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657. Employed Workers Actively Seeking a New Job

[As of February. In thousands (112,819 represents 112,819,000), except rate. For employed wage and salary workers 16 old and over (except as indicated) responding to the question on actively seeking work in the prior 3 months. Based on the Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
1997 1999
PERSONS RESPONDING TO PERSONS RESPONDING TO
SEARCH QUESTION SEARCH QUESTION
CHARACTERISTIC
Actively Actively
Total seeking Total seeking
employed Total work Percent employed Total work Percent
 
  Total 112,819 110,546 5,528 5.0 117,930 114,898 5,131 4.5
 
Age:
  16 to 19 years old 5,951 5,828 400 6.9 6,600 6,360 377 5.9
  20 to 24 years old 11,645 11,326 949 8.4 12,108 11,692 855 7.3
  25 to 34 years old 29,278 28,590 1,825 6.4 28,836 28,126 1,631 5.8
  35 to 44 years old 31,126 30,579 1,396 4.6 32,390 31,649 1,387 4.4
  45 to 54 years old 22,474 22,078 732 3.3 24,518 23,966 672 2.8
  55 to 64 years old 9,843 9,698 203 2.1 10,754 10,475 177 1.7
  65 years old and over 2,502 2,447 23 0.9 2,724 2,629 32 1.2
 
Sex: Male 58,797 57,655 3,071 5.3 61,095 59,541 2,712 4.6
  Female 54,022 52,891 2,457 4.6 56,835 55,357 2,419 4.4
 
Educational attainment: 1
  Less than high school diploma 9,669 9,389 310 3.3 9,644 9,275 246 2.7
  High school diploma, no college 31,326 30,672 969 3.2 31,207 30,425 897 2.9
  Some college or associate degree 26,676 26,265 1,296 4.9 28,075 27,486 1,262 4.6
  Bachelor's degree or more 27,552 27,065 1,604 5.9 30,297 29,660 1,493 5.0
 
Occupation:
  Executive, administrative,
   and managerial 14,887 14,639 694 4.7 16,237 15,957 671 4.2
  Professional specialty 17,477 17,186 921 5.4 18,617 18,265 839 4.6
  Technical and related support 4,042 3,998 206 5.2 4,079 4,029 194 4.8
  Sales 12,493 12,247 774 6.3 13,324 12,912 686 5.3
  Administrative support,
   including clerical 17,843 17,585 816 4.6 18,241 17,787 774 4.3
  Private household 731 644 20 3.1 614 482 28 5.8
  Protective service 2,138 2,097 80 3.8 2,490 2,405 81 3.4
  Service, except private
   households and protective 12,808 12,425 658 5.3 13,368 12,923 633 4.9
  Precision production, craft,
   and repair 11,803 11,586 458 4.0 12,576 12,287 476 3.9
  Machine operators, assemblers,
   and inspectors 7,691 7,534 330 4.4 7,189 7,003 255 3.6
  Transportation and material
   moving occupations 4,787 4,653 178 3.8 4,859 4,734 188 4.0
  Handlers, equipment cleaners,
   helpers and laborers 4,517 4,396 314 7.1 4,754 4,585 227 5.0
  Farming, forestry and fishing 1,604 1,558 78 5.0 1,582 1,529 78 5.1



1 Persons 25 years old and over.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, February 1997 and 1999, unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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