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
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,031 4,869 1,776 1,555 356 292 1,650 1,526

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,531 2,328 810 654 134 140 815 702

On temporary layoff

592 554 113 116 32 32 226 196

Not on temporary layoff

1,939 1,774 697 539 102 108 589 506

Permanent job losers

1,425 1,295 491 372 73 88 373 336

Persons who completed temporary jobs

514 479 207 166 29 20 215 171

Job leavers

529 652 127 179 56 51 177 205

Reentrants

1,531 1,478 632 511 105 81 490 457

New entrants

440 411 206 211 62 19 168 162

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

50.3 47.8 45.6 42.1 37.5 47.9 49.4 46.0

On temporary layoff

11.8 11.4 6.3 7.4 9.0 10.9 13.7 12.8

Not on temporary layoff

38.5 36.4 39.3 34.6 28.5 37.0 35.7 33.2

Job leavers

10.5 13.4 7.2 11.5 15.6 17.6 10.7 13.4

Reentrants

30.4 30.4 35.6 32.9 29.6 27.9 29.7 29.9

New entrants

8.7 8.4 11.6 13.5 17.3 6.7 10.2 10.6

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.0 1.9 4.2 3.3 1.5 1.5 3.1 2.6

Job leavers

0.4 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.8

Reentrants

1.2 1.2 3.2 2.6 1.2 0.8 1.9 1.7

New entrants

0.4 0.3 1.1 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.6

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: December 02, 2016