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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
June
2020
May
2021
June
2021
June
2020
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021
June
2021

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

14,198 5,384 5,706 14,283 6,586 6,226 6,387 5,841 5,787

On temporary layoff

10,596 1,562 1,796 10,606 2,229 2,026 2,114 1,823 1,811

Not on temporary layoff

3,602 3,821 3,910 3,676 4,357 4,200 4,273 4,019 3,976

Permanent job losers

2,825 3,113 3,159 2,856 3,497 3,432 3,529 3,234 3,187

Persons who completed temporary jobs

776 709 751 821 860 768 744 785 789

Job leavers

545 737 919 571 701 777 824 778 942

Reentrants

2,495 2,224 2,499 2,334 2,124 2,253 2,072 2,149 2,298

New entrants

834 483 760 557 582 497 625 525 494

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

78.6 61.0 57.7 80.5 65.9 63.8 64.5 62.9 60.8

On temporary layoff

58.6 17.7 18.2 59.8 22.3 20.8 21.3 19.6 19.0

Not on temporary layoff

19.9 43.3 39.6 20.7 43.6 43.1 43.1 43.2 41.8

Job leavers

3.0 8.4 9.3 3.2 7.0 8.0 8.3 8.4 9.9

Reentrants

13.8 25.2 25.3 13.2 21.3 23.1 20.9 23.1 24.1

New entrants

4.6 5.5 7.7 3.1 5.8 5.1 6.3 5.7 5.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

8.8 3.4 3.5 8.9 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.6

Job leavers

0.3 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6

Reentrants

1.6 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4

New entrants

0.5 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3

NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to total unemployed in table A-1 because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2021