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
Dec.
2017
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,298 2,598 2,947 3,249 2,868 2,796 2,858 2,842 2,903

On temporary layoff

1,010 699 834 923 855 812 793 804 762

Not on temporary layoff

2,288 1,899 2,113 2,326 2,013 1,984 2,066 2,038 2,141

Permanent job losers

1,604 1,242 1,415 1,627 1,351 1,257 1,365 1,337 1,432

Persons who completed temporary jobs

684 657 698 699 663 727 701 701 710

Job leavers

673 699 775 726 866 739 731 697 839

Reentrants

1,827 1,829 1,810 1,985 1,864 1,889 1,914 1,880 1,958

New entrants

480 524 496 568 586 588 605 577 588

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

52.5 46.0 48.9 49.8 46.4 46.5 46.8 47.4 46.2

On temporary layoff

16.1 12.4 13.8 14.1 13.8 13.5 13.0 13.4 12.1

Not on temporary layoff

36.4 33.6 35.0 35.6 32.6 33.0 33.8 34.0 34.1

Job leavers

10.7 12.4 12.9 11.1 14.0 12.3 12.0 11.6 13.3

Reentrants

29.1 32.4 30.0 30.4 30.1 31.4 31.3 31.4 31.1

New entrants

7.7 9.3 8.2 8.7 9.5 9.8 9.9 9.6 9.3

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 1.6 1.8 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.8

Job leavers

0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5

Reentrants

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.3 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: January 04, 2019