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
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016
2nd
2015
2nd
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,325 7,588 5,669 5,216 1,865 1,627 369 356 1,699 1,489

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,963 3,572 2,828 2,577 835 699 145 153 841 689

On temporary layoff

911 839 722 679 115 111 23 18 221 206

Not on temporary layoff

3,052 2,733 2,106 1,898 721 588 123 136 621 483

Permanent job losers

2,153 1,956 1,538 1,402 447 383 99 97 405 294

Persons who completed temporary jobs

899 776 569 496 274 205 24 39 216 189

Job leavers

762 784 544 560 132 133 23 42 144 123

Reentrants

2,615 2,287 1,699 1,488 635 535 130 107 493 427

New entrants

984 946 597 591 262 260 71 54 220 250

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

47.6 47.1 49.9 49.4 44.8 43.0 39.4 43.1 49.5 46.3

On temporary layoff

10.9 11.1 12.7 13.0 6.1 6.8 6.2 4.9 13.0 13.9

Not on temporary layoff

36.7 36.0 37.2 36.4 38.6 36.1 33.2 38.1 36.5 32.4

Job leavers

9.2 10.3 9.6 10.7 7.1 8.2 6.2 11.8 8.5 8.3

Reentrants

31.4 30.1 30.0 28.5 34.1 32.9 35.2 30.0 29.0 28.7

New entrants

11.8 12.5 10.5 11.3 14.1 16.0 19.3 15.2 12.9 16.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.2 2.3 2.1 4.3 3.6 1.6 1.6 3.2 2.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 3.3 2.7 1.4 1.1 1.9 1.6

New entrants

0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 1.3 1.3 0.8 0.6 0.8 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 08, 2016