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 September 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

5,766 100.0 35.4 27.2 37.4 13.7 23.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,474 100.0 38.8 25.5 35.7 12.9 22.7

On temporary layoff

507 100.0 69.1 19.9 10.9 6.5 4.4

Not on temporary layoff

1,967 100.0 31.0 27.0 42.0 14.6 27.4

Permanent job losers

1,238 100.0 28.3 28.5 43.2 16.3 26.9

Persons who completed temporary jobs

729 100.0 35.6 24.4 40.1 11.7 28.4

Job leavers

794 100.0 40.4 31.1 28.5 10.2 18.2

Reentrants

1,939 100.0 30.8 26.9 42.3 14.6 27.7

New entrants

559 100.0 29.4 29.7 40.9 19.1 21.8

Men, 20 years and over

2,658 100.0 35.4 24.9 39.7 14.1 25.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,430 100.0 38.4 24.9 36.6 13.4 23.2

On temporary layoff

280 100.0 66.1 22.9 11.0 4.6 6.5

Not on temporary layoff

1,150 100.0 31.7 25.4 42.9 15.6 27.3

Permanent job losers

709 100.0 30.7 25.8 43.5 17.0 26.5

Persons who completed temporary jobs

441 100.0 33.3 24.8 41.9 13.4 28.5

Job leavers

364 100.0 43.6 27.4 29.0 11.7 17.3

Reentrants

738 100.0 27.8 23.6 48.6 15.8 32.8

New entrants

126 100.0 21.7 25.1 53.2 19.3 33.9

Women, 20 years and over

2,422 100.0 31.1 28.7 40.2 14.3 25.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

960 100.0 35.6 27.4 37.0 13.3 23.6

On temporary layoff

195 100.0 68.4 19.0 12.6 10.4 2.2

Not on temporary layoff

765 100.0 27.2 29.6 43.2 14.1 29.1

Permanent job losers

508 100.0 24.2 31.3 44.5 16.0 28.5

Persons who completed temporary jobs

257 100.0 33.3 26.1 40.6 10.3 30.3

Job leavers

350 100.0 31.3 35.8 32.9 9.7 23.1

Reentrants

968 100.0 26.7 29.2 44.1 15.7 28.4

New entrants

144 100.0 30.2 16.9 52.9 23.1 29.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

686 100.0 50.9 30.4 18.7 9.8 8.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

84 100.0 81.5 14.3 4.2 0.0 4.2

On temporary layoff

32 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

52 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

20 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

31 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

79 100.0 66.0 27.3 6.7 5.7 1.0

Reentrants

234 100.0 57.9 27.6 14.5 5.9 8.7

New entrants

290 100.0 32.3 38.1 29.6 17.0 12.6

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: October 05, 2018