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Current Population Survey, February 1996: Displaced Workers (ICPSR 6879) RSS

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Summary:

This collection provides data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also shown are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin. Questions pertaining to displaced workers were asked of all persons aged 20 years and over who lost a job involuntarily within the last five years due to operating decisions of a firm, plant, or business in which the worker was employed. Data are provided on reasons for job displacement, industry and occupation of the former job, group health insurance coverage, job tenure, and weekly earnings. Additional data refer to periods of unemployment as well as number of jobs held, use of unemployment benefits, whether residence was changed to seek work in another area, current health insurance coverage, and current weekly earnings.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Survey, February 1996: Displaced Workers. ICPSR06879-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-12-19. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06879.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, displaced workers, employment, health insurance, Hispanic origins, households, job loss, job tenure, labor force, layoffs, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1996-02

Date of Collection:  

  • 1996-02

Universe:   All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 48,000 households.

Mode of Data Collection:   face-to-face interview, telephone interviews

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Version History:

  • 2005-12-19 A database dictionary has been added.

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