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 March 2017
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

7,284 100.0 27.5 31.1 41.4 17.2 24.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,812 100.0 28.7 32.4 39.0 17.4 21.6

On temporary layoff

1,125 100.0 42.1 35.1 22.7 17.7 5.0

Not on temporary layoff

2,686 100.0 23.1 31.2 45.8 17.3 28.5

Permanent job losers

1,880 100.0 22.0 29.6 48.4 17.4 31.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

806 100.0 25.4 34.9 39.7 17.0 22.7

Job leavers

778 100.0 36.5 28.8 34.8 16.1 18.6

Reentrants

2,004 100.0 21.2 29.9 48.9 18.5 30.4

New entrants

691 100.0 28.8 30.8 40.5 13.7 26.8

Men, 20 years and over

3,752 100.0 26.3 30.3 43.4 18.1 25.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,415 100.0 28.4 32.5 39.1 17.9 21.2

On temporary layoff

781 100.0 35.9 41.3 22.8 17.8 5.0

Not on temporary layoff

1,634 100.0 24.8 28.3 46.8 18.0 28.9

Permanent job losers

1,109 100.0 23.5 27.6 48.9 16.8 32.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

525 100.0 27.6 29.9 42.4 20.4 22.0

Job leavers

369 100.0 38.6 25.3 36.1 12.9 23.2

Reentrants

826 100.0 16.3 27.7 55.9 20.9 35.1

New entrants

142 100.0 15.9 21.2 62.9 18.5 44.4

Women, 20 years and over

2,795 100.0 26.7 31.0 42.3 16.9 25.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,313 100.0 28.3 32.6 39.1 15.8 23.3

On temporary layoff

310 100.0 54.2 23.6 22.2 16.7 5.5

Not on temporary layoff

1,003 100.0 20.2 35.5 44.3 15.5 28.8

Permanent job losers

736 100.0 19.8 32.3 47.9 17.5 30.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

267 100.0 21.5 44.0 34.5 10.0 24.4

Job leavers

374 100.0 32.5 31.7 35.8 20.8 15.0

Reentrants

972 100.0 22.2 29.1 48.8 17.5 31.3

New entrants

136 100.0 28.7 26.5 44.8 13.7 31.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

737 100.0 36.1 36.0 27.9 14.0 13.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

83 100.0 42.6 22.9 34.5 28.9 5.6

On temporary layoff

34 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

49 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

35 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

14 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

35 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

206 100.0 35.8 42.7 21.5 14.2 7.3

New entrants

412 100.0 33.2 35.5 31.3 12.0 19.3

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: April 07, 2017