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
Nov.
2016
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,271 2,859 2,907 3,542 3,378 3,523 3,359 3,227 3,159

On temporary layoff

723 561 807 896 1,044 1,032 895 842 963

Not on temporary layoff

2,548 2,298 2,100 2,646 2,334 2,490 2,464 2,384 2,196

Permanent job losers

1,838 1,648 1,483 1,903 1,676 1,799 1,759 1,709 1,542

Persons who completed temporary jobs

710 650 617 743 658 691 705 676 655

Job leavers

936 763 757 934 757 804 738 742 751

Reentrants

2,188 2,040 1,978 2,266 2,083 2,132 2,079 2,006 2,029

New entrants

671 580 644 728 703 656 669 629 691

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

46.3 45.8 46.2 47.4 48.8 49.5 49.1 48.9 47.6

On temporary layoff

10.2 9.0 12.8 12.0 15.1 14.5 13.1 12.8 14.5

Not on temporary layoff

36.1 36.8 33.4 35.4 33.7 35.0 36.0 36.1 33.1

Job leavers

13.3 12.2 12.0 12.5 10.9 11.3 10.8 11.2 11.3

Reentrants

31.0 32.7 31.5 30.3 30.1 30.0 30.4 30.4 30.6

New entrants

9.5 9.3 10.2 9.7 10.2 9.2 9.8 9.5 10.4

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 1.8 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.4 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 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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