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
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

11,462 9,787 5,381 4,366 4,692 4,266 1,389 1,155

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,856 4,750 3,283 2,546 2,421 2,054 151 150

On temporary layoff

986 1,070 491 500 456 534 39 36

Not on temporary layoff

4,870 3,681 2,792 2,046 1,965 1,520 113 114

Permanent job losers

3,707 2,605 2,088 1,445 1,542 1,111 78 49

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,163 1,076 704 601 424 409 35 66

Job leavers

950 922 455 418 431 451 63 54

Reentrants

3,217 2,943 1,352 1,183 1,511 1,486 353 274

New entrants

1,439 1,171 290 219 328 276 821 676

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

51.1 48.5 61.0 58.3 51.6 48.2 10.9 13.0

On temporary layoff

8.6 10.9 9.1 11.4 9.7 12.5 2.8 3.1

Not on temporary layoff

42.5 37.6 51.9 46.9 41.9 35.6 8.1 9.9

Job leavers

8.3 9.4 8.5 9.6 9.2 10.6 4.5 4.7

Reentrants

28.1 30.1 25.1 27.1 32.2 34.8 25.4 23.8

New entrants

12.6 12.0 5.4 5.0 7.0 6.5 59.1 58.6

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.8 3.0 4.1 3.2 3.5 2.9 2.4 2.5

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.9

Reentrants

2.1 1.9 1.7 1.5 2.2 2.1 5.7 4.5

New entrants

0.9 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.4 13.1 11.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 05, 2014