HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-32. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total,
16 years
and over
Men,
20 years
and over
Women,
20 years
and over
Both sexes,
16 to 19
years
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

9,498 8,309 4,815 4,087 3,660 3,338 1,023 885

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,912 4,287 2,943 2,565 1,778 1,564 191 158

On temporary layoff

1,328 1,314 857 857 392 400 79 57

Not on temporary layoff

3,584 2,974 2,087 1,708 1,386 1,164 112 102

Permanent job losers

2,491 1,986 1,399 1,137 1,021 797 70 52

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,093 988 687 571 365 367 41 49

Job leavers

868 774 425 359 396 350 47 65

Reentrants

2,832 2,537 1,196 982 1,288 1,227 348 328

New entrants

885 711 251 181 197 197 437 333

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.7 51.6 61.1 62.8 48.6 46.9 18.7 17.9

On temporary layoff

14.0 15.8 17.8 21.0 10.7 12.0 7.8 6.4

Not on temporary layoff

37.7 35.8 43.3 41.8 37.9 34.9 10.9 11.5

Job leavers

9.1 9.3 8.8 8.8 10.8 10.5 4.6 7.4

Reentrants

29.8 30.5 24.8 24.0 35.2 36.8 34.0 37.1

New entrants

9.3 8.6 5.2 4.4 5.4 5.9 42.7 37.6

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.1 2.7 3.7 3.2 2.5 2.2 3.6 2.9

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.9 1.2

Reentrants

1.8 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.8 1.7 6.5 6.1

New entrants

0.6 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 8.2 6.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 05, 2016