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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-17. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
2nd
2019
2nd
2020
2nd
2019
2nd
2020
2nd
2019
2nd
2020
2nd
2019
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2020
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2019
2nd
2020

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,727 20,363 3,929 14,743 1,250 3,192 231 1,434 1,133 4,730

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,489 17,472 1,752 12,740 518 2,619 105 1,269 502 4,113

On temporary layoff

669 14,503 536 10,657 79 2,104 20 1,065 151 3,343

Not on temporary layoff

1,820 2,969 1,216 2,084 439 515 85 204 352 770

Permanent job losers

1,277 2,327 880 1,668 277 382 66 149 214 580

Persons who completed temporary jobs

543 642 336 415 162 134 19 55 138 190

Job leavers

777 526 548 377 174 79 24 30 120 88

Reentrants

1,872 1,833 1,245 1,255 427 403 70 96 388 381

New entrants

589 532 384 370 130 91 31 40 123 147

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

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

43.5 85.8 44.6 86.4 41.4 82.0 45.6 88.4 44.3 87.0

On temporary layoff

11.7 71.2 13.7 72.3 6.3 65.9 8.8 74.2 13.3 70.7

Not on temporary layoff

31.8 14.6 31.0 14.1 35.1 16.1 36.8 14.2 31.0 16.3

Job leavers

13.6 2.6 13.9 2.6 14.0 2.5 10.5 2.1 10.6 1.9

Reentrants

32.7 9.0 31.7 8.5 34.2 12.6 30.3 6.7 34.2 8.1

New entrants

10.3 2.6 9.8 2.5 10.4 2.9 13.7 2.8 10.8 3.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.5 11.0 1.4 10.4 2.5 13.2 1.0 12.7 1.7 14.5

Job leavers

0.5 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3

Reentrants

1.1 1.2 1.0 1.0 2.1 2.0 0.7 1.0 1.3 1.3

New entrants

0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 02, 2020