HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
29. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, age, and duration of unemployment
[Percent distribution]
Reason, sex, and age 2015
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

8,296 100.0 28.9 27.7 43.3 15.3 28.1

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,063 100.0 31.2 28.0 40.8 15.3 25.5

On temporary layoff

974 100.0 55.2 31.1 13.7 9.8 3.8

Not on temporary layoff

3,089 100.0 23.6 27.1 49.3 17.0 32.3

Permanent job losers

2,178 100.0 21.2 26.4 52.4 17.6 34.8

Persons who completed temporary jobs

910 100.0 29.5 28.5 42.0 15.4 26.6

Job leavers

819 100.0 32.4 30.7 36.9 14.8 22.1

Reentrants

2,535 100.0 24.6 25.8 49.6 15.6 34.0

New entrants

879 100.0 27.5 29.4 43.1 14.8 28.3

Men, 20 years and over

3,959 100.0 26.8 26.2 47.1 15.5 31.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,361 100.0 30.1 27.1 42.8 15.8 27.0

On temporary layoff

563 100.0 53.4 29.9 16.7 12.5 4.2

Not on temporary layoff

1,798 100.0 22.8 26.2 51.0 16.9 34.1

Permanent job losers

1,240 100.0 19.6 25.3 55.0 17.7 37.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

558 100.0 29.9 28.0 42.1 15.1 27.0

Job leavers

379 100.0 29.5 29.4 41.2 15.1 26.1

Reentrants

1,014 100.0 20.3 23.6 56.1 15.0 41.1

New entrants

206 100.0 15.2 23.1 61.7 15.0 46.7

Women, 20 years and over

3,371 100.0 28.3 28.2 43.5 15.4 28.1

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,570 100.0 30.8 29.7 39.6 14.9 24.7

On temporary layoff

362 100.0 55.0 35.0 10.1 6.7 3.4

Not on temporary layoff

1,208 100.0 23.5 28.1 48.4 17.3 31.1

Permanent job losers

888 100.0 22.2 27.6 50.2 17.8 32.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

320 100.0 27.3 29.4 43.3 16.0 27.3

Job leavers

389 100.0 33.1 31.3 35.6 15.6 20.0

Reentrants

1,220 100.0 24.6 25.8 49.6 16.3 33.3

New entrants

192 100.0 21.7 25.2 53.1 13.4 39.7

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

966 100.0 39.9 32.6 27.5 14.0 13.5

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

132 100.0 55.7 25.7 18.6 10.1 8.5

On temporary layoff

50 100.0 77.7 16.5 5.8 2.9 3.0

Not on temporary layoff

83 100.0 42.4 31.3 26.3 14.5 11.8

Permanent job losers

50 100.0 42.2 32.9 24.8 13.0 11.9

Persons who completed temporary jobs

32 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

51 100.0 48.9 36.5 14.6 7.4 7.2

Reentrants

301 100.0 39.2 33.0 27.8 14.6 13.3

New entrants

481 100.0 35.1 33.8 31.1 15.3 15.8

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 35,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 10, 2016