HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2012 2013 2014 2015
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,505 6,458 6,172 5,880 5,795 5,410 4,961 4,713 4,380 4,205 4,151 4,004 3,871

On temporary layoff

1,096 1,135 1,109 1,100 1,229 1,031 1,004 1,006 967 983 1,013 953 938

Not on temporary layoff

5,410 5,323 5,064 4,780 4,566 4,379 3,957 3,707 3,414 3,222 3,138 3,052 2,934

Permanent job losers

4,177 4,042 3,805 3,621 3,397 3,255 2,893 2,642 2,433 2,264 2,187 2,165 2,090

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,233 1,282 1,259 1,159 1,169 1,124 1,064 1,065 980 958 950 886 843

Job leavers

988 972 945 941 869 805 838 844 808 867 805 803 804

Reentrants

3,398 3,330 3,270 3,176 3,040 2,957 2,732 2,857 2,764 2,711 2,573 2,409 2,454

New entrants

1,307 1,278 1,277 1,247 1,186 1,185 1,065 1,079 1,022 929 920 835 839


PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

53.3 53.7 52.9 52.3 53.2 52.2 51.7 49.6 48.8 48.3 49.1 49.7 48.6

On temporary layoff

9.0 9.4 9.5 9.8 11.3 10.0 10.5 10.6 10.8 11.3 12.0 11.8 11.8

Not on temporary layoff

44.3 44.2 43.4 42.5 41.9 42.3 41.2 39.1 38.0 37.0 37.1 37.9 36.8

Job leavers

8.1 8.1 8.1 8.4 8.0 7.8 8.7 8.9 9.0 9.9 9.5 10.0 10.1

Reentrants

27.9 27.7 28.0 28.2 27.9 28.6 28.5 30.1 30.8 31.1 30.5 29.9 30.8

New entrants

10.7 10.6 10.9 11.1 10.9 11.4 11.1 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.9 10.4 10.5


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.2 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

2.2 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6

New entrants

0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 08, 2016