HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
27. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total,
16 years
and over
Men,
20 years
and over
Women,
20 years
and over
Both sexes,
16 to 19
years
2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

13,747 12,506 6,898 5,984 5,450 5,125 1,400 1,397

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

8,106 6,877 4,856 3,996 3,070 2,705 181 176

On temporary layoff

1,230 1,183 782 726 397 399 51 59

Not on temporary layoff

6,876 5,694 4,074 3,270 2,673 2,307 129 117

Permanent job losers

5,486 4,447 3,197 2,515 2,202 1,863 87 69

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,390 1,247 877 754 471 444 42 48

Job leavers

956 967 464 464 441 460 52 43

Reentrants

3,401 3,345 1,312 1,250 1,661 1,676 429 419

New entrants

1,284 1,316 267 274 279 284 739 758

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

59.0 55.0 70.4 66.8 56.3 52.8 12.9 12.6

On temporary layoff

8.9 9.5 11.3 12.1 7.3 7.8 3.7 4.2

Not on temporary layoff

50.0 45.5 59.1 54.6 49.0 45.0 9.2 8.4

Job leavers

7.0 7.7 6.7 7.8 8.1 9.0 3.7 3.1

Reentrants

24.7 26.7 19.0 20.9 30.5 32.7 30.6 30.0

New entrants

9.3 10.5 3.9 4.6 5.1 5.5 52.8 54.3

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5.3 4.4 6.1 5.0 4.5 3.9 3.2 3.0

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.7

Reentrants

2.2 2.2 1.7 1.6 2.4 2.4 7.5 7.2

New entrants

0.8 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 12.9 13.0

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013