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
2014
May
2015
May
2014
May
2015
May
2014
May
2015
May
2014
May
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

9,443 8,370 4,562 3,965 3,809 3,381 1,072 1,025

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,613 3,962 2,718 2,293 1,799 1,554 96 116

On temporary layoff

770 818 426 452 299 318 45 48

Not on temporary layoff

3,843 3,144 2,292 1,840 1,500 1,236 50 68

Permanent job losers

2,843 2,175 1,680 1,234 1,118 910 44 31

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,000 969 612 607 382 325 7 37

Job leavers

819 771 378 320 403 420 38 31

Reentrants

3,000 2,719 1,261 1,110 1,357 1,218 382 391

New entrants

1,009 918 204 242 250 189 556 487

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

48.9 47.3 59.6 57.8 47.2 46.0 8.9 11.3

On temporary layoff

8.2 9.8 9.3 11.4 7.9 9.4 4.2 4.6

Not on temporary layoff

40.7 37.6 50.3 46.4 39.4 36.5 4.7 6.7

Job leavers

8.7 9.2 8.3 8.1 10.6 12.4 3.6 3.0

Reentrants

31.8 32.5 27.6 28.0 35.6 36.0 35.7 38.1

New entrants

10.7 11.0 4.5 6.1 6.6 5.6 51.8 47.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.0 2.5 3.4 2.8 2.6 2.2 1.7 2.0

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5

Reentrants

1.9 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.9 1.7 6.9 6.8

New entrants

0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 10.0 8.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: June 05, 2015