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 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

7,170 100.0 31.4 27.5 41.1 16.4 24.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,668 100.0 38.1 26.6 35.3 14.8 20.5

On temporary layoff

1,117 100.0 67.8 24.1 8.1 5.9 2.2

Not on temporary layoff

2,550 100.0 25.2 27.7 47.2 18.7 28.5

Permanent job losers

1,863 100.0 22.4 26.1 51.5 20.5 31.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

687 100.0 32.6 32.0 35.4 13.9 21.4

Job leavers

842 100.0 27.8 36.7 35.4 17.0 18.4

Reentrants

2,003 100.0 22.3 25.6 52.1 18.3 33.7

New entrants

657 100.0 25.9 26.9 47.2 18.5 28.7

Men, 20 years and over

3,656 100.0 31.2 25.7 43.1 16.7 26.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,311 100.0 37.3 25.4 37.3 16.0 21.3

On temporary layoff

733 100.0 66.6 24.1 9.3 6.5 2.8

Not on temporary layoff

1,578 100.0 23.7 26.0 50.3 20.4 29.9

Permanent job losers

1,131 100.0 20.4 23.6 55.9 22.8 33.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

447 100.0 32.0 32.0 36.0 14.4 21.6

Job leavers

356 100.0 28.6 32.0 39.3 18.7 20.7

Reentrants

852 100.0 18.4 24.9 56.8 18.7 38.0

New entrants

137 100.0 15.2 19.7 65.1 10.1 55.0

Women, 20 years and over

2,810 100.0 29.0 29.8 41.2 15.6 25.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,241 100.0 36.6 28.9 34.4 13.8 20.6

On temporary layoff

327 100.0 67.6 25.4 7.0 5.6 1.4

Not on temporary layoff

914 100.0 25.5 30.2 44.2 16.8 27.5

Permanent job losers

697 100.0 24.5 29.2 46.4 17.6 28.8

Persons who completed temporary jobs

217 100.0 28.9 33.7 37.4 14.1 23.3

Job leavers

455 100.0 25.0 41.0 34.1 17.0 17.1

Reentrants

939 100.0 23.0 24.8 52.2 17.9 34.3

New entrants

175 100.0 17.8 33.8 48.3 12.5 35.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

704 100.0 41.9 28.0 30.2 18.0 12.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

116 100.0 71.0 25.2 3.8 1.1 2.7

On temporary layoff

58 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

58 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

35 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

23 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

31 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

212 100.0 35.5 32.2 32.3 18.5 13.7

New entrants

345 100.0 34.2 26.2 39.6 24.9 14.7

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: January 06, 2017