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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,982 5,582 2,121 1,924 360 372 2,066 1,635

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,861 3,064 1,122 878 183 179 1,077 866

On temporary layoff

880 804 124 145 25 23 264 233

Not on temporary layoff

2,982 2,259 998 733 158 156 814 633

Permanent job losers

2,207 1,681 714 454 118 114 562 419

Persons who completed temporary jobs

775 578 284 278 40 43 252 214

Job leavers

613 505 126 149 24 32 124 127

Reentrants

1,851 1,564 623 634 103 113 571 454

New entrants

656 450 251 264 49 47 293 188

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

55.3 54.9 52.9 45.6 51.0 48.1 52.1 53.0

On temporary layoff

12.6 14.4 5.8 7.5 7.0 6.1 12.8 14.3

Not on temporary layoff

42.7 40.5 47.1 38.1 44.0 42.1 39.4 38.7

Job leavers

8.8 9.0 5.9 7.8 6.6 8.7 6.0 7.8

Reentrants

26.5 28.0 29.4 32.9 28.7 30.4 27.7 27.8

New entrants

9.4 8.1 11.8 13.7 13.7 12.7 14.2 11.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.1 2.5 6.1 4.6 2.1 2.0 4.3 3.4

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.5 1.3 3.4 3.3 1.2 1.3 2.3 1.8

New entrants

0.5 0.4 1.4 1.4 0.6 0.5 1.2 0.7

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: January 09, 2015