Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,024 4,912 4,721 5,403 4,349 4,480 4,325 4,242 4,180

On temporary layoff

1,341 1,328 1,349 1,037 847 1,070 959 902 1,021

Not on temporary layoff

4,682 3,584 3,372 4,366 3,501 3,410 3,366 3,339 3,158

Permanent job losers

3,366 2,491 2,316 3,190 2,505 2,446 2,388 2,371 2,212

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,316 1,093 1,056 1,177 997 964 977 968 946

Job leavers

813 868 894 816 782 835 798 851 884

Reentrants

2,974 2,832 2,635 2,972 2,856 2,761 2,701 2,829 2,655

New entrants

1,083 885 845 1,232 1,058 1,045 971 1,033 972

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

55.3 51.7 51.9 51.8 48.1 49.1 49.2 47.4 48.1

On temporary layoff

12.3 14.0 14.8 10.0 9.4 11.7 10.9 10.1 11.7

Not on temporary layoff

43.0 37.7 37.1 41.9 38.7 37.4 38.3 37.3 36.3

Job leavers

7.5 9.1 9.8 7.8 8.6 9.2 9.1 9.5 10.2

Reentrants

27.3 29.8 29.0 28.5 31.6 30.3 30.7 31.6 30.5

New entrants

9.9 9.3 9.3 11.8 11.7 11.5 11.0 11.5 11.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.9 3.1 3.0 3.5 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6

Reentrants

1.9 1.8 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7

New entrants

0.7 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6

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

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Last Modified Date: March 06, 2015