HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2012 2013 2014 2015
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

7,130 6,977 6,851 6,510 6,443 6,175 5,887 5,799 5,391 4,968 4,721 4,384 4,203

On temporary layoff

1,192 1,169 1,247 1,089 1,130 1,117 1,103 1,219 1,026 1,015 1,007 959 974

Not on temporary layoff

5,938 5,808 5,604 5,421 5,313 5,058 4,785 4,580 4,365 3,952 3,714 3,426 3,229

Permanent job losers

4,676 4,522 4,395 4,189 4,033 3,792 3,631 3,412 3,242 2,882 2,653 2,446 2,269

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,262 1,286 1,209 1,232 1,280 1,266 1,154 1,169 1,123 1,070 1,062 979 961

Job leavers

1,029 940 919 984 980 943 939 866 813 836 841 805 870

Reentrants

3,318 3,347 3,324 3,402 3,340 3,270 3,160 3,046 2,970 2,734 2,836 2,772 2,724

New entrants

1,341 1,348 1,276 1,309 1,283 1,268 1,248 1,188 1,190 1,058 1,079 1,025 940


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

55.6 55.3 55.4 53.3 53.5 53.0 52.4 53.2 52.0 51.8 49.8 48.8 48.1

On temporary layoff

9.3 9.3 10.1 8.9 9.4 9.6 9.8 11.2 9.9 10.6 10.6 10.7 11.1

Not on temporary layoff

46.3 46.1 45.3 44.4 44.1 43.4 42.6 42.0 42.1 41.2 39.2 38.1 37.0

Job leavers

8.0 7.4 7.4 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.4 7.9 7.8 8.7 8.9 9.0 10.0

Reentrants

25.9 26.5 26.9 27.9 27.7 28.1 28.1 27.9 28.7 28.5 29.9 30.9 31.2

New entrants

10.5 10.7 10.3 10.7 10.7 10.9 11.1 10.9 11.5 11.0 11.4 11.4 10.8


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7

Job leavers

0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6

Reentrants

2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7

New entrants

0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 03, 2015