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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2018 2019
Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept.

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,796 2,858 2,842 2,903 3,082 2,857 2,837 2,651 2,664 2,736 2,798 2,876 2,572

On temporary layoff

812 793 804 762 937 820 878 717 869 801 836 817 731

Not on temporary layoff

1,984 2,066 2,038 2,141 2,144 2,037 1,960 1,934 1,795 1,935 1,963 2,059 1,841

Permanent job losers

1,257 1,365 1,337 1,432 1,427 1,300 1,379 1,302 1,289 1,358 1,361 1,397 1,308

Persons who completed temporary jobs

727 701 701 710 717 737 580 632 506 577 602 661 532

Job leavers

739 731 697 839 805 840 779 737 803 888 833 781 840

Reentrants

1,889 1,914 1,880 1,958 1,945 1,905 2,007 1,926 1,870 1,868 1,810 1,801 1,669

New entrants

588 605 577 588 606 623 614 530 599 541 595 574 677


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

46.5 46.8 47.4 46.2 47.9 45.9 45.5 45.4 44.9 45.3 46.4 47.7 44.7

On temporary layoff

13.5 13.0 13.4 12.1 14.6 13.2 14.1 12.3 14.6 13.3 13.8 13.6 12.7

Not on temporary layoff

33.0 33.8 34.0 34.1 33.3 32.7 31.4 33.1 30.2 32.1 32.5 34.1 32.0

Job leavers

12.3 12.0 11.6 13.3 12.5 13.5 12.5 12.6 13.5 14.7 13.8 12.9 14.6

Reentrants

31.4 31.3 31.4 31.1 30.2 30.6 32.2 33.0 31.5 31.0 30.0 29.9 29.0

New entrants

9.8 9.9 9.6 9.3 9.4 10.0 9.8 9.1 10.1 9.0 9.9 9.5 11.8


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.7 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4

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

 

Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019