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 August 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

7,996 100.0 28.9 34.3 36.8 11.8 25.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,787 100.0 30.7 34.9 34.3 11.4 23.0

On temporary layoff

1,000 100.0 45.1 48.0 7.0 3.9 3.1

Not on temporary layoff

2,787 100.0 25.6 30.2 44.2 14.1 30.1

Permanent job losers

1,987 100.0 22.9 28.5 48.5 15.5 33.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

800 100.0 32.3 34.5 33.3 10.5 22.7

Job leavers

967 100.0 36.4 35.7 27.8 8.4 19.5

Reentrants

2,283 100.0 25.5 29.1 45.4 14.6 30.8

New entrants

959 100.0 21.9 43.0 35.0 10.6 24.5

Men, 20 years and over

3,487 100.0 29.3 30.2 40.5 12.2 28.3

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,912 100.0 31.0 33.0 36.0 11.9 24.1

On temporary layoff

382 100.0 57.1 35.1 7.8 5.5 2.4

Not on temporary layoff

1,531 100.0 24.5 32.5 43.0 13.5 29.5

Permanent job losers

1,095 100.0 21.2 30.1 48.6 14.6 34.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

435 100.0 32.8 38.4 28.8 10.8 18.1

Job leavers

424 100.0 38.9 31.4 29.7 9.0 20.7

Reentrants

950 100.0 24.7 23.3 52.0 14.2 37.8

New entrants

200 100.0 14.6 33.6 51.8 12.6 39.2

Women, 20 years and over

3,514 100.0 27.5 36.0 36.5 11.7 24.8

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,767 100.0 28.8 37.8 33.3 11.0 22.3

On temporary layoff

595 100.0 36.5 57.2 6.4 3.1 3.3

Not on temporary layoff

1,173 100.0 25.0 28.0 47.0 15.0 32.0

Permanent job losers

836 100.0 24.0 26.9 49.1 16.6 32.5

Persons who completed temporary jobs

336 100.0 27.4 30.8 41.8 11.1 30.7

Job leavers

482 100.0 31.3 40.0 28.7 7.8 20.9

Reentrants

1,078 100.0 25.4 30.9 43.7 15.2 28.5

New entrants

187 100.0 16.5 38.3 45.3 7.9 37.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

996 100.0 32.2 42.9 24.9 11.0 13.9

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

108 100.0 56.8 21.4 21.8 8.8 13.1

On temporary layoff

24 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

84 100.0 53.9 20.6 25.5 11.2 14.2

Permanent job losers

55 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

28 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

61 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

254 100.0 28.5 43.3 28.2 13.2 15.0

New entrants

573 100.0 26.3 47.9 25.8 10.8 15.1

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: September 02, 2016