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A-34. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, age, and duration of unemployment
[Percent distribution]
Reason, sex, and age October 2019
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

5,510 100.0 31.9 30.0 38.2 15.5 22.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,340 100.0 37.5 27.3 35.2 16.0 19.3

On temporary layoff

468 100.0 64.0 27.1 8.9 6.6 2.2

Not on temporary layoff

1,872 100.0 30.8 27.3 41.8 18.3 23.5

Permanent job losers

1,216 100.0 26.6 26.0 47.4 22.1 25.3

Persons who completed temporary jobs

656 100.0 38.7 29.8 31.5 11.3 20.2

Job leavers

859 100.0 32.7 35.0 32.3 12.7 19.6

Reentrants

1,719 100.0 27.7 31.0 41.3 13.9 27.4

New entrants

592 100.0 20.6 30.3 49.2 22.6 26.6

Men, 20 years and over

2,534 100.0 29.7 29.7 40.6 14.4 26.2

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,269 100.0 36.1 27.8 36.1 15.3 20.8

On temporary layoff

246 100.0 66.4 22.7 10.9 7.2 3.7

Not on temporary layoff

1,024 100.0 28.9 29.0 42.1 17.2 24.9

Permanent job losers

695 100.0 24.8 29.6 45.6 20.0 25.6

Persons who completed temporary jobs

329 100.0 37.4 27.9 34.7 11.2 23.5

Job leavers

406 100.0 28.3 37.5 34.3 11.8 22.5

Reentrants

667 100.0 21.0 30.4 48.6 13.6 35.0

New entrants

192 100.0 20.3 24.0 55.8 16.3 39.4

Women, 20 years and over

2,307 100.0 32.8 28.2 39.0 17.2 21.8

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

968 100.0 36.2 27.0 36.8 18.4 18.4

On temporary layoff

189 100.0 58.0 34.6 7.4 7.0 0.3

Not on temporary layoff

779 100.0 30.9 25.1 44.0 21.1 22.8

Permanent job losers

490 100.0 27.0 21.2 51.9 26.0 25.9

Persons who completed temporary jobs

289 100.0 37.6 31.9 30.5 12.9 17.6

Job leavers

387 100.0 34.6 33.3 32.1 13.3 18.8

Reentrants

852 100.0 30.6 27.3 42.1 16.2 25.9

New entrants

100 100.0 10.4 27.8 61.9 29.5 32.4

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

668 100.0 37.0 36.8 26.2 14.2 12.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

103 100.0 65.8 23.9 10.4 1.9 8.5

On temporary layoff

33 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

70 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

31 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

39 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

65 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

200 100.0 37.5 48.4 14.1 5.2 8.9

New entrants

299 100.0 24.2 35.2 40.6 24.3 16.3

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: November 01, 2019