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
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,018 5,526 1,902 1,751 282 366 1,814 1,526

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,278 2,960 925 786 129 162 987 806

On temporary layoff

989 895 131 106 33 20 315 296

Not on temporary layoff

2,289 2,066 794 679 96 142 672 510

Permanent job losers

1,639 1,504 522 415 72 113 421 320

Persons who completed temporary jobs

650 561 272 264 24 29 251 190

Job leavers

626 614 167 145 18 37 130 122

Reentrants

1,650 1,520 667 646 95 121 504 432

New entrants

464 431 143 174 40 46 194 166

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

54.5 53.6 48.6 44.9 45.6 44.3 54.4 52.8

On temporary layoff

16.4 16.2 6.9 6.1 11.6 5.5 17.3 19.4

Not on temporary layoff

38.0 37.4 41.7 38.8 34.0 38.8 37.0 33.4

Job leavers

10.4 11.1 8.8 8.3 6.5 10.2 7.2 8.0

Reentrants

27.4 27.5 35.1 36.9 33.8 33.0 27.8 28.3

New entrants

7.7 7.8 7.5 10.0 14.1 12.6 10.7 10.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.7 2.4 4.9 4.0 1.4 1.7 3.8 3.0

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.3 1.2 3.5 3.3 1.1 1.3 1.9 1.6

New entrants

0.4 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.6

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: April 01, 2016