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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,650 5,441 2,596 2,506 2,383 2,269 672 666

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,598 2,561 1,444 1,393 1,043 1,065 111 104

On temporary layoff

699 638 345 358 297 233 57 47

Not on temporary layoff

1,899 1,923 1,098 1,035 746 832 54 57

Permanent job losers

1,242 1,336 697 722 520 588 25 26

Persons who completed temporary jobs

657 587 402 312 226 244 29 31

Job leavers

699 759 307 369 336 335 56 54

Reentrants

1,829 1,599 707 601 877 775 245 223

New entrants

524 522 137 142 127 95 259 285

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

46.0 47.1 55.6 55.6 43.8 46.9 16.6 15.5

On temporary layoff

12.4 11.7 13.3 14.3 12.4 10.3 8.5 7.0

Not on temporary layoff

33.6 35.4 42.3 41.3 31.3 36.7 8.1 8.6

Job leavers

12.4 13.9 11.8 14.7 14.1 14.8 8.3 8.2

Reentrants

32.4 29.4 27.2 24.0 36.8 34.1 36.5 33.5

New entrants

9.3 9.6 5.3 5.7 5.4 4.2 38.6 42.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.4 2.0 1.8

Job leavers

0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 1.0 0.9

Reentrants

1.1 1.0 0.8 0.7 1.2 1.0 4.4 3.9

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 4.6 5.0

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

 

Last Modified Date: December 06, 2019