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.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,369 3,375 2,805 3,538 3,254 3,273 3,279 3,146 2,958

On temporary layoff

794 1,007 713 946 915 912 878 865 862

Not on temporary layoff

2,576 2,368 2,092 2,592 2,339 2,361 2,401 2,281 2,096

Permanent job losers

1,795 1,696 1,415 1,798 1,636 1,652 1,709 1,645 1,418

Persons who completed temporary jobs

781 672 677 794 703 709 692 637 678

Job leavers

726 850 761 785 715 716 780 864 815

Reentrants

1,858 1,912 1,836 2,044 2,003 1,958 1,948 1,967 2,009

New entrants

602 534 530 707 581 645 704 625 623

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.4 50.6 47.3 50.0 49.7 49.6 48.9 47.7 46.2

On temporary layoff

12.1 15.1 12.0 13.4 14.0 13.8 13.1 13.1 13.5

Not on temporary layoff

39.3 35.5 35.3 36.6 35.7 35.8 35.8 34.6 32.7

Job leavers

11.1 12.7 12.8 11.1 10.9 10.9 11.6 13.1 12.7

Reentrants

28.4 28.7 31.0 28.9 30.6 29.7 29.0 29.8 31.4

New entrants

9.2 8.0 8.9 10.0 8.9 9.8 10.5 9.5 9.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 2.1 1.7 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.4 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: May 04, 2018