HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
29. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, age, and duration of unemployment
[Percent distribution]
Reason, sex, and age 2012
Total unemployed Duration of unemployment
Thousands
of persons
Percent Less than
5 weeks
5 to 14
weeks
15 weeks and over
Total 15 to 26
weeks
27 weeks
and over

Total, 16 years and over

12,506 100.0 21.1 22.9 55.9 14.9 41.1

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,877 100.0 21.7 22.1 56.2 14.5 41.7

On temporary layoff

1,183 100.0 50.7 30.5 18.8 11.7 7.2

Not on temporary layoff

5,694 100.0 15.7 20.3 64.0 15.1 48.9

Permanent job losers

4,447 100.0 13.3 19.1 67.6 15.2 52.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,247 100.0 24.2 24.8 51.0 14.7 36.3

Job leavers

967 100.0 24.0 26.2 49.7 16.1 33.6

Reentrants

3,345 100.0 18.5 22.5 59.0 14.8 44.2

New entrants

1,316 100.0 22.9 25.9 51.2 15.9 35.3

Men, 20 years and over

5,984 100.0 19.9 21.5 58.6 14.3 44.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,996 100.0 21.3 21.9 56.7 14.5 42.3

On temporary layoff

726 100.0 48.0 30.7 21.2 13.1 8.1

Not on temporary layoff

3,270 100.0 15.4 20.0 64.6 14.8 49.8

Permanent job losers

2,515 100.0 13.0 18.6 68.5 15.1 53.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

754 100.0 23.5 24.7 51.8 13.7 38.1

Job leavers

464 100.0 22.6 25.0 52.4 15.2 37.2

Reentrants

1,250 100.0 15.9 19.5 64.6 13.6 51.0

New entrants

274 100.0 12.7 18.3 69.1 13.7 55.4

Women, 20 years and over

5,125 100.0 19.3 22.4 58.3 15.3 43.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,705 100.0 20.5 21.8 57.7 14.8 42.8

On temporary layoff

399 100.0 51.5 31.9 16.5 10.5 6.1

Not on temporary layoff

2,307 100.0 15.1 20.1 64.8 15.6 49.2

Permanent job losers

1,863 100.0 12.9 19.2 67.9 15.4 52.5

Persons who completed temporary jobs

444 100.0 24.4 23.6 51.9 16.5 35.4

Job leavers

460 100.0 22.7 26.9 50.4 17.7 32.6

Reentrants

1,676 100.0 16.8 22.2 60.9 15.5 45.4

New entrants

284 100.0 16.3 21.9 61.8 15.2 46.5

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

1,397 100.0 33.4 30.8 35.8 15.5 20.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

176 100.0 48.8 28.9 22.2 9.9 12.4

On temporary layoff

59 100.0 77.8 17.6 4.6 2.0 2.6

Not on temporary layoff

117 100.0 34.3 34.6 31.1 13.8 17.3

Permanent job losers

69 100.0 35.4 32.5 32.1 13.0 19.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

48 100.0 32.8 37.6 29.6 14.9 14.7

Job leavers

43 100.0 53.4 32.1 14.4 8.7 5.7

Reentrants

419 100.0 32.6 32.6 34.7 15.8 18.9

New entrants

758 100.0 29.1 30.2 40.7 16.9 23.8

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013