HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2011 2012 2013 2014
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

8,050 7,677 7,163 6,982 6,838 6,473 6,497 6,183 5,861 5,753 5,448 5,039 4,742

On temporary layoff

1,204 1,212 1,187 1,169 1,261 1,084 1,124 1,118 1,116 1,210 1,025 1,018 1,002

Not on temporary layoff

6,846 6,465 5,976 5,813 5,577 5,390 5,373 5,065 4,745 4,543 4,424 4,021 3,740

Permanent job losers

5,443 5,103 4,713 4,529 4,361 4,162 4,090 3,803 3,586 3,381 3,289 2,943 2,679

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,403 1,362 1,263 1,284 1,215 1,228 1,283 1,262 1,160 1,161 1,135 1,078 1,061

Job leavers

969 1,012 1,021 941 927 982 971 945 948 865 819 838 850

Reentrants

3,463 3,381 3,321 3,316 3,334 3,424 3,344 3,232 3,172 3,068 2,990 2,728 2,834

New entrants

1,305 1,289 1,342 1,341 1,277 1,317 1,285 1,258 1,251 1,196 1,194 1,056 1,086


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

58.4 57.5 55.8 55.5 55.2 53.1 53.7 53.2 52.2 52.9 52.1 52.2 49.9

On temporary layoff

8.7 9.1 9.2 9.3 10.2 8.9 9.3 9.6 9.9 11.1 9.8 10.5 10.5

Not on temporary layoff

49.7 48.4 46.5 46.2 45.1 44.2 44.4 43.6 42.2 41.7 42.3 41.6 39.3

Job leavers

7.0 7.6 7.9 7.5 7.5 8.1 8.0 8.1 8.4 7.9 7.8 8.7 8.9

Reentrants

25.1 25.3 25.8 26.4 26.9 28.1 27.6 27.8 28.2 28.2 28.6 28.2 29.8

New entrants

9.5 9.7 10.4 10.7 10.3 10.8 10.6 10.8 11.1 11.0 11.4 10.9 11.4


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5.2 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.0

Job leavers

0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8

New entrants

0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7

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

 

Last Modified Date: October 03, 2014