HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-17. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
3rd
2013
3rd
2014
3rd
2013
3rd
2014
3rd
2013
3rd
2014
3rd
2013
3rd
2014
3rd
2013
3rd
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

11,477 9,686 7,963 6,525 2,471 2,228 462 388 2,273 1,853

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,753 4,598 4,185 3,197 1,120 1,013 187 181 1,163 850

On temporary layoff

1,018 936 795 721 173 156 23 25 191 175

Not on temporary layoff

4,735 3,662 3,390 2,476 947 858 164 156 973 675

Permanent job losers

3,597 2,616 2,576 1,810 696 573 143 120 679 435

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,138 1,045 813 667 251 285 21 36 294 240

Job leavers

1,005 901 752 669 174 142 29 38 147 152

Reentrants

3,291 2,956 2,154 1,886 797 749 160 113 646 572

New entrants

1,428 1,231 871 773 379 324 86 57 316 280

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

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

50.1 47.5 52.6 49.0 45.3 45.5 40.4 46.6 51.2 45.9

On temporary layoff

8.9 9.7 10.0 11.0 7.0 7.0 4.9 6.4 8.4 9.4

Not on temporary layoff

41.3 37.8 42.6 38.0 38.3 38.5 35.5 40.2 42.8 36.4

Job leavers

8.8 9.3 9.4 10.3 7.1 6.4 6.2 9.7 6.5 8.2

Reentrants

28.7 30.5 27.1 28.9 32.3 33.6 34.7 29.1 28.4 30.9

New entrants

12.4 12.7 10.9 11.8 15.4 14.5 18.7 14.7 13.9 15.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.7 2.9 3.4 2.6 6.0 5.3 2.2 2.1 4.7 3.3

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

2.1 1.9 1.7 1.5 4.3 3.9 1.9 1.3 2.6 2.2

New entrants

0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 2.0 1.7 1.0 0.7 1.3 1.1

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: October 03, 2014