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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

Sept 2000

2,524 1,662 861 789 1,812 415

Oct 2000

2,462 1,640 822 817 1,880 402

Nov 2000

2,518 1,624 894 782 1,960 419

Dec 2000

2,612 1,639 973 714 1,879 490

Jan 2001

2,803 1,780 1,024 825 1,972 444

Feb 2001

2,902 1,941 961 829 1,937 396

Mar 2001

3,053 2,041 1,012 814 1,896 378

Apr 2001

3,084 2,040 1,045 754 1,948 457

May 2001

3,171 2,099 1,072 819 1,805 468

June 2001

3,300 2,285 1,015 809 1,899 467

July 2001

3,357 2,355 1,002 806 1,950 448

Aug 2001

3,485 2,415 1,070 885 2,197 485

Sept 2001

3,630 2,466 1,164 837 2,136 473

Oct 2001

4,328 2,999 1,329 884 2,123 481

Nov 2001

4,476 3,285 1,192 853 2,208 495

Dec 2001

4,455 3,338 1,117 902 2,387 515

Jan 2002

4,491 3,333 1,159 891 2,275 484

Feb 2002

4,449 3,320 1,128 880 2,314 507

Mar 2002

4,441 3,345 1,097 891 2,460 538

Apr 2002

4,624 3,487 1,137 993 2,396 527

May 2002

4,650 3,520 1,130 895 2,398 497

June 2002

4,639 3,560 1,079 829 2,383 549

July 2002

4,608 3,432 1,175 834 2,371 545

Aug 2002

4,591 3,424 1,167 848 2,295 612

Sept 2002

4,544 3,488 1,056 796 2,320 536

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

3,618 2,715 903 778 2,454 799

Feb 2016

3,730 2,769 961 773 2,463 815

Mar 2016

3,817 2,882 935 840 2,483 769

Apr 2016

3,882 2,999 883 875 2,347 852

May 2016

3,717 2,810 907 786 2,221 898

June 2016

3,772 2,681 1,091 826 2,291 893

July 2016

3,697 2,741 956 827 2,299 819

Aug 2016

3,757 2,787 970 877 2,272 865

Sept 2016

4,017 2,881 1,136 916 2,319 803

Oct 2016

3,797 2,741 1,056 958 2,339 797

Nov 2016

3,538 2,692 846 931 2,263 745

Dec 2016

3,617 2,588 1,029 900 2,195 783

Jan 2017

3,621 2,588 1,033 875 2,155 782

Feb 2017

3,661 2,682 979 809 2,215 741

Mar 2017

3,491 2,540 951 789 2,027 775

Apr 2017

3,563 2,600 963 778 2,011 708

May 2017

3,414 2,592 822 780 2,122 677

June 2017

3,444 2,552 893 805 2,036 686

July 2017

3,313 2,323 991 740 2,094 696

Aug 2017

3,494 2,489 1,005 790 2,141 657

Sept 2017

3,417 2,471 946 751 2,085 660

Oct 2017

3,251 2,353 897 748 2,007 617

Nov 2017

3,183 2,228 955 760 2,048 719

Dec 2017

3,240 2,310 930 718 1,992 576

Jan 2018

3,199 2,309 889 725 1,953 634

Feb 2018

3,244 2,359 885 778 1,958 691

Mar 2018

3,091 2,241 850 867 1,934 599

Apr 2018

2,999 2,115 884 812 1,984 622

May 2018

2,865 2,094 771 841 1,883 571

June 2018

3,081 2,164 917 795 2,073 585

July 2018

2,978 2,119 858 829 1,802 591

Aug 2018

2,843 1,999 844 875 1,856 591

Sept 2018

2,864 2,007 857 742 1,907 582

Oct 2018

2,876 2,050 825 732 1,925 597

Nov 2018

2,849 2,014 835 709 1,897 585

Dec 2018

2,892 2,123 768 827 1,968 600

Jan 2019

3,060 2,120 940 816 1,944 607

Feb 2019

2,863 2,036 828 841 1,902 619

Mar 2019

2,826 1,959 866 780 2,002 605

Apr 2019

2,660 1,938 722 728 1,899 535

May 2019

2,674 1,810 865 809 1,850 602

June 2019

2,744 1,939 805 889 1,850 537

July 2019

2,796 1,968 828 832 1,794 597

Aug 2019

2,864 2,052 812 784 1,785 577

Sept 2019

2,575 1,846 729 840 1,669 673

Oct 2019

2,691 1,919 772 846 1,698 622

Nov 2019

2,804 2,036 768 776 1,663 581

Dec 2019

2,686 1,880 807 829 1,655 551

Jan 2020

2,665 1,923 742 836 1,838 557

Feb 2020

2,723 1,922 801 777 1,803 505

Mar 2020

3,946 2,099 1,848 727 1,778 509

Apr 2020

20,626 2,563 18,063 570 1,477 389

May 2020

18,291 2,948 15,343 554 1,645 536

June 2020

14,272 3,707 10,565 565 2,356 563

July 2020

12,924 3,699 9,225 571 2,358 513

Aug 2020

10,307 4,147 6,160 589 2,095 554

Sept 2020

9,135 4,498 4,637 801 2,146 537