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
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015
June
2014
June
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,858 5,928 2,107 1,911 445 374 1,988 1,789

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,367 2,832 894 818 205 147 961 846

On temporary layoff

795 838 119 139 12 20 224 238

Not on temporary layoff

2,572 1,995 775 679 193 126 738 608

Permanent job losers

1,890 1,496 540 396 167 96 515 412

Persons who completed temporary jobs

682 499 236 283 26 30 223 196

Job leavers

597 541 143 132 37 16 103 171

Reentrants

1,957 1,774 695 637 127 108 603 506

New entrants

938 780 375 323 76 102 320 266

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

49.1 47.8 42.4 42.8 46.1 39.2 48.4 47.3

On temporary layoff

11.6 14.1 5.6 7.3 2.6 5.5 11.3 13.3

Not on temporary layoff

37.5 33.7 36.8 35.6 43.5 33.8 37.1 34.0

Job leavers

8.7 9.1 6.8 6.9 8.2 4.3 5.2 9.5

Reentrants

28.5 29.9 33.0 33.3 28.6 29.0 30.4 28.3

New entrants

13.7 13.2 17.8 16.9 17.0 27.4 16.1 14.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.7 2.3 4.7 4.2 2.3 1.6 3.8 3.2

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.6

Reentrants

1.6 1.4 3.7 3.3 1.5 1.2 2.4 1.9

New entrants

0.8 0.6 2.0 1.7 0.9 1.1 1.3 1.0

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: July 02, 2015