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Reasons for unemployment

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Reasons for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
(Numbers in thousands)
Month Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs Job losers not on temporary layoff Job losers on temporary layoff Job leavers Reentrants New entrants

Oct 2002

4,698 3,595 1,102 865 2,351 479

Nov 2002

4,743 3,656 1,087 814 2,382 591

Dec 2002

4,775 3,662 1,114 873 2,465 535

Jan 2003

4,713 3,608 1,105 841 2,389 599

Feb 2003

4,786 3,658 1,127 771 2,411 584

Mar 2003

4,758 3,616 1,142 815 2,416 630

Apr 2003

4,807 3,679 1,128 823 2,547 635

May 2003

5,102 3,850 1,251 776 2,504 630

June 2003

4,983 3,827 1,156 871 2,713 661

July 2003

4,955 3,838 1,117 787 2,525 669

Aug 2003

4,994 3,889 1,105 789 2,489 652

Sept 2003

4,959 3,810 1,148 837 2,414 686

Oct 2003

4,827 3,726 1,101 804 2,497 636

Nov 2003

4,671 3,602 1,069 922 2,396 593

Dec 2003

4,510 3,462 1,048 785 2,352 693

Jan 2004

4,383 3,351 1,032 817 2,550 676

Feb 2004

4,276 3,226 1,051 822 2,402 666

Mar 2004

4,562 3,541 1,021 864 2,447 631

Apr 2004

4,334 3,339 995 837 2,327 652

May 2004

4,192 3,236 956 841 2,469 718

June 2004

4,105 3,111 993 914 2,565 649

July 2004

4,210 3,165 1,045 894 2,280 702

Aug 2004

4,003 3,003 1,000 878 2,398 704

Sept 2004

4,031 3,091 940 814 2,375 695

Oct 2004

4,069 3,130 939 825 2,397 734

Nov 2004

4,059 3,107 952 881 2,306 700

Dec 2004

4,026 3,068 958 919 2,314 702

Jan 2005

4,029 3,062 966 815 2,327 621

Feb 2005

3,904 2,942 962 955 2,406 753

Mar 2005

3,768 2,823 944 879 2,401 712

Apr 2005

3,637 2,810 827 907 2,373 764

May 2005

3,610 2,727 883 931 2,396 710

June 2005

3,642 2,671 971 858 2,359 650

July 2005

3,580 2,641 939 817 2,407 630

Aug 2005

3,454 2,553 901 828 2,415 626

Sept 2005

3,749 2,716 1,032 863 2,367 607

Oct 2005

3,539 2,613 925 884 2,337 638

Nov 2005

3,515 2,616 899 913 2,451 673

Dec 2005

3,483 2,550 933 817 2,361 633

Jan 2006

3,349 2,485 864 821 2,261 616

Feb 2006

3,366 2,477 890 872 2,316 711

Mar 2006

3,399 2,486 912 833 2,174 636

Apr 2006

3,505 2,619 886 853 2,172 591

May 2006

3,473 2,543 930 862 2,135 517

June 2006

3,369 2,360 1,009 828 2,163 646

July 2006

3,313 2,373 940 850 2,372 639

Aug 2006

3,283 2,389 894 854 2,274 646

Sept 2006

3,233 2,352 880 790 2,288 612

Oct 2006

3,125 2,175 950 779 2,255 572

Nov 2006

3,275 2,291 984 788 2,245 591

Dec 2006

3,243 2,275 968 785 2,162 586

Jan 2007

3,405 2,383 1,021 782 2,199 622

Feb 2007

3,395 2,358 1,038 846 2,082 599

Mar 2007

3,169 2,315 855 771 2,156 615

Apr 2007

3,354 2,354 1,000 742 2,162 620

May 2007

3,360 2,397 963 750 2,155 530

June 2007

3,383 2,499 884 828 2,113 640

July 2007

3,675 2,655 1,020 826 2,054 602

Aug 2007

3,625 2,657 967 797 2,047 588

Sept 2007

3,591 2,671 921 833 2,168 668

Oct 2007

3,706 2,658 1,048 782 2,086 696

Nov 2007

3,683 2,691 992 772 2,163 678

Dec 2007

3,871 2,907 965 778 2,334 679

Jan 2008

3,851 2,785 1,066 823 2,203 677

Feb 2008

3,894 2,901 993 796 2,129 656

Mar 2008

4,119 3,045 1,074 796 2,121 704

Apr 2008

4,067 2,958 1,109 847 2,119 625

May 2008

4,252 3,181 1,071 868 2,493 797

June 2008

4,390 3,298 1,092 859 2,533 786

July 2008

4,539 3,465 1,074 880 2,662 835

Aug 2008

4,942 3,696 1,246 1,019 2,655 821

Sept 2008

5,257 3,912 1,345 995 2,599 815

Oct 2008

5,706 4,381 1,325 931 2,623 819

Nov 2008

6,228 4,807 1,421 927 2,693 763

Dec 2008

6,653 5,148 1,505 990 2,826 803

Jan 2009

7,450 5,953 1,497 901 2,806 775

Feb 2009

8,079 6,560 1,519 837 2,939 999

Mar 2009

8,539 6,926 1,614 882 3,028 872

Apr 2009

8,960 7,276 1,684 869 3,107 901

May 2009

9,421 7,623 1,798 904 3,201 965

June 2009

9,529 7,816 1,712 819 3,331 1,001

July 2009

9,464 7,751 1,713 891 3,260 1,004

Aug 2009

9,641 7,987 1,654 842 3,282 1,085

Sept 2009

9,956 8,063 1,894 880 3,262 1,153

Oct 2009

9,931 8,259 1,672 903 3,411 1,102

Nov 2009

9,752 8,229 1,522 936 3,236 1,330

Dec 2009

9,591 8,095 1,496 923 3,371 1,241

Jan 2010

9,341 7,878 1,463 911 3,650 1,195

Feb 2010

9,596 8,021 1,575 877 3,469 1,192

Mar 2010

9,575 7,907 1,668 893 3,591 1,146

Apr 2010

9,415 8,024 1,391 930 3,772 1,187

May 2010

9,237 7,768 1,469 973 3,388 1,202

June 2010

9,039 7,686 1,353 888 3,300 1,174

July 2010

8,999 7,805 1,194 903 3,377 1,208

Aug 2010

9,127 7,683 1,444 870 3,372 1,278

Sept 2010

9,142 7,804 1,338 804 3,399 1,217

Oct 2010

8,884 7,612 1,272 854 3,481 1,277

Nov 2010

9,491 8,048 1,442 860 3,445 1,275

Dec 2010

8,831 7,458 1,374 920 3,379 1,306

Jan 2011

8,475 7,252 1,224 915 3,358 1,342

Feb 2011

8,353 7,051 1,302 888 3,348 1,287

Mar 2011

8,338 7,088 1,250 888 3,317 1,287

Apr 2011

8,294 7,005 1,289 951 3,416 1,305

May 2011

8,264 7,018 1,247 915 3,379 1,227

June 2011

8,157 6,974 1,183 969 3,514 1,242

July 2011

8,114 6,935 1,179 939 3,383 1,281

Aug 2011

8,009 6,829 1,181 979 3,520 1,254

Sept 2011

8,027 6,824 1,203 973 3,470 1,378

Oct 2011

7,891 6,644 1,247 1,086 3,370 1,287

Nov 2011

7,651 6,471 1,180 1,011 3,357 1,277

Dec 2011

7,555 6,317 1,238 952 3,359 1,282

Jan 2012

7,263 5,987 1,277 942 3,253 1,260

Feb 2012

7,136 5,972 1,163 1,035 3,342 1,367

Mar 2012

7,037 5,887 1,150 1,097 3,278 1,388

Apr 2012

6,848 5,742 1,106 1,008 3,392 1,376

May 2012

6,975 5,826 1,149 899 3,384 1,358

June 2012

7,114 5,875 1,239 929 3,296 1,325

July 2012

7,096 5,743 1,353 867 3,369 1,303

Aug 2012

6,833 5,665 1,168 943 3,352 1,257

Sept 2012

6,548 5,362 1,185 950 3,306 1,260

Oct 2012

6,554 5,465 1,089 1,037 3,298 1,301

Nov 2012

6,464 5,379 1,085 914 3,319 1,333

Dec 2012

6,515 5,389 1,126 992 3,592 1,291

Jan 2013

6,644 5,442 1,202 998 3,430 1,272

Feb 2013

6,453 5,370 1,083 947 3,306 1,253

Mar 2013

6,239 5,125 1,113 976 3,164 1,295

Apr 2013

6,338 5,137 1,202 888 3,184 1,302

May 2013

6,090 5,092 998 942 3,311 1,272

June 2013

6,119 4,965 1,153 1,029 3,381 1,246

July 2013

5,852 4,688 1,165 971 3,243 1,259

Aug 2013

5,893 4,876 1,017 880 3,150 1,289

Sept 2013

5,855 4,741 1,114 974 3,161 1,207

Oct 2013

6,255 4,676 1,579 852 3,057 1,221

Nov 2013

5,738 4,643 1,095 870 3,042 1,154

Dec 2013

5,433 4,424 1,008 855 3,009 1,199

Jan 2014

5,359 4,342 1,018 816 2,791 1,158

Feb 2014

5,422 4,406 1,016 814 2,969 1,209

Mar 2014

5,374 4,327 1,046 795 3,027 1,177

Apr 2014

5,177 4,126 1,051 806 2,622 1,082

May 2014

5,013 3,958 1,055 876 2,859 1,068

June 2014

4,814 3,827 987 854 2,794 1,036

July 2014

4,774 3,806 968 857 2,891 1,098

Aug 2014

4,761 3,674 1,087 849 2,905 1,050

Sept 2014

4,528 3,584 944 812 2,800 1,103

Oct 2014

4,368 3,477 892 781 2,839 1,072

Nov 2014

4,483 3,453 1,030 824 2,748 1,048

Dec 2014

4,339 3,393 947 793 2,676 964

Jan 2015

4,219 3,308 911 868 2,747 1,009

Feb 2015

4,174 3,158 1,015 900 2,630 935

Mar 2015

4,150 3,134 1,015 864 2,635 812

Apr 2015

4,159 3,153 1,006 841 2,676 873

May 2015

4,403 3,274 1,129 819 2,608 978

June 2015

4,070 3,051 1,019 765 2,546 906

July 2015

4,071 3,117 953 841 2,455 834

Aug 2015

3,973 3,029 944 775 2,372 842

Sept 2015

3,877 2,960 917 779 2,427 840

Oct 2015

3,995 2,998 997 785 2,413 825

Nov 2015

3,903 3,005 898 783 2,443 871

Dec 2015

3,795 2,873 921 815 2,467 856

Jan 2016

3,542 2,705 837 770 2,487 812

Feb 2016

3,711 2,757 954 765 2,449 817

Mar 2016

3,843 2,922 921 849 2,468 772

Apr 2016

3,965 3,078 887 859 2,330 855

May 2016

3,736 2,821 916 794 2,215 888

June 2016

3,792 2,667 1,125 826 2,251 917

July 2016

3,740 2,765 975 829 2,273 804

Aug 2016

3,733 2,748 985 893 2,258 871

Sept 2016

3,885 2,828 1,057 922 2,339 803

Oct 2016

3,741 2,713 1,028 957 2,370 796

Nov 2016

3,547 2,678 870 946 2,297 753

Dec 2016

3,610 2,583 1,027 885 2,231 796

Jan 2017

3,678 2,640 1,038 867 2,172 788

Feb 2017

3,653 2,659 994 802 2,188 742

Mar 2017

3,572 2,613 959 792 2,006 791

Apr 2017

3,586 2,647 939 766 2,053 733

May 2017

3,440 2,587 853 787 2,136 674

June 2017

3,391 2,477 914 801 1,979 663

July 2017

3,355 2,345 1,010 743 2,089 678

Aug 2017

3,461 2,450 1,011 802 2,118 641

Sept 2017

3,331 2,429 902 749 2,099 656

Oct 2017

3,253 2,344 909 742 2,037 617

Nov 2017

3,205 2,218 987 766 2,076 703

Dec 2017

3,261 2,316 946 720 2,003 611

Jan 2018

3,218 2,369 849 718 1,964 642

Feb 2018

3,225 2,355 869 773 1,930 682

Mar 2018

3,112 2,264 848 866 1,902 624

Apr 2018

3,062 2,200 862 803 2,035 661

May 2018

2,891 2,083 807 850 1,890 577

June 2018

3,073 2,126 947 798 2,019 545

July 2018

2,963 2,107 856 834 1,793 561

Aug 2018

2,807 1,963 844 887 1,841 573

Sept 2018

2,807 1,974 834 738 1,919 572

Oct 2018

2,886 2,032 855 725 1,956 590

Nov 2018

2,900 2,022 878 707 1,933 581

Dec 2018

2,932 2,152 780 830 1,985 620

Jan 2019

3,100 2,154 945 808 1,948 608

Feb 2019

2,857 2,064 793 839 1,872 614

Mar 2019

2,833 1,957 876 777 1,956 627

Apr 2019

2,738 2,016 722 723 1,962 596

May 2019

2,679 1,820 858 822 1,849 603

June 2019

2,746 1,898 847 896 1,806 487

July 2019

2,784 1,964 820 841 1,775 586

Aug 2019

2,808 2,002 806 793 1,771 556

Sept 2019

2,523 1,780 744 834 1,678 651

Oct 2019

2,759 1,943 816 835 1,731 604

Nov 2019

2,815 1,993 822 768 1,702 578

Dec 2019

2,783 1,956 827 830 1,673 573

Jan 2020

2,580 1,957 623 833 1,860 556

Feb 2020

2,702 1,922 780 765 1,800 497

Mar 2020

4,235 2,159 2,076 708 1,750 543

Apr 2020

20,577 2,560 18,017 549 1,490 418

May 2020

18,290 2,999 15,292 545 1,636 537

June 2020

14,171 3,557 10,614 560 2,286 570

July 2020

12,926 3,718 9,208 589 2,298 526

Aug 2020

10,220 4,080 6,140 616 2,057 544

Sept 2020

8,996 4,412 4,584 808 2,120 533

Oct 2020

7,761 4,541 3,220 765 2,028 517

Nov 2020

7,443 4,633 2,809 688 1,985 570

Dec 2020

7,348 4,257 3,091 756 2,249 508

Jan 2021

6,963 4,237 2,726 653 1,998 545

Feb 2021

6,609 4,345 2,264 706 2,138 573

Mar 2021

6,262 4,199 2,063 768 2,248 503

Apr 2021

6,270 4,196 2,074 818 2,132 595

May 2021

5,822 4,001 1,820 783 2,174 526

June 2021

5,727 3,914 1,813 945 2,283 499

July 2021

4,907 3,695 1,212 927 2,289 468

Aug 2021

4,441 3,234 1,206 830 2,446 514

Sept 2021

4,002 2,919 1,083 792 2,275 491

Oct 2021

3,700 2,659 1,041 845 2,206 537

Nov 2021

3,369 2,493 875 837 2,154 452

Dec 2021

3,095 2,283 812 724 2,038 513

Jan 2022

3,220 2,261 959 952 1,959 433

Feb 2022

3,044 2,156 888 963 1,947 417

Mar 2022

2,831 2,044 787 787 1,985 463

Apr 2022

2,839 1,987 853 793 1,882 515

May 2022

2,736 1,927 810 764 1,943 535

June 2022

2,645 1,818 827 832 1,990 464

July 2022

2,547 1,756 791 842 1,826 460

Aug 2022

2,720 1,938 782 898 1,836 440

Sept 2022

2,495 1,737 758 905 1,840 447

Oct 2022

2,663 1,816 847 862 1,886 485