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
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015
July
2014
July
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,968 6,064 2,355 1,887 389 387 2,007 1,856

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,387 3,102 1,058 821 178 138 863 862

On temporary layoff

879 958 182 136 17 18 180 191

Not on temporary layoff

2,508 2,144 876 685 161 120 683 672

Permanent job losers

1,798 1,554 550 470 135 82 419 427

Persons who completed temporary jobs

710 590 326 215 26 38 264 245

Job leavers

624 597 165 178 42 37 166 204

Reentrants

1,984 1,714 765 588 110 131 620 529

New entrants

973 651 366 301 59 80 359 261

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

48.6 51.1 44.9 43.5 45.8 35.7 43.0 46.4

On temporary layoff

12.6 15.8 7.7 7.2 4.3 4.7 9.0 10.3

Not on temporary layoff

36.0 35.4 37.2 36.3 41.5 31.1 34.0 36.2

Job leavers

9.0 9.9 7.0 9.4 10.8 9.7 8.3 11.0

Reentrants

28.5 28.3 32.5 31.1 28.2 33.9 30.9 28.5

New entrants

14.0 10.7 15.5 15.9 15.2 20.7 17.9 14.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.7 2.5 5.5 4.2 2.0 1.5 3.4 3.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.8

Reentrants

1.6 1.4 4.0 3.0 1.3 1.4 2.4 2.0

New entrants

0.8 0.5 1.9 1.5 0.7 0.9 1.4 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: August 07, 2015