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.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,536 3,164 2,885 3,497 2,958 2,854 3,065 3,017 2,875

On temporary layoff

1,051 1,080 893 1,030 862 803 906 890 872

Not on temporary layoff

2,485 2,084 1,992 2,467 2,096 2,052 2,159 2,127 2,003

Permanent job losers

1,788 1,438 1,337 1,777 1,418 1,439 1,486 1,455 1,345

Persons who completed temporary jobs

697 646 655 690 678 612 673 672 658

Job leavers

874 869 967 790 815 852 811 844 862

Reentrants

2,151 1,893 1,869 2,137 2,009 1,882 2,086 1,799 1,846

New entrants

725 803 649 653 623 571 578 591 584

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

48.5 47.0 45.3 49.4 46.2 46.3 46.9 48.3 46.6

On temporary layoff

14.4 16.0 14.0 14.6 13.5 13.0 13.9 14.2 14.1

Not on temporary layoff

34.1 31.0 31.3 34.9 32.7 33.3 33.0 34.0 32.5

Job leavers

12.0 12.9 15.2 11.2 12.7 13.8 12.4 13.5 14.0

Reentrants

29.5 28.1 29.3 30.2 31.4 30.6 31.9 28.8 29.9

New entrants

10.0 11.9 10.2 9.2 9.7 9.3 8.8 9.5 9.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.2 1.9 1.8 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1

New entrants

0.5 0.5 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: September 07, 2018