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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.
2018
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2018
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,510 2,227 2,340 2,858 2,736 2,798 2,876 2,572 2,674

On temporary layoff

507 428 468 793 801 836 817 731 762

Not on temporary layoff

2,003 1,799 1,872 2,066 1,935 1,963 2,059 1,841 1,912

Permanent job losers

1,317 1,269 1,216 1,365 1,358 1,361 1,397 1,308 1,259

Persons who completed temporary jobs

686 530 656 701 577 602 661 532 653

Job leavers

746 897 859 731 888 833 781 840 849

Reentrants

1,951 1,691 1,719 1,914 1,868 1,810 1,801 1,669 1,703

New entrants

564 650 592 605 541 595 574 677 627

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

43.5 40.7 42.5 46.8 45.3 46.4 47.7 44.7 45.7

On temporary layoff

8.8 7.8 8.5 13.0 13.3 13.8 13.6 12.7 13.0

Not on temporary layoff

34.7 32.9 34.0 33.8 32.1 32.5 34.1 32.0 32.7

Job leavers

12.9 16.4 15.6 12.0 14.7 13.8 12.9 14.6 14.5

Reentrants

33.8 30.9 31.2 31.3 31.0 30.0 29.9 29.0 29.1

New entrants

9.8 11.9 10.7 9.9 9.0 9.9 9.5 11.8 10.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.5 1.4 1.4 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.6 1.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0

New entrants

0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 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: November 01, 2019