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.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,361 3,298 3,891 3,700 3,316 3,214 3,149 3,254 3,273

On temporary layoff

1,518 1,010 1,333 1,056 891 862 950 915 912

Not on temporary layoff

2,843 2,288 2,558 2,644 2,425 2,352 2,200 2,339 2,361

Permanent job losers

2,093 1,604 1,756 1,973 1,728 1,688 1,539 1,636 1,652

Persons who completed temporary jobs

750 684 802 671 697 664 661 703 709

Job leavers

864 673 715 862 737 731 739 715 716

Reentrants

2,224 1,827 2,013 2,152 2,068 2,001 2,025 2,003 1,958

New entrants

701 480 571 803 663 626 697 581 645

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

53.5 52.5 54.1 49.2 48.9 48.9 47.6 49.7 49.6

On temporary layoff

18.6 16.1 18.5 14.0 13.1 13.1 14.4 14.0 13.8

Not on temporary layoff

34.9 36.4 35.6 35.2 35.8 35.8 33.3 35.7 35.8

Job leavers

10.6 10.7 9.9 11.5 10.9 11.1 11.2 10.9 10.9

Reentrants

27.3 29.1 28.0 28.6 30.5 30.5 30.6 30.6 29.7

New entrants

8.6 7.7 7.9 10.7 9.8 9.5 10.5 8.9 9.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.7 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4

Reentrants

1.4 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5 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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Last Modified Date: February 02, 2018