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.


Connecticut data for the 2nd quarter 2016 is missing.


For individuals receiving a UI first payment during the period July 2015 to June 2016, 68.3 percent were reemployed in the subsequent quarter, covering the period October 2015 to September 2016. The reemployment rate decreased from 73.6 percent for first payment recipients during the January to March 2016 quarter, to 66.0 percent for first payment recipients during the April to June 2016 quarter.

Reemployment for claimants who were not exempt from work search or Employment Service registration requirements decreased 5.3 percentage points to 62.8 percent for claimants receiving a UI first payment during the 2nd quarter of calendar year 2016 (reemployment during the July to September 2016 quarter). Reemployment for Exempt claimants decreased 10.1 percentage points to 77.9 percent.

The number of first payment recipients in the April to June 2016 quarter decreased to 1.33 million, compared with 1.98 million during the January to March 2016 quarter. Just over 78 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 2016 quarter who found jobs within the same state as the liable state for the UI claim decreased by 8.7 percentage points to 61 percent. The out-of-state reemployment rate increased slightly above (1.2 percentage points) to 5.0 percent.

States in the San Francisco Region reported the highest reemployment rate for the four quarters ending June 2016, 78 percent (reflecting reemployment from October 2015 to September 2016). States in the Dallas Region reported the lowest reemployment rate (52 percent).

UI Reemployment Rates by Region

(Current vs. Previous 4 - Quarter Period)

Region Reemployment Type Previous Period Current Period Difference
(Pct. Pts.)
BOS Intrastate 57.48% 57.88% 0.4
Out-of-State 5.54% 5.47% -0.07
Total 63.02% 63.35% 0.33
 
PHL Intrastate 62.17% 62.43% 0.26
Out-of-State 5.19% 5.39% 0.20
Total 67.36% 67.82% 0.46
 
ATL Intrastate 54.90% 54.23% -0.67
Out-of-State 4.88% 4.65% -0.23
Total 59.78% 58.88% -0.9
 
DAL Intrastate 52.84% 52.04% -0.8
Out-of-State 6.90% 7.00% 0.1
Total 59.74% 59.04% -0.7
 
CHI Intrastate 66.99% 66.86% -0.13
Out-of-State 3.85% 3.75% -0.1
Total 70.84% 70.61% -0.23
 
SF Intrastate 77.55% 77.97% 0.42
Out-of-State 2.13% 2.06% -0.07
Total 79.68% 80.04% 0.36
 
US Intrastate 63.83% 63.87% 0.04
Out-of-State 4.44% 4.39% -0.05
Total 68.28% 68.26% -0.02
This report was produced on March 27, 2017 by:
Office of Unemployment Insurance, Division of Performance Management

States in the Philidelphia Region reported increases in their reemployment rates of slightly less than one percentage points for the four quarters ending June 2016 (reflecting reemployment from October 2015 to September 2016). The reemployment rate for the states in the Chicago Region; decreased slightly by less than 1.0 percentage point, led by a decline in Indiana of over 15 percentage points.