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
Apr.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,716 3,812 3,369 3,864 3,639 3,713 3,709 3,519 3,538

On temporary layoff

748 1,125 794 847 1,033 1,062 979 953 934

Not on temporary layoff

2,968 2,686 2,576 3,017 2,606 2,651 2,730 2,567 2,604

Permanent job losers

2,065 1,880 1,795 2,066 1,902 1,981 2,042 1,819 1,806

Persons who completed temporary jobs

903 806 781 951 704 670 688 748 799

Job leavers

810 778 726 864 905 862 802 798 789

Reentrants

2,163 2,004 1,858 2,337 2,219 2,170 2,197 2,066 2,032

New entrants

724 691 602 847 783 813 773 790 712

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

50.1 52.3 51.4 48.8 48.2 49.1 49.6 49.1 50.0

On temporary layoff

10.1 15.5 12.1 10.7 13.7 14.0 13.1 13.3 13.2

Not on temporary layoff

40.0 36.9 39.3 38.1 34.5 35.1 36.5 35.8 36.8

Job leavers

10.9 10.7 11.1 10.9 12.0 11.4 10.7 11.1 11.2

Reentrants

29.2 27.5 28.4 29.5 29.4 28.7 29.4 28.8 28.7

New entrants

9.8 9.5 9.2 10.7 10.4 10.8 10.3 11.0 10.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.3 2.4 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.4 1.3 1.2 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4

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

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