HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-32. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total,
16 years
and over
Men,
20 years
and over
Women,
20 years
and over
Both sexes,
16 to 19
years
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,170 6,278 3,656 3,168 2,810 2,462 704 648

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,668 3,298 2,311 1,996 1,241 1,196 116 106

On temporary layoff

1,117 1,010 733 630 327 327 58 52

Not on temporary layoff

2,550 2,288 1,578 1,365 914 869 58 54

Permanent job losers

1,863 1,604 1,131 936 697 642 35 26

Persons who completed temporary jobs

687 684 447 429 217 227 23 27

Job leavers

842 673 356 330 455 315 31 28

Reentrants

2,003 1,827 852 755 939 820 212 252

New entrants

657 480 137 87 175 131 345 262

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.2 52.5 63.2 63.0 44.2 48.6 16.5 16.4

On temporary layoff

15.6 16.1 20.0 19.9 11.6 13.3 8.2 8.1

Not on temporary layoff

35.6 36.4 43.2 43.1 32.5 35.3 8.3 8.3

Job leavers

11.7 10.7 9.7 10.4 16.2 12.8 4.4 4.3

Reentrants

27.9 29.1 23.3 23.8 33.4 33.3 30.1 38.8

New entrants

9.2 7.7 3.7 2.8 6.2 5.3 48.9 40.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.3 2.1 2.8 2.4 1.7 1.7 2.1 1.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.3 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.3 1.1 3.8 4.6

New entrants

0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 6.2 4.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 05, 2018