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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
Sept.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,474 2,906 2,227 2,796 2,664 2,736 2,798 2,876 2,572

On temporary layoff

507 863 428 812 869 801 836 817 731

Not on temporary layoff

1,967 2,042 1,799 1,984 1,795 1,935 1,963 2,059 1,841

Permanent job losers

1,238 1,389 1,269 1,257 1,289 1,358 1,361 1,397 1,308

Persons who completed temporary jobs

729 653 530 727 506 577 602 661 532

Job leavers

794 865 897 739 803 888 833 781 840

Reentrants

1,939 1,801 1,691 1,889 1,870 1,868 1,810 1,801 1,669

New entrants

559 631 650 588 599 541 595 574 677

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

42.9 46.8 40.7 46.5 44.9 45.3 46.4 47.7 44.7

On temporary layoff

8.8 13.9 7.8 13.5 14.6 13.3 13.8 13.6 12.7

Not on temporary layoff

34.1 32.9 32.9 33.0 30.2 32.1 32.5 34.1 32.0

Job leavers

13.8 13.9 16.4 12.3 13.5 14.7 13.8 12.9 14.6

Reentrants

33.6 29.0 30.9 31.4 31.5 31.0 30.0 29.9 29.0

New entrants

9.7 10.2 11.9 9.8 10.1 9.0 9.9 9.5 11.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.5 1.8 1.4 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0

New entrants

0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4

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

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Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019