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
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Mar.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,454 7,306 2,371 2,262 423 480 2,295 2,031

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,804 4,212 1,301 1,106 245 228 1,274 1,104

On temporary layoff

1,086 1,044 149 96 25 37 289 234

Not on temporary layoff

3,718 3,168 1,153 1,010 220 191 985 871

Permanent job losers

2,871 2,358 827 731 158 160 733 621

Persons who completed temporary jobs

848 809 325 279 62 31 253 250

Job leavers

716 556 133 136 26 30 154 124

Reentrants

2,101 1,928 694 756 110 136 591 604

New entrants

834 610 243 264 42 86 277 199

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

56.8 57.6 54.9 48.9 58.0 47.5 55.5 54.4

On temporary layoff

12.8 14.3 6.3 4.2 6.0 7.8 12.6 11.5

Not on temporary layoff

44.0 43.4 48.6 44.7 52.0 39.7 42.9 42.9

Job leavers

8.5 7.6 5.6 6.0 6.2 6.3 6.7 6.1

Reentrants

24.8 26.4 29.3 33.4 26.0 28.3 25.8 29.7

New entrants

9.9 8.3 10.3 11.7 9.8 17.9 12.1 9.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.9 3.4 7.0 5.9 2.9 2.6 5.2 4.4

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.7 1.6 3.8 4.0 1.3 1.5 2.4 2.4

New entrants

0.7 0.5 1.3 1.4 0.5 1.0 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: April 04, 2014