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 January 2018
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

7,189 100.0 36.9 28.7 34.4 13.5 20.8

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,891 100.0 40.4 30.1 29.5 13.3 16.2

On temporary layoff

1,333 100.0 61.3 30.4 8.3 6.4 1.9

Not on temporary layoff

2,558 100.0 29.6 29.9 40.6 16.8 23.7

Permanent job losers

1,756 100.0 23.8 31.3 44.8 18.9 26.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

802 100.0 42.2 26.6 31.1 12.3 18.8

Job leavers

715 100.0 40.2 29.6 30.2 14.4 15.8

Reentrants

2,013 100.0 31.5 25.4 43.1 11.5 31.6

New entrants

571 100.0 28.0 30.0 42.1 21.5 20.6

Men, 20 years and over

3,670 100.0 35.0 29.9 35.1 13.6 21.5

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,337 100.0 37.6 33.8 28.6 13.5 15.1

On temporary layoff

883 100.0 58.6 34.5 6.9 5.7 1.1

Not on temporary layoff

1,454 100.0 24.8 33.3 41.8 18.3 23.5

Permanent job losers

1,003 100.0 20.1 32.8 47.0 20.8 26.3

Persons who completed temporary jobs

451 100.0 35.3 34.5 30.2 12.8 17.5

Job leavers

335 100.0 38.6 29.6 31.8 12.9 18.9

Reentrants

857 100.0 26.0 21.1 52.9 13.5 39.4

New entrants

141 100.0 39.1 18.8 42.1 15.7 26.4

Women, 20 years and over

2,717 100.0 37.5 26.1 36.4 13.6 22.8

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,396 100.0 42.8 24.3 32.9 13.3 19.6

On temporary layoff

358 100.0 65.9 22.6 11.5 7.2 4.3

Not on temporary layoff

1,038 100.0 34.8 24.8 40.3 15.4 24.9

Permanent job losers

711 100.0 27.9 28.8 43.3 17.2 26.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

327 100.0 50.0 16.2 33.8 11.6 22.2

Job leavers

333 100.0 39.5 29.9 30.6 15.7 14.9

Reentrants

873 100.0 30.6 26.2 43.2 12.0 31.2

New entrants

115 100.0 20.1 36.4 43.5 23.2 20.3

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

802 100.0 43.5 32.3 24.2 13.1 11.1

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

158 100.0 61.6 25.9 12.5 8.5 4.1

On temporary layoff

91 100.0 69.3 21.1 9.6 9.6 0.0

Not on temporary layoff

67 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

42 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

25 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

47 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

282 100.0 50.9 36.2 12.9 3.7 9.1

New entrants

315 100.0 25.8 32.6 41.5 23.5 18.1

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: February 02, 2018