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 December 2017
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

6,278 100.0 34.1 29.4 36.4 13.8 22.6

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,298 100.0 39.7 29.9 30.4 12.7 17.7

On temporary layoff

1,010 100.0 66.8 26.1 7.1 5.3 1.8

Not on temporary layoff

2,288 100.0 27.7 31.5 40.7 16.0 24.7

Permanent job losers

1,604 100.0 28.1 28.0 43.9 17.8 26.1

Persons who completed temporary jobs

684 100.0 26.9 39.9 33.2 12.0 21.2

Job leavers

673 100.0 34.1 33.2 32.7 13.0 19.7

Reentrants

1,827 100.0 26.1 28.9 45.0 13.4 31.5

New entrants

480 100.0 26.5 23.1 50.4 23.7 26.7

Men, 20 years and over

3,168 100.0 34.5 29.1 36.4 12.7 23.7

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,996 100.0 39.0 31.1 29.9 12.3 17.7

On temporary layoff

630 100.0 65.6 26.4 8.0 6.3 1.7

Not on temporary layoff

1,365 100.0 26.7 33.2 40.1 15.0 25.0

Permanent job losers

936 100.0 27.7 27.9 44.4 17.5 27.0

Persons who completed temporary jobs

429 100.0 24.7 44.7 30.6 9.7 20.8

Job leavers

330 100.0 41.9 26.6 31.6 14.4 17.2

Reentrants

755 100.0 20.4 27.1 52.4 12.6 39.9

New entrants

87 100.0 25.5 11.6 62.9 16.7 46.2

Women, 20 years and over

2,462 100.0 32.2 28.7 39.0 14.1 25.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,196 100.0 40.0 26.9 33.2 14.1 19.1

On temporary layoff

327 100.0 69.0 24.4 6.6 4.2 2.3

Not on temporary layoff

869 100.0 29.0 27.8 43.2 17.8 25.4

Permanent job losers

642 100.0 28.2 27.8 44.0 18.3 25.7

Persons who completed temporary jobs

227 100.0 31.4 27.9 40.7 16.2 24.5

Job leavers

315 100.0 26.3 39.3 34.4 10.5 24.0

Reentrants

820 100.0 24.4 28.6 47.0 15.3 31.7

New entrants

131 100.0 25.3 20.9 53.7 14.6 39.1

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

648 100.0 39.6 33.6 26.8 18.4 8.4

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

106 100.0 49.9 41.3 8.8 6.8 2.0

On temporary layoff

52 100.0 - - - - -

Not on temporary layoff

54 100.0 - - - - -

Permanent job losers

26 100.0 - - - - -

Persons who completed temporary jobs

27 100.0 - - - - -

Job leavers

28 100.0 - - - - -

Reentrants

252 100.0 48.9 35.2 15.9 9.7 6.2

New entrants

262 100.0 27.5 28.0 44.6 30.6 14.0

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: January 05, 2018