HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
27. 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
2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

11,460 9,617 5,568 4,585 4,565 3,926 1,327 1,106

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,073 4,878 3,582 2,839 2,322 1,899 170 140

On temporary layoff

1,136 1,007 694 583 387 367 55 57

Not on temporary layoff

4,937 3,871 2,888 2,255 1,935 1,533 115 83

Permanent job losers

3,720 2,812 2,140 1,617 1,510 1,147 69 48

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,218 1,059 748 638 424 386 46 35

Job leavers

932 824 440 392 439 388 53 44

Reentrants

3,207 2,829 1,285 1,109 1,536 1,393 386 327

New entrants

1,247 1,086 261 245 269 245 718 595

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

53.0 50.7 64.3 61.9 50.9 48.4 12.8 12.7

On temporary layoff

9.9 10.5 12.5 12.7 8.5 9.3 4.1 5.1

Not on temporary layoff

43.1 40.3 51.9 49.2 42.4 39.0 8.7 7.5

Job leavers

8.1 8.6 7.9 8.5 9.6 9.9 4.0 3.9

Reentrants

28.0 29.4 23.1 24.2 33.6 35.5 29.1 29.6

New entrants

10.9 11.3 4.7 5.3 5.9 6.2 54.1 53.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.9 3.1 4.5 3.5 3.3 2.7 2.9 2.5

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.8

Reentrants

2.1 1.8 1.6 1.4 2.2 2.0 6.7 5.8

New entrants

0.8 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 12.4 10.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2015