HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
29. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, age, and duration of unemployment
[Percent distribution]
Reason, sex, and age 2014
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

9,617 100.0 25.7 25.3 49.0 15.6 33.5

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,878 100.0 27.3 25.0 47.7 15.5 32.2

On temporary layoff

1,007 100.0 54.1 30.4 15.4 10.4 5.1

Not on temporary layoff

3,871 100.0 20.4 23.6 56.0 16.8 39.3

Permanent job losers

2,812 100.0 18.3 22.8 59.0 17.1 41.9

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,059 100.0 25.9 25.8 48.3 16.0 32.3

Job leavers

824 100.0 28.6 29.7 41.7 16.4 25.3

Reentrants

2,829 100.0 22.1 23.7 54.2 15.4 38.8

New entrants

1,086 100.0 25.5 27.3 47.2 15.8 31.4

Men, 20 years and over

4,585 100.0 23.9 23.9 52.2 15.8 36.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,839 100.0 26.4 24.9 48.7 16.1 32.5

On temporary layoff

583 100.0 50.6 31.7 17.6 12.5 5.1

Not on temporary layoff

2,255 100.0 20.1 23.2 56.7 17.1 39.6

Permanent job losers

1,617 100.0 18.2 22.4 59.4 17.2 42.2

Persons who completed temporary jobs

638 100.0 25.0 25.1 49.9 16.9 33.0

Job leavers

392 100.0 27.6 29.2 43.2 15.8 27.4

Reentrants

1,109 100.0 18.0 20.5 61.5 15.3 46.2

New entrants

245 100.0 15.9 19.1 65.1 13.8 51.3

Women, 20 years and over

3,926 100.0 24.1 25.5 50.5 15.5 35.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,899 100.0 26.6 25.0 48.3 14.8 33.5

On temporary layoff

367 100.0 57.0 29.6 13.3 8.1 5.2

Not on temporary layoff

1,533 100.0 19.4 23.9 56.7 16.4 40.3

Permanent job losers

1,147 100.0 17.3 23.0 59.7 17.0 42.7

Persons who completed temporary jobs

386 100.0 25.3 26.7 48.0 14.8 33.2

Job leavers

388 100.0 27.0 30.0 42.9 18.0 24.9

Reentrants

1,393 100.0 20.9 25.1 54.0 15.4 38.6

New entrants

245 100.0 17.9 23.7 58.4 16.7 41.7

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

1,106 100.0 38.8 30.3 30.9 15.0 15.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

140 100.0 56.1 25.9 18.0 10.1 7.8

On temporary layoff

57 100.0 71.4 21.9 6.7 3.6 3.1

Not on temporary layoff

83 100.0 45.7 28.6 25.7 14.6 11.1

Permanent job losers

48 100.0 44.4 28.4 27.1 16.6 10.5

Persons who completed temporary jobs

35 100.0 47.3 28.9 23.7 11.9 11.9

Job leavers

44 100.0 51.5 31.2 17.3 7.5 9.8

Reentrants

327 100.0 40.9 28.8 30.3 15.6 14.7

New entrants

595 100.0 32.6 32.1 35.2 16.3 18.9

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2015