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
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,972 4,503 3,977 5,153 4,325 4,242 4,180 4,189 4,136

On temporary layoff

931 1,199 871 1,014 959 902 1,021 999 950

Not on temporary layoff

4,041 3,304 3,106 4,139 3,366 3,339 3,158 3,190 3,185

Permanent job losers

2,996 2,298 2,224 3,016 2,388 2,371 2,212 2,223 2,238

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,045 1,006 882 1,123 977 968 946 967 948

Job leavers

751 853 780 786 798 851 884 875 828

Reentrants

2,425 2,597 2,465 2,631 2,701 2,829 2,655 2,689 2,685

New entrants

932 729 745 1,052 971 1,033 972 815 868

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

54.8 51.9 49.9 53.6 49.2 47.4 48.1 48.9 48.6

On temporary layoff

10.3 13.8 10.9 10.5 10.9 10.1 11.7 11.7 11.2

Not on temporary layoff

44.5 38.0 39.0 43.0 38.3 37.3 36.3 37.2 37.4

Job leavers

8.3 9.8 9.8 8.2 9.1 9.5 10.2 10.2 9.7

Reentrants

26.7 29.9 30.9 27.3 30.7 31.6 30.5 31.4 31.5

New entrants

10.3 8.4 9.4 10.9 11.0 11.5 11.2 9.5 10.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.2 2.9 2.5 3.3 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7

New entrants

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6

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

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