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
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

9,984 8,331 5,060 4,267 3,960 3,262 964 803

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,460 4,355 3,310 2,721 2,010 1,529 141 104

On temporary layoff

1,109 1,034 706 678 331 310 71 47

Not on temporary layoff

4,351 3,320 2,603 2,043 1,678 1,219 70 58

Permanent job losers

3,192 2,340 1,867 1,412 1,278 893 47 35

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,159 980 736 631 400 327 23 23

Job leavers

802 741 391 380 377 318 35 42

Reentrants

2,715 2,422 1,116 939 1,292 1,221 306 262

New entrants

1,007 814 244 226 281 193 482 394

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

54.7 52.3 65.4 63.8 50.8 46.9 14.6 13.0

On temporary layoff

11.1 12.4 14.0 15.9 8.4 9.5 7.4 5.8

Not on temporary layoff

43.6 39.9 51.4 47.9 42.4 37.4 7.2 7.2

Job leavers

8.0 8.9 7.7 8.9 9.5 9.8 3.6 5.3

Reentrants

27.2 29.1 22.1 22.0 32.6 37.4 31.8 32.6

New entrants

10.1 9.8 4.8 5.3 7.1 5.9 50.0 49.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.5 2.8 4.2 3.4 2.9 2.2 2.7 1.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8

Reentrants

1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2 1.9 1.7 5.8 4.8

New entrants

0.7 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 9.2 7.3

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 09, 2015