HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2016 2017 2018 2019
2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,786 3,818 3,649 3,601 3,463 3,401 3,220 3,192 2,967 2,886 2,868 2,925 2,684

On temporary layoff

969 1,020 963 991 901 978 907 881 865 849 786 878 796

Not on temporary layoff

2,817 2,798 2,687 2,610 2,562 2,423 2,313 2,311 2,102 2,038 2,082 2,047 1,888

Permanent job losers

2,005 1,997 1,921 1,904 1,777 1,742 1,640 1,633 1,444 1,348 1,378 1,369 1,316

Persons who completed temporary jobs

812 801 766 706 785 681 673 677 659 690 704 678 572

Job leavers

831 873 929 824 790 759 741 790 819 813 755 808 810

Reentrants

2,283 2,296 2,258 2,143 2,054 2,106 2,006 1,960 1,982 1,852 1,917 1,952 1,888

New entrants

877 828 770 777 686 671 633 652 587 588 590 614 557


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

48.7 48.9 48.0 49.0 49.5 49.0 48.8 48.4 46.7 47.0 46.8 46.4 45.2

On temporary layoff

12.5 13.0 12.7 13.5 12.9 14.1 13.7 13.4 13.6 13.8 12.8 13.9 13.4

Not on temporary layoff

36.2 35.8 35.3 35.5 36.6 34.9 35.0 35.0 33.1 33.2 34.0 32.5 31.8

Job leavers

10.7 11.2 12.2 11.2 11.3 10.9 11.2 12.0 12.9 13.2 12.3 12.8 13.6

Reentrants

29.4 29.4 29.7 29.2 29.4 30.4 30.4 29.7 31.2 30.2 31.3 31.0 31.8

New entrants

11.3 10.6 10.1 10.6 9.8 9.7 9.6 9.9 9.2 9.6 9.6 9.8 9.4


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.6

Job leavers

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

Reentrants

1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 05, 2019