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.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,352 2,992 2,859 3,749 3,444 3,378 3,523 3,359 3,227

On temporary layoff

673 568 561 994 900 1,044 1,032 895 842

Not on temporary layoff

2,679 2,424 2,298 2,755 2,545 2,334 2,490 2,464 2,384

Permanent job losers

1,856 1,742 1,648 1,906 1,758 1,676 1,799 1,759 1,709

Persons who completed temporary jobs

823 682 650 848 787 658 691 705 676

Job leavers

975 805 763 945 820 757 804 738 742

Reentrants

2,374 2,127 2,040 2,339 2,043 2,083 2,132 2,079 2,006

New entrants

746 631 580 791 682 703 656 669 629

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

45.0 45.6 45.8 47.9 49.3 48.8 49.5 49.1 48.9

On temporary layoff

9.0 8.7 9.0 12.7 12.9 15.1 14.5 13.1 12.8

Not on temporary layoff

36.0 37.0 36.8 35.2 36.4 33.7 35.0 36.0 36.1

Job leavers

13.1 12.3 12.2 12.1 11.7 10.9 11.3 10.8 11.2

Reentrants

31.9 32.4 32.7 29.9 29.2 30.1 30.0 30.4 30.4

New entrants

10.0 9.6 9.3 10.1 9.8 10.2 9.2 9.8 9.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 1.9 1.8 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.0

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.5 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 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: November 03, 2017