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
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

10,855 9,498 5,562 4,815 4,228 3,660 1,065 1,023

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,152 4,912 3,783 2,943 2,171 1,778 198 191

On temporary layoff

1,493 1,328 1,000 857 394 392 99 79

Not on temporary layoff

4,660 3,584 2,783 2,087 1,777 1,386 100 112

Permanent job losers

3,460 2,491 2,067 1,399 1,352 1,021 41 70

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,199 1,093 715 687 425 365 59 41

Job leavers

825 868 393 425 391 396 42 47

Reentrants

2,869 2,832 1,138 1,196 1,423 1,288 308 348

New entrants

1,008 885 248 251 244 197 517 437

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

56.7 51.7 68.0 61.1 51.4 48.6 18.6 18.7

On temporary layoff

13.8 14.0 18.0 17.8 9.3 10.7 9.2 7.8

Not on temporary layoff

42.9 37.7 50.0 43.3 42.0 37.9 9.4 10.9

Job leavers

7.6 9.1 7.1 8.8 9.2 10.8 4.0 4.6

Reentrants

26.4 29.8 20.5 24.8 33.6 35.2 28.9 34.0

New entrants

9.3 9.3 4.5 5.2 5.8 5.4 48.5 42.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.0 3.1 4.8 3.7 3.1 2.5 3.9 3.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.9

Reentrants

1.9 1.8 1.4 1.5 2.0 1.8 6.1 6.5

New entrants

0.7 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 10.2 8.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 06, 2015