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
Sept.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,536 3,536 2,992 3,930 3,327 3,444 3,378 3,523 3,359

On temporary layoff

694 1,051 568 1,068 814 900 1,044 1,032 895

Not on temporary layoff

2,842 2,485 2,424 2,862 2,513 2,545 2,334 2,490 2,464

Permanent job losers

1,968 1,788 1,742 1,963 1,741 1,758 1,676 1,799 1,759

Persons who completed temporary jobs

874 697 682 899 772 787 658 691 705

Job leavers

991 874 805 900 804 820 757 804 738

Reentrants

2,367 2,151 2,127 2,327 2,100 2,043 2,083 2,132 2,079

New entrants

764 725 631 802 656 682 703 656 669

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

46.2 48.5 45.6 49.4 48.3 49.3 48.8 49.5 49.1

On temporary layoff

9.1 14.4 8.7 13.4 11.8 12.9 15.1 14.5 13.1

Not on temporary layoff

37.1 34.1 37.0 36.0 36.5 36.4 33.7 35.0 36.0

Job leavers

12.9 12.0 12.3 11.3 11.7 11.7 10.9 11.3 10.8

Reentrants

30.9 29.5 32.4 29.2 30.5 29.2 30.1 30.0 30.4

New entrants

10.0 10.0 9.6 10.1 9.5 9.8 10.2 9.2 9.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.2 2.2 1.9 2.5 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1

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 0.5 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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