HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-34. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, age, and duration of unemployment
[Percent distribution]
Reason, sex, and age May 2016
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

7,207 100.0 31.1 25.7 43.2 16.9 26.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,322 100.0 29.5 27.2 43.3 18.0 25.3

On temporary layoff

645 100.0 58.4 25.4 16.2 9.8 6.5

Not on temporary layoff

2,677 100.0 22.5 27.6 49.9 20.0 29.9

Permanent job losers

1,955 100.0 20.9 29.1 50.0 20.5 29.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

722 100.0 26.9 23.5 49.6 18.5 31.1

Job leavers

744 100.0 30.6 27.0 42.4 24.5 17.9

Reentrants

2,305 100.0 32.7 23.4 43.9 15.1 28.8

New entrants

835 100.0 33.8 24.9 41.4 10.8 30.5

Men, 20 years and over

3,396 100.0 29.0 24.2 46.9 17.9 29.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,960 100.0 28.1 27.2 44.7 18.5 26.2

On temporary layoff

391 100.0 54.7 29.1 16.2 11.4 4.9

Not on temporary layoff

1,569 100.0 21.4 26.8 51.8 20.3 31.5

Permanent job losers

1,147 100.0 22.5 27.2 50.3 21.1 29.2

Persons who completed temporary jobs

422 100.0 18.5 25.7 55.8 18.2 37.7

Job leavers

334 100.0 27.5 26.3 46.2 25.9 20.3

Reentrants

898 100.0 33.0 18.3 48.8 15.5 33.2

New entrants

204 100.0 22.2 16.8 61.0 9.0 52.0

Women, 20 years and over

2,870 100.0 28.8 27.1 44.1 17.4 26.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,308 100.0 30.7 27.6 41.7 16.9 24.8

On temporary layoff

230 100.0 62.5 21.5 15.9 8.0 7.9

Not on temporary layoff

1,078 100.0 23.8 28.9 47.2 18.8 28.4

Permanent job losers

793 100.0 18.0 31.7 50.2 19.9 30.3

Persons who completed temporary jobs

285 100.0 40.0 21.2 38.8 15.7 23.2

Job leavers

372 100.0 29.6 28.5 41.9 24.4 17.4

Reentrants

1,026 100.0 26.2 27.1 46.7 15.4 31.3

New entrants

164 100.0 27.6 20.1 52.3 18.9 33.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

940 100.0 46.2 26.7 27.1 11.8 15.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

54 100.0 - - - - -

On temporary layoff

24 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

30 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

15 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

15 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

38 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

381 100.0 49.6 25.3 25.1 13.4 11.6

New entrants

468 100.0 41.0 30.0 29.0 8.9 20.1

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016