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
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
May
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,962 3,716 3,322 4,263 3,664 3,749 3,835 3,855 3,573

On temporary layoff

818 748 645 1,041 923 960 921 841 829

Not on temporary layoff

3,144 2,968 2,677 3,222 2,741 2,790 2,914 3,014 2,744

Permanent job losers

2,175 2,065 1,955 2,211 1,876 1,969 2,068 2,058 1,982

Persons who completed temporary jobs

969 903 722 1,011 865 821 845 957 762

Job leavers

771 810 744 823 766 760 833 851 796

Reentrants

2,719 2,163 2,305 2,584 2,468 2,467 2,495 2,357 2,209

New entrants

918 724 835 963 827 833 778 839 865

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

47.3 50.1 46.1 49.4 47.4 48.0 48.3 48.8 48.0

On temporary layoff

9.8 10.1 9.0 12.1 11.9 12.3 11.6 10.6 11.1

Not on temporary layoff

37.6 40.0 37.1 37.3 35.5 35.7 36.7 38.2 36.9

Job leavers

9.2 10.9 10.3 9.5 9.9 9.7 10.5 10.8 10.7

Reentrants

32.5 29.2 32.0 29.9 31.9 31.6 31.4 29.8 29.7

New entrants

11.0 9.8 11.6 11.2 10.7 10.7 9.8 10.6 11.6

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.3 2.1 2.7 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.7 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.4

New entrants

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

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

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