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
Jan.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,287 3,668 4,361 3,686 3,930 3,749 3,542 3,639 3,713

On temporary layoff

1,314 1,117 1,518 927 1,068 994 896 1,033 1,062

Not on temporary layoff

2,974 2,550 2,843 2,759 2,862 2,755 2,646 2,606 2,651

Permanent job losers

1,986 1,863 2,093 1,889 1,963 1,906 1,903 1,902 1,981

Persons who completed temporary jobs

988 687 750 870 899 848 743 704 670

Job leavers

774 842 864 768 900 945 934 905 862

Reentrants

2,537 2,003 2,224 2,458 2,327 2,339 2,266 2,219 2,170

New entrants

711 657 701 834 802 791 728 783 813

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.6 51.2 53.5 47.6 49.4 47.9 47.4 48.2 49.1

On temporary layoff

15.8 15.6 18.6 12.0 13.4 12.7 12.0 13.7 14.0

Not on temporary layoff

35.8 35.6 34.9 35.6 36.0 35.2 35.4 34.5 35.1

Job leavers

9.3 11.7 10.6 9.9 11.3 12.1 12.5 12.0 11.4

Reentrants

30.5 27.9 27.3 31.7 29.2 29.9 30.3 29.4 28.7

New entrants

8.6 9.2 8.6 10.8 10.1 10.1 9.7 10.4 10.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.7 2.3 2.7 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.6 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

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

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Last Modified Date: February 03, 2017