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
Dec.
2013
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,460 4,182 4,355 5,421 4,813 4,521 4,349 4,480 4,325

On temporary layoff

1,109 876 1,034 1,014 1,106 924 847 1,070 959

Not on temporary layoff

4,351 3,306 3,320 4,408 3,708 3,597 3,501 3,410 3,366

Permanent job losers

3,192 2,365 2,340 3,256 2,622 2,653 2,505 2,446 2,388

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,159 941 980 1,151 1,086 944 997 964 977

Job leavers

802 830 741 860 851 816 782 835 798

Reentrants

2,715 2,656 2,422 3,027 2,845 2,805 2,856 2,761 2,701

New entrants

1,007 962 814 1,198 1,064 1,094 1,058 1,045 971

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

54.7 48.5 52.3 51.6 50.3 49.0 48.1 49.1 49.2

On temporary layoff

11.1 10.2 12.4 9.6 11.5 10.0 9.4 11.7 10.9

Not on temporary layoff

43.6 38.3 39.9 42.0 38.7 39.0 38.7 37.4 38.3

Job leavers

8.0 9.6 8.9 8.2 8.9 8.8 8.6 9.2 9.1

Reentrants

27.2 30.8 29.1 28.8 29.7 30.4 31.6 30.3 30.7

New entrants

10.1 11.2 9.8 11.4 11.1 11.8 11.7 11.5 11.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.5 2.7 2.8 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.8 1.7 1.6 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7

New entrants

0.7 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6

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

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Last Modified Date: January 09, 2015