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
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016
June
2015
June
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,928 5,665 1,911 1,733 374 358 1,789 1,602

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,832 2,710 818 695 147 156 846 685

On temporary layoff

838 894 139 162 20 39 238 232

Not on temporary layoff

1,995 1,816 679 533 126 117 608 453

Permanent job losers

1,496 1,344 396 377 96 78 412 303

Persons who completed temporary jobs

499 472 283 157 30 39 196 150

Job leavers

541 576 132 129 16 43 171 122

Reentrants

1,774 1,552 637 571 108 97 506 480

New entrants

780 826 323 337 102 62 266 315

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

47.8 47.8 42.8 40.1 39.2 43.5 47.3 42.8

On temporary layoff

14.1 15.8 7.3 9.3 5.5 10.8 13.3 14.5

Not on temporary layoff

33.7 32.1 35.6 30.8 33.8 32.7 34.0 28.3

Job leavers

9.1 10.2 6.9 7.5 4.3 12.1 9.5 7.6

Reentrants

29.9 27.4 33.3 32.9 29.0 27.2 28.3 30.0

New entrants

13.2 14.6 16.9 19.5 27.4 17.2 14.9 19.6

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.3 2.2 4.2 3.5 1.6 1.6 3.2 2.6

Job leavers

0.4 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.4 1.2 3.3 2.9 1.2 1.0 1.9 1.8

New entrants

0.6 0.7 1.7 1.7 1.1 0.6 1.0 1.2

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: July 08, 2016