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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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 May 2024
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

6,235 100.0 36.5 25.3 38.2 16.8 21.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,836 100.0 38.1 25.5 36.4 17.4 19.0

On temporary layoff

556 100.0 69.8 18.3 11.9 9.9 2.0

Not on temporary layoff

2,279 100.0 30.3 27.3 42.4 19.2 23.2

Permanent job losers

1,724 100.0 28.2 27.8 43.9 19.9 24.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

555 100.0 36.8 25.6 37.7 17.1 20.6

Job leavers

670 100.0 34.0 28.6 37.4 18.8 18.6

Reentrants

2,105 100.0 34.8 25.0 40.1 15.5 24.6

New entrants

624 100.0 37.5 21.8 40.6 16.6 24.1

Men, 20 years and over

3,057 100.0 35.6 25.7 38.7 15.6 23.1

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,687 100.0 39.8 25.0 35.1 14.8 20.3

On temporary layoff

366 100.0 70.5 18.1 11.4 10.1 1.3

Not on temporary layoff

1,321 100.0 31.3 26.9 41.7 16.1 25.6

Permanent job losers

1,012 100.0 27.8 27.4 44.8 17.1 27.7

Persons who completed temporary jobs

309 100.0 43.0 25.5 31.5 13.0 18.5

Job leavers

349 100.0 36.4 33.3 30.2 15.8 14.5

Reentrants

863 100.0 30.9 24.5 44.7 15.1 29.5

New entrants

158 100.0 14.1 22.2 63.6 25.9 37.7

Women, 20 years and over

2,385 100.0 33.2 24.1 42.8 20.9 21.8

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,055 100.0 34.1 25.2 40.7 22.4 18.3

On temporary layoff

163 100.0 64.0 21.0 15.0 10.9 4.1

Not on temporary layoff

892 100.0 28.6 26.0 45.4 24.5 20.9

Permanent job losers

664 100.0 28.8 26.3 45.0 25.5 19.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

228 100.0 28.2 25.2 46.6 21.6 25.0

Job leavers

283 100.0 30.5 21.8 47.7 23.5 24.2

Reentrants

908 100.0 32.0 25.0 43.0 18.5 24.5

New entrants

139 100.0 39.8 13.7 46.4 19.8 26.6

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

793 100.0 49.9 27.7 22.4 9.2 13.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

94 100.0 51.3 37.5 11.2 6.9 4.4

On temporary layoff

27 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

66 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

48 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

18 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

38 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

334 100.0 52.9 26.7 20.4 8.2 12.2

New entrants

327 100.0 47.9 25.0 27.1 10.7 16.4

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: June 07, 2024