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
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,162 7,996 3,581 3,487 3,585 3,514 996 996

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,987 3,787 2,086 1,912 1,745 1,767 155 108

On temporary layoff

954 1,000 407 382 487 595 59 24

Not on temporary layoff

3,032 2,787 1,679 1,531 1,258 1,173 96 84

Permanent job losers

2,116 1,987 1,176 1,095 888 836 52 55

Persons who completed temporary jobs

916 800 503 435 370 336 43 28

Job leavers

849 967 378 424 395 482 76 61

Reentrants

2,389 2,283 935 950 1,226 1,078 227 254

New entrants

938 959 181 200 219 187 538 573

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

48.8 47.4 58.3 54.8 48.7 50.3 15.6 10.8

On temporary layoff

11.7 12.5 11.4 10.9 13.6 16.9 6.0 2.4

Not on temporary layoff

37.2 34.9 46.9 43.9 35.1 33.4 9.6 8.4

Job leavers

10.4 12.1 10.6 12.2 11.0 13.7 7.6 6.1

Reentrants

29.3 28.5 26.1 27.3 34.2 30.7 22.8 25.6

New entrants

11.5 12.0 5.1 5.7 6.1 5.3 54.0 57.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.6 1.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 1.3 0.9

Reentrants

1.5 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.7 1.5 3.8 3.9

New entrants

0.6 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 8.9 8.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2016