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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,448 5,079 1,731 1,590 379 343 1,650 1,493

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,860 2,677 788 735 158 133 867 740

On temporary layoff

686 631 103 80 19 7 226 191

Not on temporary layoff

2,174 2,046 685 655 139 126 641 548

Permanent job losers

1,586 1,481 455 389 109 98 418 311

Persons who completed temporary jobs

588 565 230 266 30 28 223 237

Job leavers

562 562 130 147 29 44 119 118

Reentrants

1,569 1,415 607 505 142 117 493 428

New entrants

457 424 206 203 49 50 171 208

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

52.5 52.7 45.5 46.2 41.8 38.8 52.6 49.6

On temporary layoff

12.6 12.4 5.9 5.0 5.1 2.1 13.7 12.8

Not on temporary layoff

39.9 40.3 39.6 41.2 36.7 36.6 38.9 36.7

Job leavers

10.3 11.1 7.5 9.2 7.7 12.7 7.2 7.9

Reentrants

28.8 27.9 35.1 31.8 37.5 34.0 29.9 28.6

New entrants

8.4 8.4 11.9 12.8 13.0 14.5 10.4 13.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.3 2.2 4.1 3.8 1.8 1.4 3.3 2.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.4

Reentrants

1.3 1.1 3.1 2.6 1.6 1.2 1.9 1.6

New entrants

0.4 0.3 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.8

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: May 06, 2016