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
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
Nov.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,067 5,713 2,199 2,017 457 416 2,154 1,676

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,880 2,920 1,063 906 204 163 1,193 800

On temporary layoff

747 697 114 114 23 14 258 204

Not on temporary layoff

3,133 2,222 949 793 182 149 935 595

Permanent job losers

2,349 1,591 678 557 143 122 621 372

Persons who completed temporary jobs

784 632 271 236 38 26 314 223

Job leavers

639 538 164 173 23 51 140 156

Reentrants

1,900 1,729 690 665 165 123 563 494

New entrants

649 527 281 273 65 79 259 227

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

54.9 51.1 48.4 44.9 44.7 39.1 55.4 47.7

On temporary layoff

10.6 12.2 5.2 5.6 5.0 3.4 12.0 12.2

Not on temporary layoff

44.3 38.9 43.2 39.3 39.8 35.7 43.4 35.5

Job leavers

9.0 9.4 7.5 8.6 5.0 12.3 6.5 9.3

Reentrants

26.9 30.3 31.4 33.0 36.1 29.7 26.1 29.5

New entrants

9.2 9.2 12.8 13.5 14.2 18.9 12.0 13.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.2 2.4 5.8 4.8 2.4 1.9 4.8 3.1

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

1.5 1.4 3.7 3.5 1.9 1.4 2.2 1.9

New entrants

0.5 0.4 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.9

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: December 05, 2014