HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-33. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason White Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino
ethnicity
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,064 5,709 1,887 1,750 387 395 1,856 1,518

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,102 2,787 821 782 138 160 862 737

On temporary layoff

958 921 136 166 18 48 191 186

Not on temporary layoff

2,144 1,866 685 616 120 112 672 551

Permanent job losers

1,554 1,417 470 461 82 74 427 341

Persons who completed temporary jobs

590 449 215 154 38 39 245 210

Job leavers

597 627 178 166 37 34 204 100

Reentrants

1,714 1,599 588 534 131 132 529 423

New entrants

651 696 301 267 80 70 261 258

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 48.8 43.5 44.7 35.7 40.5 46.4 48.6

On temporary layoff

15.8 16.1 7.2 9.5 4.7 12.1 10.3 12.3

Not on temporary layoff

35.4 32.7 36.3 35.2 31.1 28.4 36.2 36.3

Job leavers

9.9 11.0 9.4 9.5 9.7 8.6 11.0 6.6

Reentrants

28.3 28.0 31.1 30.5 33.9 33.3 28.5 27.9

New entrants

10.7 12.2 15.9 15.3 20.7 17.6 14.1 17.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.2 4.2 4.0 1.5 1.6 3.3 2.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.4

Reentrants

1.4 1.3 3.0 2.7 1.4 1.4 2.0 1.6

New entrants

0.5 0.6 1.5 1.4 0.9 0.7 1.0 1.0

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: August 05, 2016