Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,649 4,176 3,995 6,162 4,862 4,859 4,836 4,530 4,358

On temporary layoff

1,059 608 593 1,507 1,029 996 1,085 925 865

Not on temporary layoff

4,590 3,567 3,402 4,655 3,833 3,863 3,752 3,606 3,493

Permanent job losers

3,478 2,622 2,458 3,496 2,806 2,718 2,653 2,665 2,492

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,112 946 944 1,159 1,027 1,145 1,098 940 1,001

Job leavers

883 892 803 842 854 862 860 829 794

Reentrants

3,071 2,851 2,863 3,104 2,707 2,848 2,845 2,809 2,871

New entrants

1,171 1,043 1,019 1,217 1,064 1,087 1,066 1,105 1,063

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

52.4 46.6 46.0 54.4 51.2 50.3 50.3 48.9 48.0

On temporary layoff

9.8 6.8 6.8 13.3 10.8 10.3 11.3 10.0 9.5

Not on temporary layoff

42.6 39.8 39.2 41.1 40.4 40.0 39.1 38.9 38.4

Job leavers

8.2 10.0 9.3 7.4 9.0 8.9 9.0 8.9 8.7

Reentrants

28.5 31.8 33.0 27.4 28.5 29.5 29.6 30.3 31.6

New entrants

10.9 11.6 11.7 10.7 11.2 11.3 11.1 11.9 11.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.6 2.7 2.6 4.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.8

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

2.0 1.8 1.8 2.0 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8

New entrants

0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7

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

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Last Modified Date: November 07, 2014