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32. 1997 Economic Census





690. Workers Using Computers on the Job

[In percent, except as indicated (51,106 represents 51,106,000). For workers 18 years old and over. Based on the Current Population Survey and subject to sampling error; see Appendix III and source]

 
Number TYPE OF APPLICATION TYPE OF APPLICATION
CHARACTERISTIC using
computers 1 Percent Analysis/ Book-keeping/ Communi- Calendar/ Desktop Program- Sales and Word pro-
(1,000) of total spreadsheets inventory cations 2 schedule Databases publishing ming telemarketing cessing
 
    Total, 1993 51,106 45.8 36.1 45.0 38.7 (NA) 34.5 22.3 13.1 16.2 44.4
    Total, 1997 63,885 49.8 40.9 66.4 47.0 37.5 34.1 26.1 15.0 22.1 57.0
Age:
  18 to 24 years old 6,007 37.1 28.2 70.3 35.3 28.0 23.4 18.4 11.0 23.5 43.1
  25 to 29 years old 7,984 52.5 41.7 69.8 46.6 38.3 35.0 25.8 16.3 23.4 58.3
  30 to 39 years old 18,864 53.3 44.0 67.0 49.1 39.6 35.4 28.3 16.7 24.0 58.5
  40 to 49 years old 18,182 54.9 43.6 65.8 48.6 39.5 36.9 27.1 15.7 20.6 58.9
  50 to 59 years old 10,092 50.7 39.1 62.8 49.0 37.2 33.5 26.1 13.5 19.6 58.8
  60 years old and over 2,755 32.6 33.5 62.1 42.2 29.4 28.8 21.6 10.0 21.3 54.1
Sex: Male 30,336 44.1 46.5 64.3 51.4 39.2 36.8 29.4 20.0 24.6 53.9
  Female 33,549 56.5 35.8 68.3 43.1 36.0 31.6 23.1 10.5 19.9 59.8
Race/ethnicity: White 3 51,904 53.8 42.1 67.1 47.7 38.0 34.9 27.1 15.2 23.2 57.9
  Black 3 5,462 40.0 33.1 64.3 43.7 36.1 29.6 21.2 14.1 17.1 52.0
  Hispanic 3,843 30.2 32.2 67.0 40.5 33.7 27.0 20.2 10.6 19.0 50.0
  Other 2,675 49.2 45.8 57.4 49.5 35.8 37.8 25.0 19.3 16.2 59.4
Educational attainment:
  Not a high school graduate 1,645 11.9 18.6 68.9 23.4 22.1 17.3 10.7 8.7 19.7 30.7
  High school graduate 15,395 36.4 28.7 72.0 34.1 29.0 23.1 16.6 10.1 21.0 41.5
  Some college 14,172 53.6 36.5 71.6 42.6 36.0 31.3 24.1 13.7 24.0 52.7
  Associate's degree 6,580 60.7 38.9 69.8 43.7 36.0 33.0 25.5 15.1 19.7 52.7
  Bachelor's degree 17,335 73.9 52.7 63.9 57.1 44.0 43.1 32.4 18.9 25.8 67.6
  Master's degree 6,004 78.7 53.8 51.7 63.4 48.1 45.8 39.7 20.8 18.4 80.1
  Doctorate or professional degree 2,754 74.6 46.6 47.5 64.9 42.0 39.0 30.3 16.2 10.5 75.2
 
Occupation:
  Executive, admin., managerial 14,528 77.5 60.1 76.3 61.4 49.7 47.2 32.6 17.6 30.9 74.5
  Professional specialty 13,900 71.7 44.4 45.1 55.8 40.4 37.8 40.3 20.8 9.8 68.7
    Teachers, below college 2,961 60.3 33.1 31.9 39.7 38.4 27.5 42.3 10.8 4.6 73.6
    Teachers, college and univ. 759 79.9 51.5 27.1 74.6 37.3 40.2 41.3 23.9 5.4 83.5
  Technical/related support 3,226 75.1 42.9 51.8 49.4 35.5 36.9 26.1 31.2 7.7 49.6
  Sales workers 8,277 54.8 38.4 83.0 43.0 34.3 31.3 21.0 10.5 57.2 46.1
  Admin. support, inc. clerical 14,235 77.6 31.4 75.0 39.4 33.3 28.3 17.0 8.3 15.9 56.2
  Service workers 2,752 16.4 15.7 52.3 27.6 27.9 17.4 9.6 6.6 11.0 34.4
  Precision prod., craft/repair 3,501 25.0 29.6 62.8 31.6 27.0 22.5 18.2 16.3 11.1 29.0
  Operators, laborers 4 3,154 17.3 19.1 63.1 21.3 19.0 14.6 12.6 9.7 9.2 17.4
  Farming, forestry and fishing 311 9.3 40.2 79.3 22.8 27.3 33.0 11.2 10.2 19.1 33.7
 
Family income:
  Less than $20,000 5,915 26.7 27.6 67.8 34.0 28.7 24.0 19.4 11.7 22.2 44.9
  $20,000 to $29,999 7,310 38.4 30.3 69.4 36.9 30.2 26.1 21.8 10.5 20.0 48.0
  $30,000 to $39,999 8,915 45.8 35.7 67.4 42.2 33.7 29.4 23.8 12.8 20.8 50.8
  $40,000 to $49,999 7,737 52.3 40.0 69.0 43.6 36.9 31.8 25.4 15.0 21.0 53.8
  $50,000 to $74,999 16,966 59.9 42.7 65.8 48.6 38.9 36.1 27.2 16.5 20.6 58.4
  $75,000 or more 17,042 69.7 51.4 63.6 58.4 44.6 42.3 30.6 17.8 25.7 68.4


NA Not available.
1 Includes other applications, not shown separately. A person may be counted in more than one application.
2 Includes bulletin boards and electronic mail.
3 Non-Hispanic.
4 Includes fabricators.

Source: U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, 1994 and 1998.

http://nces.ed.gov/



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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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