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
1st
2013
1st
2014
1st
2013
1st
2014
1st
2013
1st
2014
1st
2013
1st
2014
1st
2013
1st
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

12,498 10,762 8,919 7,499 2,530 2,275 499 476 2,464 2,162

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

7,114 5,985 5,232 4,359 1,351 1,167 252 205 1,412 1,176

On temporary layoff

1,503 1,357 1,278 1,131 152 139 20 19 324 275

Not on temporary layoff

5,611 4,628 3,954 3,228 1,199 1,028 232 186 1,088 900

Permanent job losers

4,213 3,399 3,023 2,391 852 717 178 151 786 647

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,398 1,230 931 837 347 311 54 35 302 253

Job leavers

971 806 739 573 134 135 42 43 146 136

Reentrants

3,288 2,924 2,193 1,927 780 716 145 149 631 612

New entrants

1,125 1,047 755 640 264 257 61 79 276 239

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

56.9 55.6 58.7 58.1 53.4 51.3 50.4 43.1 57.3 54.4

On temporary layoff

12.0 12.6 14.3 15.1 6.0 6.1 4.0 4.1 13.1 12.7

Not on temporary layoff

44.9 43.0 44.3 43.0 47.4 45.2 46.4 39.0 44.2 41.6

Job leavers

7.8 7.5 8.3 7.6 5.3 5.9 8.4 9.0 5.9 6.3

Reentrants

26.3 27.2 24.6 25.7 30.8 31.5 29.0 31.3 25.6 28.3

New entrants

9.0 9.7 8.5 8.5 10.5 11.3 12.2 16.6 11.2 11.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.6 3.9 4.3 3.5 7.3 6.3 3.0 2.3 5.8 4.7

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

2.1 1.9 1.8 1.6 4.2 3.8 1.7 1.7 2.6 2.4

New entrants

0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 1.4 1.4 0.7 0.9 1.1 1.0

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: April 04, 2014