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
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,149 4,184 3,812 3,851 3,542 3,639 3,713 3,709 3,519

On temporary layoff

1,106 1,307 1,125 928 896 1,033 1,062 979 953

Not on temporary layoff

3,044 2,877 2,686 2,923 2,646 2,606 2,651 2,730 2,567

Permanent job losers

2,153 2,118 1,880 2,082 1,903 1,902 1,981 2,042 1,819

Persons who completed temporary jobs

891 759 806 842 743 704 670 688 748

Job leavers

829 803 778 839 934 905 862 802 798

Reentrants

2,450 2,220 2,004 2,483 2,266 2,219 2,170 2,197 2,066

New entrants

688 681 691 783 728 783 813 773 790

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.1 53.0 52.3 48.4 47.4 48.2 49.1 49.6 49.1

On temporary layoff

13.6 16.6 15.5 11.7 12.0 13.7 14.0 13.1 13.3

Not on temporary layoff

37.5 36.5 36.9 36.7 35.4 34.5 35.1 36.5 35.8

Job leavers

10.2 10.2 10.7 10.5 12.5 12.0 11.4 10.7 11.1

Reentrants

30.2 28.1 27.5 31.2 30.3 29.4 28.7 29.4 28.8

New entrants

8.5 8.6 9.5 9.8 9.7 10.4 10.8 10.3 11.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.6 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.5 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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