Unemployment Insurance Reemployment Rates


Each calendar quarter states report, on the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) 9047 report, the number of UI first payments for which intrastate or out-of-state wages are reported in the subsequent quarter.


The following charts and tables summarize UI Reemployment by several criteria. The quarter-ending date refers to the quarter in which the claimant receives a first UI payment. Data are displayed by quarter or cumulatively for four quarters, as indicated.


Puerto Rico data for the 3rd quarter 2015 are missing.


For individuals receiving a UI first payment during the period October 2014 to September 2015, 68.9 percent were reemployed in the subsequent quarter, covering the period January 2015 to December 2015. The reemployment rate increased from 66.3 percent for first payment recipients during the April to June 2015 quarter, to 68.2 percent for first payment recipients during the July to September 2015 quarter.

Reemployment for claimants who were not exempt from work search or Employment Service registration requirements increased nearly 2 percentage points to 64.3 percent for claimants receiving a UI first payment during the 3rd quarter of calendar year 2015 (reemployment during the October to December 2015 quarter). Reemployment for Exempt claimants increased 4.2 percentage points to 85.4 percent.

The number of first payment recipients in the July to September 2015 quarter increased to 1.45 million, compared with 1.42 million during the April to June 2015 quarter. Just slightly over 81 percent of the UI first payment recipients during the July to September quarter were required to conduct an active work search and/or register with their state Employment Service.

The UI reemployment rate for first payment recipients in the July to September 2015 quarter who found jobs within the same state as the liable state for the UI claim increased by 2.4 percentage points to 63.5 percent. The out-of-state reemployment rate decreased slightly (0.5 percentage points) to 4.7 percent.

States in the San Francisco Region reported the highest reemployment rate for the four quarters ending September 2015, 77.0 percent (reflecting reemployment from January 2015 to December 2015). States in the Dallas Region reported the lowest reemployment rate (55.2 percent).

UI Reemployment Rates by Region

(Current vs. Previous 4 - Quarter Period)

Region Reemployment Type Previous Period Current Period Difference
(Pct. Pts.)
BOS Intrastate 57.14% 56.81% -0.33
Out-of-State 5.82% 5.57% -0.25
Total 62.96% 62.37% -0.59
 
PHL Intrastate 61.80% 62.32% 0.52
Out-of-State 5.75% 5.58% -0.17
Total 67.55% 67.90% 0.35
 
ATL Intrastate 59.07% 59.35% 0.28
Out-of-State 5.06% 5.14% 0.08
Total 64.13% 64.49% 0.36
 
DAL Intrastate 55.71% 55.17% -0.54
Out-of-State 7.37% 7.35% -0.02
Total 63.08% 62.52% -0.56
 
CHI Intrastate 65.84% 66.73% 0.89
Out-of-State 3.50% 3.49% -0.01
Total 69.34% 70.22% 0.88
 
SF Intrastate 76.62% 77.03% 0.41
Out-of-State 1.97% 2.03% 0.06
Total 78.59% 79.06% 0.47
 
US Intrastate 64.15% 64.40% 0.15
Out-of-State 4.50% 4.47 -0.03
Total 68.65% 68.87% 0.22
This report was produced on July 14, 2016 by:
Office of Unemployment Insurance, Division of Performance Management

States in the Chicago Region reported increases in their reemployment rates of slightly less than one percentage points for the four quarters ending September 2015 (reflecting reemployment from January 2015 to September 2015). The reemployment rate for the states in the Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Francisco Region’s; also increased slightly averaging 0.39 percentage points. The remaining Region’s Boston and Dallas decreased slightly averaging -0.56 percentage point.