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
2018
2nd
2019
2nd
2018
2nd
2019
2nd
2018
2nd
2019
2nd
2018
2nd
2019
2nd
2018
2nd
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,166 5,727 4,298 3,929 1,239 1,250 273 231 1,262 1,133

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,774 2,489 1,977 1,752 559 518 108 105 599 502

On temporary layoff

733 669 571 536 100 79 18 20 162 151

Not on temporary layoff

2,041 1,820 1,406 1,216 459 439 90 85 438 352

Permanent job losers

1,406 1,277 982 880 292 277 74 66 279 214

Persons who completed temporary jobs

635 543 424 336 167 162 16 19 159 138

Job leavers

779 777 570 548 120 174 43 24 128 120

Reentrants

1,985 1,872 1,369 1,245 402 427 90 70 384 388

New entrants

629 589 383 384 159 130 32 31 150 123

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

45.0 43.5 46.0 44.6 45.1 41.4 39.5 45.6 47.5 44.3

On temporary layoff

11.9 11.7 13.3 13.7 8.1 6.3 6.5 8.8 12.8 13.3

Not on temporary layoff

33.1 31.8 32.7 31.0 37.0 35.1 33.1 36.8 34.7 31.0

Job leavers

12.6 13.6 13.2 13.9 9.7 14.0 15.8 10.5 10.1 10.6

Reentrants

32.2 32.7 31.8 31.7 32.4 34.2 32.9 30.3 30.5 34.2

New entrants

10.2 10.3 8.9 9.8 12.8 10.4 11.8 13.7 11.9 10.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.7 1.5 1.6 1.4 2.7 2.5 1.1 1.0 2.1 1.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.4

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 2.0 2.1 0.9 0.7 1.4 1.3

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4

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 05, 2019