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
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,915 8,033 2,544 2,429 483 448 2,514 2,257

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,094 4,412 1,270 1,189 246 209 1,390 1,205

On temporary layoff

977 925 138 144 28 24 272 243

Not on temporary layoff

4,117 3,488 1,131 1,045 218 186 1,118 962

Permanent job losers

3,255 2,662 835 748 186 150 814 681

Persons who completed temporary jobs

862 826 296 296 32 36 304 281

Job leavers

729 701 156 151 34 30 164 148

Reentrants

2,247 2,124 789 772 137 142 649 609

New entrants

845 796 329 317 67 66 312 295

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

57.1 54.9 49.9 49.0 50.9 46.8 55.3 53.4

On temporary layoff

11.0 11.5 5.4 5.9 5.7 5.3 10.8 10.8

Not on temporary layoff

46.2 43.4 44.5 43.0 45.1 41.5 44.5 42.6

Job leavers

8.2 8.7 6.1 6.2 7.0 6.8 6.5 6.6

Reentrants

25.2 26.4 31.0 31.8 28.3 31.6 25.8 27.0

New entrants

9.5 9.9 12.9 13.0 13.9 14.8 12.4 13.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.1 3.6 6.9 6.4 3.0 2.4 5.7 4.9

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.6

Reentrants

1.8 1.7 4.3 4.2 1.7 1.7 2.7 2.5

New entrants

0.7 0.6 1.8 1.7 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.2

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 26, 2014