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
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

12,506 11,460 5,984 5,568 5,125 4,565 1,397 1,327

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,877 6,073 3,996 3,582 2,705 2,322 176 170

On temporary layoff

1,183 1,136 726 694 399 387 59 55

Not on temporary layoff

5,694 4,937 3,270 2,888 2,307 1,935 117 115

Permanent job losers

4,447 3,720 2,515 2,140 1,863 1,510 69 69

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,247 1,218 754 748 444 424 48 46

Job leavers

967 932 464 440 460 439 43 53

Reentrants

3,345 3,207 1,250 1,285 1,676 1,536 419 386

New entrants

1,316 1,247 274 261 284 269 758 718

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

55.0 53.0 66.8 64.3 52.8 50.9 12.6 12.8

On temporary layoff

9.5 9.9 12.1 12.5 7.8 8.5 4.2 4.1

Not on temporary layoff

45.5 43.1 54.6 51.9 45.0 42.4 8.4 8.7

Job leavers

7.7 8.1 7.8 7.9 9.0 9.6 3.1 4.0

Reentrants

26.7 28.0 20.9 23.1 32.7 33.6 30.0 29.1

New entrants

10.5 10.9 4.6 4.7 5.5 5.9 54.3 54.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.4 3.9 5.0 4.5 3.9 3.3 3.0 2.9

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.9

Reentrants

2.2 2.1 1.6 1.6 2.4 2.2 7.2 6.7

New entrants

0.8 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 13.0 12.4

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2014