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
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,386 5,709 2,370 2,038 443 433 2,184 1,681

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,975 2,723 1,169 854 245 213 1,217 732

On temporary layoff

812 485 160 67 45 29 254 133

Not on temporary layoff

3,163 2,238 1,009 787 200 184 964 599

Permanent job losers

2,416 1,626 750 565 159 147 697 358

Persons who completed temporary jobs

746 612 258 222 40 38 267 240

Job leavers

678 567 126 154 21 33 139 161

Reentrants

2,006 1,862 750 722 132 122 526 556

New entrants

727 558 325 307 45 65 302 232

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

53.8 47.7 49.3 41.9 55.3 49.2 55.7 43.5

On temporary layoff

11.0 8.5 6.7 3.3 10.3 6.7 11.6 7.9

Not on temporary layoff

42.8 39.2 42.6 38.6 45.0 42.5 44.1 35.6

Job leavers

9.2 9.9 5.3 7.6 4.8 7.6 6.4 9.6

Reentrants

27.2 32.6 31.6 35.4 29.7 28.1 24.1 33.1

New entrants

9.8 9.8 13.7 15.1 10.1 15.0 13.8 13.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.2 2.2 6.3 4.5 2.9 2.4 4.9 2.8

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

1.6 1.5 4.0 3.8 1.6 1.4 2.1 2.2

New entrants

0.6 0.5 1.7 1.6 0.5 0.7 1.2 0.9

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: November 07, 2014