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 December 2014
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

8,331 100.0 27.1 25.8 47.1 14.8 32.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,355 100.0 32.2 25.6 42.2 13.0 29.2

On temporary layoff

1,034 100.0 67.2 24.0 8.9 6.9 1.9

Not on temporary layoff

3,320 100.0 21.3 26.1 52.6 14.9 37.7

Permanent job losers

2,340 100.0 20.5 24.7 54.8 15.6 39.2

Persons who completed temporary jobs

980 100.0 23.3 29.3 47.4 13.2 34.2

Job leavers

741 100.0 27.6 32.0 40.4 15.5 24.8

Reentrants

2,422 100.0 21.5 21.8 56.6 16.7 40.0

New entrants

814 100.0 16.3 33.0 50.7 17.6 33.1

Men, 20 years and over

4,267 100.0 28.5 24.6 46.9 13.5 33.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,721 100.0 33.6 24.5 41.9 12.7 29.2

On temporary layoff

678 100.0 64.3 24.1 11.6 9.0 2.6

Not on temporary layoff

2,043 100.0 23.3 24.7 52.0 14.0 38.0

Permanent job losers

1,412 100.0 22.4 24.0 53.5 14.0 39.6

Persons who completed temporary jobs

631 100.0 25.4 26.2 48.4 13.9 34.5

Job leavers

380 100.0 25.9 32.2 41.9 16.4 25.5

Reentrants

939 100.0 19.7 18.7 61.6 14.8 46.8

New entrants

226 100.0 8.8 37.5 53.7 12.4 41.3

Women, 20 years and over

3,262 100.0 23.9 26.0 50.2 15.6 34.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,529 100.0 28.5 26.8 44.6 13.8 30.8

On temporary layoff

310 100.0 73.4 22.4 4.2 3.4 0.8

Not on temporary layoff

1,219 100.0 17.2 27.9 54.9 16.5 38.4

Permanent job losers

893 100.0 16.9 25.7 57.4 17.8 39.6

Persons who completed temporary jobs

327 100.0 18.0 34.0 48.0 12.8 35.2

Job leavers

318 100.0 28.1 29.3 42.6 16.5 26.0

Reentrants

1,221 100.0 18.6 23.5 57.9 18.4 39.4

New entrants

193 100.0 12.7 29.2 58.1 10.0 48.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

803 100.0 33.1 31.2 35.6 18.0 17.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

104 100.0 49.9 34.0 16.1 8.9 7.2

On temporary layoff

47 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

58 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

35 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

23 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

42 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

262 100.0 41.6 25.5 32.9 14.9 18.0

New entrants

394 100.0 22.4 32.2 45.3 24.4 21.0

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: January 09, 2015