HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2014 2015 2016 2017
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,389 4,206 4,188 3,964 3,886 3,757 3,765 3,808 3,633 3,638 3,439 3,390 3,206

On temporary layoff

960 978 1,048 941 933 931 958 1,022 964 988 890 984 909

Not on temporary layoff

3,429 3,228 3,140 3,023 2,953 2,826 2,806 2,787 2,669 2,650 2,549 2,406 2,297

Permanent job losers

2,444 2,268 2,200 2,136 2,104 1,976 2,000 1,983 1,901 1,943 1,772 1,725 1,621

Persons who completed temporary jobs

985 961 940 887 850 851 806 803 768 708 778 682 676

Job leavers

796 875 814 800 788 795 838 875 918 822 800 762 729

Reentrants

2,754 2,681 2,608 2,414 2,438 2,475 2,291 2,290 2,261 2,137 2,066 2,097 2,010

New entrants

1,030 923 916 838 849 802 874 828 773 779 682 671 635


PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

48.9 48.4 49.1 49.4 48.8 48.0 48.5 48.8 47.9 49.3 49.2 49.0 48.7

On temporary layoff

10.7 11.3 12.3 11.7 11.7 11.9 12.3 13.1 12.7 13.4 12.7 14.2 13.8

Not on temporary layoff

38.2 37.2 36.8 37.7 37.1 36.1 36.1 35.7 35.2 35.9 36.5 34.8 34.9

Job leavers

8.9 10.1 9.5 10.0 9.9 10.2 10.8 11.2 12.1 11.1 11.4 11.0 11.1

Reentrants

30.7 30.9 30.6 30.1 30.6 31.6 29.5 29.4 29.8 29.0 29.6 30.3 30.6

New entrants

11.5 10.6 10.7 10.5 10.7 10.2 11.3 10.6 10.2 10.6 9.8 9.7 9.6


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.8 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.8 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

New entrants

0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 05, 2018