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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
1st
2021
1st
2022
1st
2021
1st
2022
1st
2021
1st
2022
1st
2021
1st
2022
1st
2021
1st
2022

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

10,414 6,719 7,233 4,540 2,006 1,430 615 335 2,571 1,493

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

7,055 3,465 5,021 2,418 1,297 708 378 155 1,805 815

On temporary layoff

2,654 1,174 2,018 964 326 124 174 39 726 328

Not on temporary layoff

4,401 2,292 3,003 1,454 971 584 204 116 1,079 487

Permanent job losers

3,531 1,591 2,416 1,033 751 371 190 90 852 327

Persons who completed temporary jobs

870 700 586 421 220 213 14 26 227 160

Job leavers

704 895 500 610 135 184 39 45 109 148

Reentrants

2,172 1,990 1,399 1,271 490 452 154 109 504 418

New entrants

483 369 312 240 84 86 44 26 154 112

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

67.7 51.6 69.4 53.3 64.7 49.5 61.4 46.3 70.2 54.6

On temporary layoff

25.5 17.5 27.9 21.2 16.3 8.7 28.3 11.5 28.2 22.0

Not on temporary layoff

42.3 34.1 41.5 32.0 48.4 40.8 33.1 34.8 42.0 32.6

Job leavers

6.8 13.3 6.9 13.4 6.7 12.9 6.3 13.5 4.2 9.9

Reentrants

20.9 29.6 19.3 28.0 24.4 31.6 25.1 32.6 19.6 28.0

New entrants

4.6 5.5 4.3 5.3 4.2 6.0 7.2 7.6 6.0 7.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.4 2.1 4.1 1.9 6.4 3.4 3.6 1.4 6.2 2.7

Job leavers

0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5

Reentrants

1.4 1.2 1.1 1.0 2.4 2.2 1.5 1.0 1.7 1.4

New entrants

0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 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: April 01, 2022