HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-32. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total,
16 years
and over
Men,
20 years
and over
Women,
20 years
and over
Both sexes,
16 to 19
years
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

10,893 9,095 5,645 4,723 4,175 3,468 1,073 904

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,024 4,721 3,724 2,964 2,127 1,635 172 123

On temporary layoff

1,341 1,349 904 937 360 360 77 53

Not on temporary layoff

4,682 3,372 2,820 2,027 1,768 1,275 95 70

Permanent job losers

3,366 2,316 1,980 1,346 1,333 925 53 46

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,316 1,056 840 681 434 350 42 24

Job leavers

813 894 421 434 335 417 57 42

Reentrants

2,974 2,635 1,206 1,119 1,454 1,230 314 286

New entrants

1,083 845 294 206 258 187 530 452

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

55.3 51.9 66.0 62.8 51.0 47.1 16.0 13.6

On temporary layoff

12.3 14.8 16.0 19.8 8.6 10.4 7.2 5.8

Not on temporary layoff

43.0 37.1 50.0 42.9 42.3 36.8 8.8 7.8

Job leavers

7.5 9.8 7.5 9.2 8.0 12.0 5.3 4.7

Reentrants

27.3 29.0 21.4 23.7 34.8 35.5 29.2 31.7

New entrants

9.9 9.3 5.2 4.4 6.2 5.4 49.4 50.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.9 3.0 4.7 3.7 3.0 2.3 3.4 2.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.1 0.8

Reentrants

1.9 1.7 1.5 1.4 2.1 1.7 6.3 5.4

New entrants

0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 10.6 8.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: March 06, 2015