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
May
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017
May
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,322 3,369 3,017 3,578 3,713 3,709 3,519 3,538 3,327

On temporary layoff

645 794 575 836 1,062 979 953 934 814

Not on temporary layoff

2,677 2,576 2,442 2,742 2,651 2,730 2,567 2,604 2,513

Permanent job losers

1,955 1,795 1,699 1,985 1,981 2,042 1,819 1,806 1,741

Persons who completed temporary jobs

722 781 743 757 670 688 748 799 772

Job leavers

744 726 741 803 862 802 798 789 804

Reentrants

2,305 1,858 2,187 2,215 2,170 2,197 2,066 2,032 2,100

New entrants

835 602 628 865 813 773 790 712 656

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

46.1 51.4 45.9 48.0 49.1 49.6 49.1 50.0 48.3

On temporary layoff

9.0 12.1 8.7 11.2 14.0 13.1 13.3 13.2 11.8

Not on temporary layoff

37.1 39.3 37.2 36.7 35.1 36.5 35.8 36.8 36.5

Job leavers

10.3 11.1 11.3 10.8 11.4 10.7 11.1 11.2 11.7

Reentrants

32.0 28.4 33.3 29.7 28.7 29.4 28.8 28.7 30.5

New entrants

11.6 9.2 9.5 11.6 10.8 10.3 11.0 10.1 9.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 2.1 1.9 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.1

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.5 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4

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

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