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.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,716 3,791 3,300 3,227 2,858 2,842 2,903 3,082 2,857

On temporary layoff

1,172 1,432 1,088 871 793 804 762 937 820

Not on temporary layoff

2,544 2,359 2,212 2,356 2,066 2,038 2,141 2,144 2,037

Permanent job losers

1,799 1,536 1,406 1,667 1,365 1,337 1,432 1,427 1,300

Persons who completed temporary jobs

745 823 806 689 701 701 710 717 737

Job leavers

774 804 840 784 731 697 839 805 840

Reentrants

1,962 1,999 1,908 1,954 1,914 1,880 1,958 1,945 1,905

New entrants

639 547 577 703 605 577 588 606 623

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

52.4 53.1 49.8 48.4 46.8 47.4 46.2 47.9 45.9

On temporary layoff

16.5 20.1 16.4 13.1 13.0 13.4 12.1 14.6 13.2

Not on temporary layoff

35.9 33.0 33.4 35.3 33.8 34.0 34.1 33.3 32.7

Job leavers

10.9 11.3 12.7 11.8 12.0 11.6 13.3 12.5 13.5

Reentrants

27.7 28.0 28.8 29.3 31.3 31.4 31.1 30.2 30.6

New entrants

9.0 7.7 8.7 10.5 9.9 9.6 9.3 9.4 10.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.3 2.3 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

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

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Last Modified Date: March 08, 2019