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
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,856 4,867 4,750 5,887 5,236 5,018 4,862 4,859 4,836

On temporary layoff

986 1,131 1,070 1,059 1,021 1,003 1,029 996 1,085

Not on temporary layoff

4,870 3,737 3,681 4,828 4,215 4,015 3,833 3,863 3,752

Permanent job losers

3,707 2,622 2,605 3,638 3,077 2,946 2,806 2,718 2,653

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,163 1,115 1,076 1,190 1,138 1,069 1,027 1,145 1,098

Job leavers

950 887 922 890 784 875 854 862 860

Reentrants

3,217 3,074 2,943 3,116 2,620 2,857 2,707 2,848 2,845

New entrants

1,439 1,479 1,171 1,295 1,043 1,062 1,064 1,087 1,066

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.1 47.2 48.5 52.6 54.1 51.1 51.2 50.3 50.3

On temporary layoff

8.6 11.0 10.9 9.5 10.5 10.2 10.8 10.3 11.3

Not on temporary layoff

42.5 36.3 37.6 43.2 43.5 40.9 40.4 40.0 39.1

Job leavers

8.3 8.6 9.4 8.0 8.1 8.9 9.0 8.9 9.0

Reentrants

28.1 29.8 30.1 27.9 27.1 29.1 28.5 29.5 29.6

New entrants

12.6 14.3 12.0 11.6 10.8 10.8 11.2 11.3 11.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.8 3.1 3.0 3.8 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

2.1 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.8

New entrants

0.9 0.9 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: September 05, 2014