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 March 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

8,116 100.0 25.7 29.3 45.0 16.6 28.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,149 100.0 28.4 28.6 43.1 18.3 24.7

On temporary layoff

1,106 100.0 41.3 33.0 25.8 22.6 3.1

Not on temporary layoff

3,044 100.0 23.7 27.0 49.3 16.8 32.6

Permanent job losers

2,153 100.0 22.5 27.4 50.1 15.9 34.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

891 100.0 26.5 25.9 47.6 18.8 28.8

Job leavers

829 100.0 28.2 36.5 35.4 13.5 21.9

Reentrants

2,450 100.0 22.0 29.2 48.7 14.6 34.1

New entrants

688 100.0 19.2 25.9 54.9 17.0 37.9

Men, 20 years and over

4,020 100.0 24.2 27.5 48.3 18.1 30.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,522 100.0 27.3 28.0 44.7 19.2 25.5

On temporary layoff

720 100.0 37.9 34.2 28.0 25.7 2.3

Not on temporary layoff

1,802 100.0 23.1 25.5 51.4 16.6 34.8

Permanent job losers

1,275 100.0 21.5 24.4 54.1 15.7 38.5

Persons who completed temporary jobs

527 100.0 27.1 28.2 44.8 18.7 26.0

Job leavers

377 100.0 29.9 32.4 37.7 13.1 24.5

Reentrants

945 100.0 16.3 25.9 57.8 15.7 42.1

New entrants

176 100.0 9.2 19.0 71.8 25.3 46.5

Women, 20 years and over

3,248 100.0 26.1 29.7 44.2 16.0 28.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,530 100.0 29.1 29.3 41.6 17.2 24.5

On temporary layoff

351 100.0 47.1 30.2 22.7 17.4 5.2

Not on temporary layoff

1,179 100.0 23.7 29.0 47.3 17.1 30.2

Permanent job losers

858 100.0 23.7 31.8 44.5 16.5 28.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

321 100.0 23.7 21.6 54.7 18.7 36.0

Job leavers

406 100.0 23.9 39.0 37.2 15.3 21.9

Reentrants

1,137 100.0 23.8 28.9 47.4 14.5 32.9

New entrants

176 100.0 19.7 17.8 62.5 17.9 44.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

848 100.0 31.3 36.5 32.2 11.8 20.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

97 100.0 45.7 31.5 22.8 14.6 8.3

On temporary layoff

35 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

62 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

20 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

42 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

46 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

369 100.0 31.5 39.1 29.4 11.9 17.5

New entrants

336 100.0 24.1 33.7 42.2 12.2 30.0

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: April 01, 2016