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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,975 4,669 4,397 4,221 4,168 3,954 3,894 3,769 3,736 3,806 3,643 3,647 3,437

On temporary layoff

1,010 993 973 985 1,022 938 945 938 927 1,023 974 998 883

Not on temporary layoff

3,965 3,676 3,424 3,236 3,145 3,016 2,949 2,831 2,810 2,783 2,669 2,649 2,554

Permanent job losers

2,900 2,615 2,440 2,280 2,192 2,135 2,101 1,987 1,987 1,985 1,904 1,947 1,768

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,066 1,061 984 956 953 881 848 844 823 798 765 702 786

Job leavers

843 842 800 872 810 802 795 789 835 877 928 821 804

Reentrants

2,751 2,871 2,764 2,673 2,597 2,423 2,450 2,463 2,276 2,303 2,275 2,144 2,059

New entrants

1,059 1,079 1,026 936 912 835 844 817 868 825 767 792 683


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

51.7 49.4 48.9 48.5 49.1 49.3 48.8 48.1 48.4 48.7 47.9 49.3 49.2

On temporary layoff

10.5 10.5 10.8 11.3 12.0 11.7 11.8 12.0 12.0 13.1 12.8 13.5 12.6

Not on temporary layoff

41.2 38.9 38.1 37.2 37.1 37.6 36.9 36.1 36.4 35.6 35.1 35.8 36.6

Job leavers

8.8 8.9 8.9 10.0 9.5 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.8 11.2 12.2 11.1 11.5

Reentrants

28.6 30.3 30.8 30.7 30.6 30.2 30.7 31.4 29.5 29.5 29.9 29.0 29.5

New entrants

11.0 11.4 11.4 10.8 10.7 10.4 10.6 10.4 11.2 10.6 10.1 10.7 9.8


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.1

Job leavers

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

Reentrants

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

New entrants

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

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 07, 2017