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 January 2016
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

8,309 100.0 31.0 29.3 39.7 13.8 25.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,287 100.0 34.5 31.9 33.6 11.9 21.7

On temporary layoff

1,314 100.0 52.5 35.5 12.0 7.3 4.7

Not on temporary layoff

2,974 100.0 26.5 30.4 43.1 13.9 29.2

Permanent job losers

1,986 100.0 24.0 29.1 46.9 13.7 33.2

Persons who completed temporary jobs

988 100.0 31.6 32.8 35.5 14.3 21.2

Job leavers

774 100.0 32.4 29.7 37.9 12.7 25.2

Reentrants

2,537 100.0 27.2 26.7 46.1 16.2 29.9

New entrants

711 100.0 21.7 22.7 55.6 17.9 37.7

Men, 20 years and over

4,087 100.0 29.5 29.8 40.6 12.2 28.5

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,565 100.0 33.9 32.4 33.6 10.2 23.5

On temporary layoff

857 100.0 50.8 37.0 12.2 6.2 6.0

Not on temporary layoff

1,708 100.0 25.5 30.2 44.3 12.1 32.2

Permanent job losers

1,137 100.0 23.4 27.4 49.2 12.3 36.9

Persons who completed temporary jobs

571 100.0 29.6 35.7 34.7 11.8 22.9

Job leavers

359 100.0 26.4 28.5 45.1 12.9 32.2

Reentrants

982 100.0 23.4 25.9 50.7 15.5 35.2

New entrants

181 100.0 6.5 17.1 76.3 21.0 55.3

Women, 20 years and over

3,338 100.0 29.8 28.4 41.8 16.1 25.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,564 100.0 32.4 31.3 36.3 15.6 20.7

On temporary layoff

400 100.0 54.6 32.2 13.2 10.7 2.4

Not on temporary layoff

1,164 100.0 24.7 31.0 44.2 17.3 26.9

Permanent job losers

797 100.0 22.9 31.6 45.5 16.1 29.4

Persons who completed temporary jobs

367 100.0 28.7 29.9 41.4 20.0 21.5

Job leavers

350 100.0 34.0 30.3 35.7 13.6 22.1

Reentrants

1,227 100.0 26.6 25.7 47.7 16.7 31.0

New entrants

197 100.0 22.1 18.8 59.2 20.4 38.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

885 100.0 42.1 30.4 27.5 12.5 15.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

158 100.0 63.9 29.7 6.4 2.5 3.9

On temporary layoff

57 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

102 100.0 64.0 26.1 9.9 3.9 6.0

Permanent job losers

52 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

49 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

65 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

328 100.0 41.3 32.6 26.1 16.1 10.0

New entrants

333 100.0 29.7 28.1 42.2 14.7 27.5

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: February 05, 2016