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.


Louisiana and Rhode Island data for the 2nd quarter 2015 are missing.


For individuals receiving a UI first payment during the period July 2014 to June 2015, 68.7 percent were reemployed in the subsequent quarter, covering the period October 2014 to September 2015. The reemployment rate increased from 75.5 percent for first payment recipients during the January to March 2015 quarter, to 66.4 percent for first payment recipients during the April to June 2015 quarter.

Reemployment for claimants who were not exempt from work search or Employment Service registration requirements decreased nearly 7 percentage points to 63.1 percent for claimants receiving a UI first payment during the 2nd quarter of calendar year 2015 (reemployment during the July to September 2015 quarter). Reemployment for Exempt claimants decreased 8.7 percentage points to 81.2 percent.

The number of first payment recipients in the April to June 2015 quarter decreased to 1.40 million, compared with 2.12 million during the January to March 2015 quarter. Just slightly over 81 percent of the UI first payment recipients during the April to June 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 April to June 2015 quarter who found jobs within the same state as the liable state for the UI claim decreased by 10.6 percentage points to 61.1 percent. The out-of-state reemployment rate increased slightly (1.5 percentage points) to 5.3 percent.

States in the San Francisco Region reported the highest reemployment rate for the four quarters ending June 2015, 76.6 percent (reflecting reemployment from October 2014 to September 2015). States in the Dallas Region reported the lowest reemployment rate (55.7 percent).

UI Reemployment Rates by Region

(Current vs. Previous 4 - Quarter Period)

Region Reemployment Type Previous Period Current Period Difference
(Pct. Pts.)
BOS Intrastate 56.82% 57.14% 0.32
Out-of-State 5.81% 5.82% 0.01
Total 62.63% 62.96% 0.33
 
PHL Intrastate 61.04% 61.80% 0.76
Out-of-State 5.78% 5.75% -0.03
Total 66.82% 67.55% 0.73
 
ATL Intrastate 58.81% 59.07% 0.26
Out-of-State 5.04% 5.06% 0.02
Total 63.85% 64.13% 0.28
 
DAL Intrastate 56.11% 55.71% -0.4
Out-of-State 7.26% 7.37% 0.11
Total 63.37% 63.08% -0.29
 
CHI Intrastate 65.21% 65.84% 0.63
Out-of-State 3.67% 3.50% -0.17
Total 68.88% 69.34% 0.46
 
SF Intrastate 73.65% 76.62% 2.97
Out-of-State 2.03% 1.97% -0.06
Total 75.68% 78.59% 2.91
 
US Intrastate 63.17% 64.15% 0.98
Out-of-State 4.54% 4.50% -0.04
Total 67.71% 68.65% 0.94
This report was produced on 23 March 2016 by:
Office of Unemployment Insurance, Division of Performance Management

States in the San Francisco Region reported increases in their reemployment rates of slightly less than three percentage points for the four quarters ending June 2015 (reflecting reemployment from October 2014 to June 2015). The reemployment rate for the states in the Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Chicago Region’s; also increased slightly averaging 0.5 percentage points. The remaining Region Dallas decreased slightly by -0.5 percentage point.