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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
2019
May
2020
June
2020
June
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
June
2020

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,703 17,834 14,198 2,744 2,723 3,946 20,626 18,291 14,272

On temporary layoff

841 15,034 10,596 805 801 1,848 18,063 15,343 10,565

Not on temporary layoff

1,862 2,801 3,602 1,939 1,922 2,099 2,563 2,948 3,707

Permanent job losers

1,315 2,206 2,825 1,355 1,279 1,456 2,000 2,295 2,883

Persons who completed temporary jobs

547 595 776 585 644 643 563 653 824

Job leavers

871 513 545 889 777 727 570 554 565

Reentrants

1,963 1,674 2,495 1,850 1,803 1,778 1,477 1,645 2,356

New entrants

754 492 834 537 505 509 389 536 563

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

43.0 86.9 78.6 45.6 46.9 56.7 89.4 87.0 80.4

On temporary layoff

13.4 73.3 58.6 13.4 13.8 26.5 78.3 73.0 59.5

Not on temporary layoff

29.6 13.7 19.9 32.2 33.1 30.2 11.1 14.0 20.9

Job leavers

13.8 2.5 3.0 14.8 13.4 10.5 2.5 2.6 3.2

Reentrants

31.2 8.2 13.8 30.7 31.0 25.5 6.4 7.8 13.3

New entrants

12.0 2.4 4.6 8.9 8.7 7.3 1.7 2.5 3.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.6 11.3 8.8 1.7 1.7 2.4 13.2 11.6 8.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 1.6 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.5

New entrants

0.5 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4

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, 2020