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
May
2017
Apr.
2018
May
2018
May
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,017 2,805 2,493 3,333 3,273 3,279 3,146 2,958 2,854

On temporary layoff

575 713 533 816 912 878 865 862 803

Not on temporary layoff

2,442 2,092 1,960 2,517 2,361 2,401 2,281 2,096 2,052

Permanent job losers

1,699 1,415 1,380 1,751 1,652 1,709 1,645 1,418 1,439

Persons who completed temporary jobs

743 677 580 766 709 692 637 678 612

Job leavers

741 761 801 798 716 780 864 815 852

Reentrants

2,187 1,836 1,933 2,100 1,958 1,948 1,967 2,009 1,882

New entrants

628 530 529 658 645 704 625 623 571

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

45.9 47.3 43.3 48.4 49.6 48.9 47.7 46.2 46.3

On temporary layoff

8.7 12.0 9.3 11.8 13.8 13.1 13.1 13.5 13.0

Not on temporary layoff

37.2 35.3 34.1 36.5 35.8 35.8 34.6 32.7 33.3

Job leavers

11.3 12.8 13.9 11.6 10.9 11.6 13.1 12.7 13.8

Reentrants

33.3 31.0 33.6 30.5 29.7 29.0 29.8 31.4 30.6

New entrants

9.5 8.9 9.2 9.6 9.8 10.5 9.5 9.7 9.3

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.9 1.7 1.5 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.4 1.1 1.2 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: June 01, 2018