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TABLE 2.--Percent of the civilian population in the labor force, by color, age and sex, TABLE 3.Major occupation group of employed persons by age and sex for the United States: Annual averages, 1960

annual averages,

19601

Age and sex

White

Nonwhite

Age and sex

White Nonwhite

Male

14 to 19 years.
20 to 24 years.
25 to 34 years.
35 to 44 years.
45 to 54 years.
55 to 64 years.
65 years and over.

80.5
43.6
87.8
97.7
97.9
96.1
87.2
33.3

79.4 45.0 90.4 96.2 95.5 92. 3 82.5 31.2

Female

14 to 19 years.
20 to 24 years.
25 to 34 years.
35 to 44 years.
45 to 54 years.
55 to 64 years.
65 years and over..

35.5
30.7
45. 7
34. 1
41.5
48.6
36.2
10.6

46.3
25.8
48.8
49.7
59.8
60.5
47. 3
12.8

1 Excludes persons in institutions.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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126
146
269
170

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81
132

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(In thousands)

Total; 14

Major occupation, group and sex

years and

14 to 19
years

over

44, 485

2, 941

4, 768
2, 670
5, 967
3,154
2, 707
8, 338
8, 652

45
2, 873
1, 728
3, 583

303
625
550

Male, employed..
Professional, technical, and kindred workers
Farmers and farm managers.
Managers, officials, and proprietors, except farm.
Clerical and kindred workers.
Sales workers.
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred workers.
Operatives and kindred workers.
Private household workers.
Service workers, except private household..
Farm laborers and foremen.
Laborers, except farm and mine.

Female, employed..
Professional, technical, and kindred workers
Farmers and farm managers.
Managers, officials, and proprietors, except farm.
Clerical and kindred workers.
Sales workers.
Craftsmen, foremen, and kindred workers
Operatives and kindred workers.
Private household workers
Service workers, except private household.
Farm laborers and foremen.
Laborers, except farm and mine.

22, 196

2,091

2,706

111
1,099
6,629
1, 695

222
3, 333
2,171
3, 260
887
82

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

TABLE 4.- Persons at work in nonagricultural industries during the survey week, by full-time or part-time status by age and sex,

annual averages, 1960

1 to 34 hours

Usually work full time Usually work part time

2.1

5.4

2.3

10.0

49.6

30.5

40.0

2. 2

5. 3

1.7

5.2

48.9

36.8

42.4

2.0

5.7

3.4

19.3

51.0

18.6

35.6

874
3, 224
3, 490
4,537
7,058

761

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

77.9 23.6 28. 3 28.8 27.9 47.6

1.3
1.9
2.1
2.3
2.0

9

1.6 6. 3 6.0 6. 2 5.8 3.5

7.3 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.8

67.7 12.1 17.2 17.3 16.6 39. 4

15.0 61.9 55. 3 52.8 49.5 29.9

7.1 14.6 16.3 18.4 22. 7 22.4

18.3 36.2 35.7 36.4 37.3 32.4

(Percent distribution)

Total

Age and sex

35 to 40
hours

41 hours
or more

Average
hours

Number
(thousands)

Percent

Total

Part time
for eco-

nomic
reasons

Part time
for other
reasons

For
economic
reasons

For
other
reasons

Both sexes

57, 916

100.0

19.8

Male, 14 years and over

37, 971

100.0

14.4

14 to 17 years.
18 to 24 years.
25 to 34 years.
35 to 44 years.
45 to 64 years.
65 years and over.

1,165
4,356
8, 769
9. 340
12, 840
1, 501

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

77.5
19.3
10.0

9.4
11.4
34.6

1.2
3.0
2.1
2.1
2.4
1.4

1.7
4.7
5.5
5.5
5.7
4.3

8.6
2.7
1.0
1.0
1.4
3.3

66.0
8.9
1.4

.8
1.9
25.6

13.5
48.4
50.7
49.6
51.7
38.1

9.0
32.2
39.4
41.1
37.0
27.3

20.2
40.2
43.8
44.4
43.4
36.3

Female, 14 years and over.

19, 945

100.0

30.4

14 to 17 years.
18 to 24 years.
25 to 34 years.
35 to 44 years
45 to 64 years
65 years and over.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

TABLE 5.—Major reason for part-year work in 1959, by age: Part-year workers 14 years old and over, by sex

[In thousands]

Major reason for part-year work

Persons with one reason only

7,063

3, 952

2, 309

5, 705

1, 255

580

288

1,056

2,002

524

434

946
5, 165

201

60
135
2, 413

408

55 137 1, 844

132

285

935
5, 516

327

3,089

684 179

139

266 1, 248

656

2,004

912 2, 641

148

118 184 918 35

19 63 460 38

18
27
235

8

119 182 732 23

1, 660 295 46

69 162 249 44

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Persons with two reasons or more

Age and sex

Total part

year workers

Total

Un- Illness Unpaid Taking employ- or disa- absence care of ment or bility

from home layoff

work

Going

to
school 1

Total

Other
reasons

Un- Illness Unpaid Taking
employ- or disa- absence care of
ment or bility from home
layoff

work

Going

to
school 1

Other
reasons

BOTH SEXES

Total, 14 years and over.

30,959

25, 254

6,746

3,016

2,168

14 to 19 years
20 to 24 years.
25 to 64 years.
65 years and over.

6, 066
4,015
19, 006
1,872

4,062
3, 103
16, 365
1, 724

MALE

Total, 14 years and over.

15, 257

12, 515

5, 264

1, 925

1, 340

14 to 19 years.
20 to 24 years.-
25 to 64 years.
65 years and over.

3, 114
1, 977
8, 892
1, 274

2, 138
1, 498
7,711
1, 168

FEMALE

Total, 14 years and over.

15, 702

12, 739

1, 482

1,091

14 to 19 years..
20 to 24 years.
25 to 64 years.
65 years and over.

1 Not available for persons 30 years old and over. 100.0

2 Not available.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

TABLE 6.-Age and extent of unemployment: Distribution of persons 14 years of age

and over, with work experience in 1959, by weeks of unemployment in 1959, by sex

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Total with work experience (thousands).....
Percent...

100.0 With unemployment or layoffs..

11.1 Without unemployment or layoffs..

88.9 With unemployment or layoffs (thousands) - 3,250 Percent....

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100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

1 to 4 weeks lost..
5 to 10 weeks lost..
11 to 14 weeks lost..
15 to 26 weeks lost.
27 weeks or more lost.

39.4
20.3
11.4
15.6
13. 3

64. 5
15.5
5.8
6.5
7.7

54. 1
18.4
11.1
8. 2
8. 2

42.5
20.6
11.3
12.7
12.9

37.1
21.6
10.8
16.2
14.3

32. 2
19.9
13.0
20.5
14. 5

SSSSS

Percent of unemployed with 2 or more spells

of unemployment...

32.5

18.7

24. 6

28.5

31.7

40.5

(1)

1 Percent not shown where base is less than 100,000.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (Jan. 18, 1961).

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