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
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,370 7,207 3,965 3,396 3,381 2,870 1,025 940

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,962 3,322 2,293 1,960 1,554 1,308 116 54

On temporary layoff

818 645 452 391 318 230 48 24

Not on temporary layoff

3,144 2,677 1,840 1,569 1,236 1,078 68 30

Permanent job losers

2,175 1,955 1,234 1,147 910 793 31 15

Persons who completed temporary jobs

969 722 607 422 325 285 37 15

Job leavers

771 744 320 334 420 372 31 38

Reentrants

2,719 2,305 1,110 898 1,218 1,026 391 381

New entrants

918 835 242 204 189 164 487 468

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

47.3 46.1 57.8 57.7 46.0 45.6 11.3 5.7

On temporary layoff

9.8 9.0 11.4 11.5 9.4 8.0 4.6 2.5

Not on temporary layoff

37.6 37.1 46.4 46.2 36.5 37.6 6.7 3.2

Job leavers

9.2 10.3 8.1 9.8 12.4 13.0 3.0 4.0

Reentrants

32.5 32.0 28.0 26.5 36.0 35.7 38.1 40.5

New entrants

11.0 11.6 6.1 6.0 5.6 5.7 47.5 49.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.1 2.8 2.4 2.2 1.8 2.0 0.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.7

Reentrants

1.7 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.7 1.4 6.8 6.6

New entrants

0.6 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 8.5 8.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016