Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,375 3,300 3,098 3,107 2,842 2,903 3,082 2,857 2,837

On temporary layoff

1,007 1,088 1,029 865 804 762 937 820 878

Not on temporary layoff

2,368 2,212 2,069 2,242 2,038 2,141 2,144 2,037 1,960

Permanent job losers

1,696 1,406 1,470 1,602 1,337 1,432 1,427 1,300 1,379

Persons who completed temporary jobs

672 806 599 640 701 710 717 737 580

Job leavers

850 840 763 860 697 839 805 840 779

Reentrants

1,912 1,908 1,982 1,966 1,880 1,958 1,945 1,905 2,007

New entrants

534 577 539 615 577 588 606 623 614

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

50.6 49.8 48.5 47.4 47.4 46.2 47.9 45.9 45.5

On temporary layoff

15.1 16.4 16.1 13.2 13.4 12.1 14.6 13.2 14.1

Not on temporary layoff

35.5 33.4 32.4 34.2 34.0 34.1 33.3 32.7 31.4

Job leavers

12.7 12.7 12.0 13.1 11.6 13.3 12.5 13.5 12.5

Reentrants

28.7 28.8 31.1 30.0 31.4 31.1 30.2 30.6 32.2

New entrants

8.0 8.7 8.4 9.4 9.6 9.3 9.4 10.0 9.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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