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 January 2015
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

9,498 100.0 29.3 26.0 44.7 14.7 30.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,912 100.0 31.5 28.8 39.8 13.1 26.7

On temporary layoff

1,328 100.0 51.6 37.9 10.5 8.0 2.4

Not on temporary layoff

3,584 100.0 24.0 25.4 50.6 14.9 35.7

Permanent job losers

2,491 100.0 20.2 24.0 55.8 16.4 39.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,093 100.0 32.6 28.5 38.9 11.7 27.2

Job leavers

868 100.0 27.8 27.9 44.2 15.6 28.6

Reentrants

2,832 100.0 27.7 21.8 50.4 16.5 33.9

New entrants

885 100.0 23.4 22.0 54.6 17.1 37.5

Men, 20 years and over

4,815 100.0 27.7 28.3 44.0 13.8 30.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,943 100.0 29.4 32.4 38.2 12.8 25.4

On temporary layoff

857 100.0 47.4 40.9 11.7 9.8 1.9

Not on temporary layoff

2,087 100.0 22.0 28.9 49.1 14.0 35.1

Permanent job losers

1,399 100.0 17.2 27.2 55.6 15.6 40.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

687 100.0 31.7 32.4 35.9 10.9 25.0

Job leavers

425 100.0 26.2 27.6 46.1 15.4 30.7

Reentrants

1,196 100.0 25.5 20.1 54.4 16.3 38.1

New entrants

251 100.0 20.8 21.3 57.9 11.2 46.7

Women, 20 years and over

3,660 100.0 28.1 22.5 49.4 15.5 33.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,778 100.0 31.0 24.0 45.0 14.0 31.1

On temporary layoff

392 100.0 54.9 36.2 9.0 4.8 4.1

Not on temporary layoff

1,386 100.0 24.2 20.5 55.2 16.6 38.7

Permanent job losers

1,021 100.0 21.8 19.5 58.8 18.0 40.7

Persons who completed temporary jobs

365 100.0 31.1 23.5 45.4 12.5 32.9

Job leavers

396 100.0 28.1 26.5 45.4 15.9 29.4

Reentrants

1,288 100.0 26.4 20.7 52.9 16.7 36.2

New entrants

197 100.0 13.4 12.2 74.4 20.3 54.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

1,023 100.0 40.9 27.4 31.7 16.1 15.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

191 100.0 68.1 16.9 15.0 9.1 5.9

On temporary layoff

79 100.0 81.2 14.1 4.7 4.7 0.0

Not on temporary layoff

112 100.0 58.8 18.8 22.4 12.2 10.1

Permanent job losers

70 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

41 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

47 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

348 100.0 40.5 31.9 27.6 16.3 11.2

New entrants

437 100.0 29.4 26.8 43.8 19.1 24.7

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: February 06, 2015