HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
28. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
ethnicity
2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,033 6,540 2,429 2,141 448 436 2,257 1,878

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,412 3,451 1,189 1,005 209 200 1,205 938

On temporary layoff

925 808 144 127 24 23 243 205

Not on temporary layoff

3,488 2,643 1,045 878 186 178 962 734

Permanent job losers

2,662 1,946 748 606 150 141 681 494

Persons who completed temporary jobs

826 696 296 272 36 37 281 240

Job leavers

701 592 151 141 30 40 148 135

Reentrants

2,124 1,836 772 707 142 128 609 561

New entrants

796 660 317 287 66 67 295 243

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

54.9 52.8 49.0 46.9 46.8 46.0 53.4 50.0

On temporary layoff

11.5 12.4 5.9 6.0 5.3 5.2 10.8 10.9

Not on temporary layoff

43.4 40.4 43.0 41.0 41.5 40.8 42.6 39.1

Job leavers

8.7 9.1 6.2 6.6 6.8 9.2 6.6 7.2

Reentrants

26.4 28.1 31.8 33.0 31.6 29.5 27.0 29.9

New entrants

9.9 10.1 13.0 13.4 14.8 15.3 13.1 13.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.6 2.8 6.4 5.3 2.4 2.3 4.9 3.7

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.7 1.5 4.2 3.7 1.7 1.5 2.5 2.2

New entrants

0.6 0.5 1.7 1.5 0.8 0.8 1.2 1.0

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2015