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 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

6,029 100.0 34.0 31.5 34.5 14.2 20.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,947 100.0 39.5 30.6 29.9 12.8 17.1

On temporary layoff

834 100.0 68.8 23.0 8.3 5.1 3.1

Not on temporary layoff

2,113 100.0 27.9 33.6 38.5 15.9 22.6

Permanent job losers

1,415 100.0 27.7 30.2 42.0 16.0 26.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

698 100.0 28.3 40.4 31.4 15.7 15.7

Job leavers

775 100.0 33.1 38.2 28.7 12.4 16.3

Reentrants

1,810 100.0 27.7 31.6 40.7 16.1 24.6

New entrants

496 100.0 26.1 26.5 47.4 18.5 28.9

Men, 20 years and over

3,066 100.0 34.5 32.1 33.4 14.4 19.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,820 100.0 39.6 31.3 29.1 12.5 16.6

On temporary layoff

553 100.0 69.7 21.9 8.4 4.6 3.8

Not on temporary layoff

1,266 100.0 26.5 35.4 38.1 15.9 22.2

Permanent job losers

819 100.0 27.1 31.8 41.1 15.4 25.7

Persons who completed temporary jobs

448 100.0 25.4 41.9 32.8 16.9 15.9

Job leavers

416 100.0 32.2 38.0 29.8 12.4 17.5

Reentrants

693 100.0 26.5 32.0 41.6 19.6 22.0

New entrants

137 100.0 14.9 25.0 60.1 19.6 40.5

Women, 20 years and over

2,345 100.0 31.9 30.0 38.1 13.4 24.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,016 100.0 38.1 29.1 32.9 13.8 19.1

On temporary layoff

240 100.0 68.2 24.3 7.5 5.4 2.2

Not on temporary layoff

776 100.0 28.8 30.5 40.7 16.4 24.3

Permanent job losers

548 100.0 25.9 28.6 45.5 17.0 28.5

Persons who completed temporary jobs

228 100.0 35.5 35.2 29.2 15.0 14.3

Job leavers

312 100.0 33.1 37.5 29.5 12.3 17.1

Reentrants

879 100.0 25.7 29.4 44.9 13.6 31.3

New entrants

138 100.0 23.3 23.9 52.8 12.2 40.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

619 100.0 39.2 34.7 26.0 16.6 9.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

111 100.0 49.2 33.2 17.6 10.1 7.4

On temporary layoff

40 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

71 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

49 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

22 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

48 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

238 100.0 38.4 38.6 23.0 15.5 7.5

New entrants

221 100.0 34.7 29.1 36.2 21.8 14.5

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: January 04, 2019