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
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,977 4,149 3,716 4,130 3,796 3,664 3,749 3,835 3,855

On temporary layoff

871 1,106 748 959 937 923 960 921 841

Not on temporary layoff

3,106 3,044 2,968 3,171 2,859 2,741 2,790 2,914 3,014

Permanent job losers

2,224 2,153 2,065 2,230 2,044 1,876 1,969 2,068 2,058

Persons who completed temporary jobs

882 891 903 941 815 865 821 845 957

Job leavers

780 829 810 824 821 766 760 833 851

Reentrants

2,465 2,450 2,163 2,649 2,476 2,468 2,467 2,495 2,357

New entrants

745 688 724 867 858 827 833 778 839

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

49.9 51.1 50.1 48.8 47.7 47.4 48.0 48.3 48.8

On temporary layoff

10.9 13.6 10.1 11.3 11.8 11.9 12.3 11.6 10.6

Not on temporary layoff

39.0 37.5 40.0 37.4 36.0 35.5 35.7 36.7 38.2

Job leavers

9.8 10.2 10.9 9.7 10.3 9.9 9.7 10.5 10.8

Reentrants

30.9 30.2 29.2 31.3 31.1 31.9 31.6 31.4 29.8

New entrants

9.4 8.5 9.8 10.2 10.8 10.7 10.7 9.8 10.6

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.6 1.5 1.4 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

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

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