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 April 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

5,932 100.0 30.1 28.1 41.9 19.5 22.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,805 100.0 29.8 28.6 41.7 22.7 19.0

On temporary layoff

713 100.0 45.8 22.6 31.6 27.0 4.6

Not on temporary layoff

2,092 100.0 24.3 30.6 45.1 21.2 23.9

Permanent job losers

1,415 100.0 23.3 29.7 47.0 20.6 26.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

677 100.0 26.4 32.5 41.1 22.4 18.7

Job leavers

761 100.0 35.7 32.2 32.1 17.4 14.7

Reentrants

1,836 100.0 28.0 23.0 48.9 18.4 30.6

New entrants

530 100.0 30.4 37.3 32.4 9.9 22.5

Men, 20 years and over

2,983 100.0 27.2 26.5 46.3 23.6 22.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,732 100.0 27.2 29.1 43.7 25.9 17.8

On temporary layoff

452 100.0 35.3 23.1 41.6 36.7 4.8

Not on temporary layoff

1,279 100.0 24.3 31.2 44.5 22.1 22.4

Permanent job losers

864 100.0 22.6 31.6 45.8 21.5 24.3

Persons who completed temporary jobs

415 100.0 28.0 30.2 41.8 23.2 18.6

Job leavers

333 100.0 39.5 29.6 30.8 16.8 14.1

Reentrants

836 100.0 22.7 19.5 57.8 23.3 34.6

New entrants

82 100.0 21.4 32.4 46.2 5.6 40.6

Women, 20 years and over

2,307 100.0 29.5 28.3 42.2 17.3 24.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

974 100.0 32.0 27.5 40.5 17.5 23.0

On temporary layoff

217 100.0 64.3 19.9 15.9 10.7 5.1

Not on temporary layoff

756 100.0 22.7 29.7 47.6 19.4 28.1

Permanent job losers

517 100.0 21.7 28.1 50.2 18.6 31.6

Persons who completed temporary jobs

239 100.0 24.9 33.3 41.9 21.2 20.6

Job leavers

395 100.0 31.9 33.8 34.3 18.0 16.3

Reentrants

784 100.0 26.3 25.4 48.3 16.2 32.2

New entrants

154 100.0 24.2 34.0 41.8 19.9 21.9

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

642 100.0 45.4 34.6 20.0 8.7 11.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

100 100.0 52.7 30.3 16.9 16.9 0.0

On temporary layoff

44 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

56 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

33 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

23 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

32 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

216 100.0 55.0 28.1 16.9 7.5 9.4

New entrants

294 100.0 36.1 40.3 23.6 5.8 17.8

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: May 04, 2018