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
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016
3rd
2015
3rd
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,198 7,974 5,570 5,484 1,853 1,681 338 389 1,708 1,565

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,900 3,731 2,804 2,651 821 752 132 162 823 758

On temporary layoff

889 953 718 735 114 144 26 39 176 187

Not on temporary layoff

3,010 2,778 2,086 1,916 708 608 106 123 646 570

Permanent job losers

2,140 1,990 1,497 1,420 486 406 79 88 436 352

Persons who completed temporary jobs

870 788 588 495 221 202 28 35 210 218

Job leavers

858 941 601 686 156 157 36 47 172 128

Reentrants

2,489 2,360 1,620 1,563 614 533 97 121 486 456

New entrants

952 943 546 584 261 239 74 60 228 223

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

47.6 46.8 50.3 48.3 44.3 44.7 39.0 41.6 48.2 48.4

On temporary layoff

10.8 12.0 12.9 13.4 6.1 8.6 7.6 10.0 10.3 12.0

Not on temporary layoff

36.7 34.8 37.4 34.9 38.2 36.2 31.4 31.5 37.8 36.4

Job leavers

10.5 11.8 10.8 12.5 8.4 9.3 10.5 12.0 10.1 8.2

Reentrants

30.4 29.6 29.1 28.5 33.2 31.7 28.6 31.1 28.4 29.2

New entrants

11.6 11.8 9.8 10.6 14.1 14.2 21.9 15.3 13.4 14.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.3 2.3 2.1 4.2 3.8 1.4 1.7 3.1 2.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.5

Reentrants

1.6 1.5 1.3 1.2 3.2 2.7 1.1 1.2 1.9 1.7

New entrants

0.6 0.6 0.4 0.5 1.3 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.8

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 07, 2016