HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
29. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, age, and duration of unemployment

[Percent distribution]
Reason, sex, and age 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

7,751 100.0 30.5 28.7 40.8 14.9 25.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,740 100.0 32.9 28.8 38.4 15.1 23.3

On temporary layoff

966 100.0 54.6 32.3 13.1 9.0 4.1

Not on temporary layoff

2,774 100.0 25.3 27.5 47.2 17.1 30.0

Permanent job losers

1,965 100.0 23.3 27.0 49.8 17.7 32.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

809 100.0 30.2 28.9 40.9 15.7 25.2

Job leavers

858 100.0 33.6 32.4 34.0 14.2 19.7

Reentrants

2,330 100.0 26.4 27.1 46.6 15.4 31.2

New entrants

823 100.0 28.0 29.3 42.7 14.0 28.7

Men, 20 years and over

3,675 100.0 28.4 27.4 44.2 15.3 28.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,165 100.0 31.5 28.4 40.1 15.7 24.4

On temporary layoff

537 100.0 52.5 32.4 15.1 10.7 4.4

Not on temporary layoff

1,628 100.0 24.6 27.1 48.3 17.3 31.0

Permanent job losers

1,148 100.0 22.5 25.9 51.6 17.9 33.6

Persons who completed temporary jobs

480 100.0 29.6 29.8 40.6 15.8 24.8

Job leavers

388 100.0 31.2 31.3 37.5 14.5 23.0

Reentrants

936 100.0 22.5 24.6 52.9 14.8 38.1

New entrants

185 100.0 15.9 22.1 62.0 14.9 47.1

Women, 20 years and over

3,151 100.0 29.6 29.2 41.2 15.2 26.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,461 100.0 32.8 29.6 37.6 14.6 22.9

On temporary layoff

383 100.0 55.5 33.6 11.0 7.4 3.6

Not on temporary layoff

1,078 100.0 24.8 28.1 47.1 17.2 29.8

Permanent job losers

780 100.0 23.2 28.4 48.4 17.8 30.6

Persons who completed temporary jobs

298 100.0 29.1 27.3 43.6 15.7 27.8

Job leavers

417 100.0 32.6 33.6 33.8 14.9 18.8

Reentrants

1,087 100.0 25.6 27.7 46.7 16.1 30.7

New entrants

186 100.0 20.5 24.9 54.6 15.5 39.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

925 100.0 41.7 32.4 25.9 12.7 13.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

113 100.0 58.3 26.1 15.6 8.6 6.9

On temporary layoff

45 100.0 72.1 20.4 7.5 3.8 3.7

Not on temporary layoff

68 100.0 49.2 29.9 20.9 11.8 9.1

Permanent job losers

37 100.0 48.1 29.5 22.4 10.4 12.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

31 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

53 100.0 59.0 31.3 9.7 7.3 2.4

Reentrants

307 100.0 40.8 32.5 26.7 14.7 12.0

New entrants

453 100.0 36.1 34.1 29.9 13.0 16.9

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 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 8, 2017