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
Aug.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,885 2,986 2,906 2,868 2,651 2,664 2,736 2,798 2,876

On temporary layoff

893 1,050 863 855 717 869 801 836 817

Not on temporary layoff

1,992 1,935 2,042 2,013 1,934 1,795 1,935 1,963 2,059

Permanent job losers

1,337 1,362 1,389 1,351 1,302 1,289 1,358 1,361 1,397

Persons who completed temporary jobs

655 573 653 663 632 506 577 602 661

Job leavers

967 877 865 866 737 803 888 833 781

Reentrants

1,869 1,881 1,801 1,864 1,926 1,870 1,868 1,810 1,801

New entrants

649 813 631 586 530 599 541 595 574

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

45.3 45.5 46.8 46.4 45.4 44.9 45.3 46.4 47.7

On temporary layoff

14.0 16.0 13.9 13.8 12.3 14.6 13.3 13.8 13.6

Not on temporary layoff

31.3 29.5 32.9 32.6 33.1 30.2 32.1 32.5 34.1

Job leavers

15.2 13.4 13.9 14.0 12.6 13.5 14.7 13.8 12.9

Reentrants

29.3 28.7 29.0 30.1 33.0 31.5 31.0 30.0 29.9

New entrants

10.2 12.4 10.2 9.5 9.1 10.1 9.0 9.9 9.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1

New entrants

0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4

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

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