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.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,992 2,885 2,474 3,316 2,854 3,065 3,017 2,875 2,796

On temporary layoff

568 893 507 891 803 906 890 872 820

Not on temporary layoff

2,424 1,992 1,967 2,425 2,052 2,159 2,127 2,003 1,975

Permanent job losers

1,742 1,337 1,238 1,728 1,439 1,486 1,455 1,345 1,248

Persons who completed temporary jobs

682 655 729 697 612 673 672 658 727

Job leavers

805 967 794 737 852 811 844 862 730

Reentrants

2,127 1,869 1,939 2,068 1,882 2,086 1,799 1,846 1,877

New entrants

631 649 559 663 571 578 591 584 586

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

45.6 45.3 42.9 48.9 46.3 46.9 48.3 46.6 46.7

On temporary layoff

8.7 14.0 8.8 13.1 13.0 13.9 14.2 14.1 13.7

Not on temporary layoff

37.0 31.3 34.1 35.8 33.3 33.0 34.0 32.5 33.0

Job leavers

12.3 15.2 13.8 10.9 13.8 12.4 13.5 14.0 12.2

Reentrants

32.4 29.3 33.6 30.5 30.6 31.9 28.8 29.9 31.3

New entrants

9.6 10.2 9.7 9.8 9.3 8.8 9.5 9.5 9.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.9 1.8 1.5 2.1 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.2

New entrants

0.4 0.4 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: October 05, 2018