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 February 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

9,095 100.0 24.0 29.3 46.7 16.3 30.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,721 100.0 26.3 31.5 42.2 16.7 25.6

On temporary layoff

1,349 100.0 42.1 41.9 16.0 12.6 3.4

Not on temporary layoff

3,372 100.0 19.9 27.3 52.8 18.3 34.5

Permanent job losers

2,316 100.0 17.8 25.2 57.0 19.8 37.2

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,056 100.0 24.6 31.9 43.5 15.0 28.5

Job leavers

894 100.0 28.5 34.8 36.7 14.4 22.2

Reentrants

2,635 100.0 17.8 26.1 56.1 16.0 40.1

New entrants

845 100.0 26.0 21.1 52.9 17.3 35.6

Men, 20 years and over

4,723 100.0 23.4 29.7 46.8 16.2 30.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,964 100.0 25.8 32.3 41.8 16.8 25.0

On temporary layoff

937 100.0 38.2 43.9 17.8 13.9 4.0

Not on temporary layoff

2,027 100.0 20.1 27.0 52.9 18.2 34.7

Permanent job losers

1,346 100.0 16.1 24.6 59.2 19.8 39.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

681 100.0 27.9 31.6 40.5 15.1 25.4

Job leavers

434 100.0 27.4 32.9 39.7 15.0 24.7

Reentrants

1,119 100.0 17.3 24.1 58.6 13.8 44.8

New entrants

206 100.0 13.6 16.7 69.6 22.9 46.7

Women, 20 years and over

3,468 100.0 23.4 27.1 49.6 16.5 33.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,635 100.0 26.5 29.4 44.2 16.4 27.7

On temporary layoff

360 100.0 49.2 38.5 12.3 9.9 2.4

Not on temporary layoff

1,275 100.0 20.1 26.8 53.2 18.3 34.9

Permanent job losers

925 100.0 20.3 24.8 54.8 19.7 35.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

350 100.0 19.3 31.9 48.9 14.4 34.4

Job leavers

417 100.0 27.7 35.7 36.6 14.9 21.7

Reentrants

1,230 100.0 16.8 23.8 59.4 17.7 41.7

New entrants

187 100.0 30.0 9.5 60.5 13.2 47.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

904 100.0 29.7 35.1 35.2 16.1 19.1

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

123 100.0 35.0 38.9 26.2 15.3 10.9

On temporary layoff

53 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

70 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

46 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

24 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

42 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

286 100.0 24.3 43.5 32.2 17.5 14.7

New entrants

452 100.0 29.9 27.9 42.2 16.5 25.7

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: March 06, 2015