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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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 April 2021
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

9,220 100.0 22.0 18.1 59.9 15.5 44.5

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,092 100.0 19.1 16.3 64.6 16.7 47.9

On temporary layoff

1,944 100.0 26.5 14.1 59.4 18.6 40.8

Not on temporary layoff

4,148 100.0 15.6 17.3 67.1 15.8 51.2

Permanent job losers

3,438 100.0 14.4 15.9 69.7 15.6 54.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

710 100.0 21.8 23.9 54.3 17.0 37.2

Job leavers

775 100.0 36.8 25.9 37.3 11.7 25.6

Reentrants

1,896 100.0 23.6 18.2 58.2 14.0 44.3

New entrants

457 100.0 29.1 28.0 42.9 11.3 31.6

Men, 20 years and over

4,828 100.0 19.0 17.5 63.6 15.6 48.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,485 100.0 18.1 16.5 65.4 16.4 49.1

On temporary layoff

1,122 100.0 26.0 16.2 57.8 20.0 37.8

Not on temporary layoff

2,363 100.0 14.3 16.6 69.1 14.7 54.4

Permanent job losers

1,961 100.0 13.2 15.8 71.1 14.4 56.7

Persons who completed temporary jobs

401 100.0 20.0 20.6 59.4 16.0 43.3

Job leavers

379 100.0 27.3 27.0 45.8 11.4 34.4

Reentrants

811 100.0 19.9 15.6 64.5 14.8 49.7

New entrants

154 100.0 13.7 26.3 60.0 12.0 48.0

Women, 20 years and over

3,773 100.0 21.3 18.1 60.6 16.4 44.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,461 100.0 18.5 15.9 65.6 17.4 48.2

On temporary layoff

765 100.0 24.2 10.8 65.1 17.5 47.5

Not on temporary layoff

1,696 100.0 15.9 18.3 65.9 17.4 48.5

Permanent job losers

1,406 100.0 14.7 15.9 69.4 17.2 52.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

290 100.0 21.6 29.4 48.9 18.1 30.8

Job leavers

362 100.0 42.8 25.3 31.9 13.0 18.9

Reentrants

842 100.0 19.6 21.0 59.5 14.9 44.5

New entrants

107 100.0 28.5 20.0 51.5 17.5 34.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

618 100.0 49.6 22.6 27.8 8.6 19.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

145 100.0 53.9 16.9 29.2 13.5 15.7

On temporary layoff

56 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

89 100.0 45.8 16.7 37.5 17.7 19.8

Permanent job losers

71 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

18 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

34 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

243 100.0 49.6 17.4 33.0 7.7 25.3

New entrants

196 100.0 41.4 33.7 24.9 7.4 17.5

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: May 07, 2021