Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,244 4,361 4,184 3,771 3,749 3,542 3,639 3,713 3,709

On temporary layoff

1,282 1,518 1,307 960 994 896 1,033 1,062 979

Not on temporary layoff

2,962 2,843 2,877 2,810 2,755 2,646 2,606 2,651 2,730

Permanent job losers

2,049 2,093 2,118 1,991 1,906 1,903 1,902 1,981 2,042

Persons who completed temporary jobs

912 750 759 819 848 743 704 670 688

Job leavers

766 864 803 760 945 934 905 862 802

Reentrants

2,467 2,224 2,220 2,449 2,339 2,266 2,219 2,170 2,197

New entrants

742 701 681 833 791 728 783 813 773

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.6 53.5 53.0 48.3 47.9 47.4 48.2 49.1 49.6

On temporary layoff

15.6 18.6 16.6 12.3 12.7 12.0 13.7 14.0 13.1

Not on temporary layoff

36.0 34.9 36.5 36.0 35.2 35.4 34.5 35.1 36.5

Job leavers

9.3 10.6 10.2 9.7 12.1 12.5 12.0 11.4 10.7

Reentrants

30.0 27.3 28.1 31.3 29.9 30.3 29.4 28.7 29.4

New entrants

9.0 8.6 8.6 10.7 10.1 9.7 10.4 10.8 10.3

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.7 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.6 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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