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
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,820 3,271 3,668 3,799 3,777 3,930 3,749 3,542 3,639

On temporary layoff

1,000 723 1,117 925 1,002 1,068 994 896 1,033

Not on temporary layoff

2,820 2,548 2,550 2,875 2,775 2,862 2,755 2,646 2,606

Permanent job losers

2,006 1,838 1,863 2,046 1,989 1,963 1,906 1,903 1,902

Persons who completed temporary jobs

814 710 687 828 786 899 848 743 704

Job leavers

762 936 842 817 893 900 945 934 905

Reentrants

2,239 2,188 2,003 2,486 2,284 2,327 2,339 2,266 2,219

New entrants

721 671 657 860 853 802 791 728 783

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

50.6 46.3 51.2 47.7 48.4 49.4 47.9 47.4 48.2

On temporary layoff

13.3 10.2 15.6 11.6 12.8 13.4 12.7 12.0 13.7

Not on temporary layoff

37.4 36.1 35.6 36.1 35.5 36.0 35.2 35.4 34.5

Job leavers

10.1 13.3 11.7 10.3 11.4 11.3 12.1 12.5 12.0

Reentrants

29.7 31.0 27.9 31.2 29.3 29.2 29.9 30.3 29.4

New entrants

9.6 9.5 9.2 10.8 10.9 10.1 10.1 9.7 10.4

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.4 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

1.4 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.5 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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