HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-33. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason White Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino
ethnicity
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014
July
2013
July
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,486 6,968 2,513 2,355 488 389 2,398 2,007

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,396 3,387 1,109 1,058 168 178 1,157 863

On temporary layoff

1,059 879 209 182 31 17 256 180

Not on temporary layoff

3,338 2,508 900 876 137 161 901 683

Permanent job losers

2,570 1,798 675 550 119 135 663 419

Persons who completed temporary jobs

768 710 225 326 18 26 239 264

Job leavers

742 624 170 165 36 42 155 166

Reentrants

2,302 1,984 795 765 172 110 732 620

New entrants

1,046 973 439 366 112 59 353 359

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

51.8 48.6 44.1 44.9 34.5 45.8 48.3 43.0

On temporary layoff

12.5 12.6 8.3 7.7 6.4 4.3 10.7 9.0

Not on temporary layoff

39.3 36.0 35.8 37.2 28.0 41.5 37.6 34.0

Job leavers

8.7 9.0 6.8 7.0 7.3 10.8 6.5 8.3

Reentrants

27.1 28.5 31.6 32.5 35.2 28.2 30.5 30.9

New entrants

12.3 14.0 17.5 15.5 23.0 15.2 14.7 17.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.5 2.7 5.9 5.5 1.9 2.0 4.6 3.4

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

1.8 1.6 4.2 4.0 2.0 1.3 2.9 2.4

New entrants

0.8 0.8 2.3 1.9 1.3 0.7 1.4 1.4

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: August 01, 2014