



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