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.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Aug.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,987 3,869 3,787 4,014 3,855 3,573 3,776 3,739 3,791

On temporary layoff

954 1,165 1,000 968 841 829 1,097 997 998

Not on temporary layoff

3,032 2,704 2,787 3,046 3,014 2,744 2,679 2,743 2,792

Permanent job losers

2,116 2,014 1,987 2,137 2,058 1,982 1,917 2,021 2,005

Persons who completed temporary jobs

916 690 800 909 957 762 763 722 787

Job leavers

849 865 967 787 851 796 828 824 885

Reentrants

2,389 2,429 2,283 2,344 2,357 2,209 2,268 2,298 2,271

New entrants

938 1,104 959 846 839 865 902 826 861

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

48.8 46.8 47.4 50.2 48.8 48.0 48.6 48.6 48.6

On temporary layoff

11.7 14.1 12.5 12.1 10.6 11.1 14.1 13.0 12.8

Not on temporary layoff

37.2 32.7 34.9 38.1 38.2 36.9 34.5 35.7 35.8

Job leavers

10.4 10.5 12.1 9.9 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.7 11.3

Reentrants

29.3 29.4 28.5 29.3 29.8 29.7 29.2 29.9 29.1

New entrants

11.5 13.4 12.0 10.6 10.6 11.6 11.6 10.7 11.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6

Reentrants

1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4

New entrants

0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5

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

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