HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-17. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
2nd
2013
2nd
2014
2nd
2013
2nd
2014
2nd
2013
2nd
2014
2nd
2013
2nd
2014
2nd
2013
2nd
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

11,521 9,472 8,107 6,465 2,485 2,066 410 470 2,156 1,832

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,923 4,752 4,328 3,345 1,168 960 188 230 1,083 929

On temporary layoff

996 901 812 718 121 107 22 25 200 179

Not on temporary layoff

4,927 3,851 3,516 2,627 1,048 854 167 205 882 750

Permanent job losers

3,736 2,844 2,723 1,952 732 608 138 166 633 511

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,192 1,006 793 675 316 246 29 39 250 239

Job leavers

900 796 669 589 156 130 28 41 165 104

Reentrants

3,342 2,791 2,231 1,814 822 688 128 132 604 559

New entrants

1,357 1,133 879 716 338 288 65 67 305 240

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

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

51.4 50.2 53.4 51.7 47.0 46.5 45.9 49.0 50.2 50.7

On temporary layoff

8.6 9.5 10.0 11.1 4.9 5.2 5.2 5.4 9.3 9.8

Not on temporary layoff

42.8 40.7 43.4 40.6 42.2 41.3 40.6 43.6 40.9 40.9

Job leavers

7.8 8.4 8.2 9.1 6.3 6.3 6.8 8.8 7.6 5.7

Reentrants

29.0 29.5 27.5 28.1 33.1 33.3 31.3 28.1 28.0 30.5

New entrants

11.8 12.0 10.8 11.1 13.6 13.9 16.0 14.1 14.1 13.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.8 3.0 3.5 2.7 6.3 5.1 2.2 2.6 4.4 3.7

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.4

Reentrants

2.1 1.8 1.8 1.5 4.4 3.7 1.5 1.5 2.4 2.2

New entrants

0.9 0.7 0.7 0.6 1.8 1.5 0.8 0.8 1.2 0.9

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 03, 2014