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
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2013
Sept.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,500 6,035 2,391 2,052 458 379 2,112 1,655

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,894 2,907 1,117 911 209 176 1,091 780

On temporary layoff

562 458 143 102 12 26 124 127

Not on temporary layoff

3,332 2,450 974 809 197 150 966 653

Permanent job losers

2,475 1,823 722 588 167 107 645 417

Persons who completed temporary jobs

857 627 252 221 30 43 322 236

Job leavers

808 674 195 136 21 36 154 151

Reentrants

2,097 1,840 772 700 153 110 604 530

New entrants

700 613 307 305 74 57 264 194

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

51.9 48.2 46.7 44.4 45.7 46.5 51.6 47.2

On temporary layoff

7.5 7.6 6.0 5.0 2.6 7.0 5.9 7.7

Not on temporary layoff

44.4 40.6 40.7 39.4 43.0 39.5 45.8 39.4

Job leavers

10.8 11.2 8.1 6.7 4.7 9.4 7.3 9.1

Reentrants

28.0 30.5 32.3 34.1 33.5 29.0 28.6 32.0

New entrants

9.3 10.2 12.9 14.8 16.1 15.1 12.5 11.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.2 2.4 6.0 4.8 2.4 2.0 4.4 3.1

Job leavers

0.7 0.5 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

1.7 1.5 4.2 3.7 1.8 1.3 2.4 2.1

New entrants

0.6 0.5 1.7 1.6 0.9 0.7 1.1 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: October 03, 2014