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
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,966 7,413 3,921 3,628 3,206 2,983 840 802

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,977 3,716 2,394 2,229 1,464 1,364 119 123

On temporary layoff

871 748 554 414 271 285 46 48

Not on temporary layoff

3,106 2,968 1,839 1,815 1,193 1,079 73 74

Permanent job losers

2,224 2,065 1,267 1,247 910 785 46 33

Persons who completed temporary jobs

882 903 572 568 283 294 27 41

Job leavers

780 810 333 397 405 379 42 34

Reentrants

2,465 2,163 1,034 865 1,173 1,037 257 261

New entrants

745 724 160 137 164 203 421 384

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

49.9 50.1 61.0 61.4 45.7 45.7 14.2 15.3

On temporary layoff

10.9 10.1 14.1 11.4 8.4 9.6 5.5 6.0

Not on temporary layoff

39.0 40.0 46.9 50.0 37.2 36.2 8.8 9.3

Job leavers

9.8 10.9 8.5 11.0 12.6 12.7 5.0 4.3

Reentrants

30.9 29.2 26.4 23.8 36.6 34.8 30.7 32.6

New entrants

9.4 9.8 4.1 3.8 5.1 6.8 50.1 47.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.3 3.0 2.7 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.2

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.6

Reentrants

1.6 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.7 1.5 4.8 4.8

New entrants

0.5 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 7.8 7.0

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

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2016