HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2013 2014 2015 2016
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,880 5,795 5,410 4,961 4,713 4,380 4,205 4,151 4,004 3,871 3,750 3,735 3,832

On temporary layoff

1,100 1,229 1,031 1,004 1,006 967 983 1,013 953 938 935 922 1,023

Not on temporary layoff

4,780 4,566 4,379 3,957 3,707 3,414 3,222 3,138 3,052 2,934 2,815 2,813 2,809

Permanent job losers

3,621 3,397 3,255 2,893 2,642 2,433 2,264 2,187 2,165 2,090 1,971 1,985 2,004

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,159 1,169 1,124 1,064 1,065 980 958 950 886 843 844 827 805

Job leavers

941 869 805 838 844 808 867 805 803 804 786 825 868

Reentrants

3,176 3,040 2,957 2,732 2,857 2,764 2,711 2,573 2,409 2,454 2,477 2,278 2,301

New entrants

1,247 1,186 1,185 1,065 1,079 1,022 929 920 835 839 813 869 831


PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

52.3 53.2 52.2 51.7 49.6 48.8 48.3 49.1 49.7 48.6 47.9 48.5 48.9

On temporary layoff

9.8 11.3 10.0 10.5 10.6 10.8 11.3 12.0 11.8 11.8 11.9 12.0 13.1

Not on temporary layoff

42.5 41.9 42.3 41.2 39.1 38.0 37.0 37.1 37.9 36.8 36.0 36.5 35.9

Job leavers

8.4 8.0 7.8 8.7 8.9 9.0 9.9 9.5 10.0 10.1 10.0 10.7 11.1

Reentrants

28.2 27.9 28.6 28.5 30.1 30.8 31.1 30.5 29.9 30.8 31.6 29.6 29.4

New entrants

11.1 10.9 11.4 11.1 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.9 10.4 10.5 10.4 11.3 10.6


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.8 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.4

New entrants

0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 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.

 

Last Modified Date: October 07, 2016