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.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,306 6,018 2,262 1,902 480 282 2,031 1,814

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,212 3,278 1,106 925 228 129 1,104 987

On temporary layoff

1,044 989 96 131 37 33 234 315

Not on temporary layoff

3,168 2,289 1,010 794 191 96 871 672

Permanent job losers

2,358 1,639 731 522 160 72 621 421

Persons who completed temporary jobs

809 650 279 272 31 24 250 251

Job leavers

556 626 136 167 30 18 124 130

Reentrants

1,928 1,650 756 667 136 95 604 504

New entrants

610 464 264 143 86 40 199 194

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

57.6 54.5 48.9 48.6 47.5 45.6 54.4 54.4

On temporary layoff

14.3 16.4 4.2 6.9 7.8 11.6 11.5 17.3

Not on temporary layoff

43.4 38.0 44.7 41.7 39.7 34.0 42.9 37.0

Job leavers

7.6 10.4 6.0 8.8 6.3 6.5 6.1 7.2

Reentrants

26.4 27.4 33.4 35.1 28.3 33.8 29.7 27.8

New entrants

8.3 7.7 11.7 7.5 17.9 14.1 9.8 10.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.4 2.7 5.9 4.9 2.6 1.4 4.4 3.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.6 1.3 4.0 3.5 1.5 1.1 2.4 1.9

New entrants

0.5 0.4 1.4 0.8 1.0 0.4 0.8 0.7

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 03, 2015