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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
Oct.
2021
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Oct.
2021
June
2022
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,306 2,176 2,335 3,700 2,645 2,547 2,720 2,495 2,663

On temporary layoff

693 463 526 1,041 827 791 782 758 847

Not on temporary layoff

2,613 1,713 1,809 2,659 1,818 1,756 1,938 1,737 1,816

Permanent job losers

2,082 1,161 1,260 2,102 1,273 1,166 1,354 1,181 1,241

Persons who completed temporary jobs

530 552 549 557 545 589 584 556 576

Job leavers

869 976 887 845 832 842 898 905 862

Reentrants

2,186 1,867 1,887 2,206 1,990 1,826 1,836 1,840 1,886

New entrants

536 441 501 537 464 460 440 447 485

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

47.9 39.9 41.6 50.8 44.6 44.9 46.2 43.9 45.2

On temporary layoff

10.1 8.5 9.4 14.3 13.9 13.9 13.3 13.3 14.4

Not on temporary layoff

37.9 31.4 32.2 36.5 30.7 30.9 32.9 30.5 30.8

Job leavers

12.6 17.9 15.8 11.6 14.0 14.8 15.2 15.9 14.6

Reentrants

31.7 34.2 33.6 30.3 33.6 32.2 31.2 32.4 32.0

New entrants

7.8 8.1 8.9 7.4 7.8 8.1 7.5 7.9 8.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.0 1.3 1.4 2.3 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.4 1.1 1.1 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to total unemployed in table A-1 because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: November 04, 2022