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
Oct.
2017
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,859 2,474 2,510 3,214 3,065 3,017 2,875 2,796 2,850

On temporary layoff

561 507 507 862 906 890 872 820 793

Not on temporary layoff

2,298 1,967 2,003 2,352 2,159 2,127 2,003 1,975 2,057

Permanent job losers

1,648 1,238 1,317 1,688 1,486 1,455 1,345 1,248 1,355

Persons who completed temporary jobs

650 729 686 664 673 672 658 727 701

Job leavers

763 794 746 731 811 844 862 730 726

Reentrants

2,040 1,939 1,951 2,001 2,086 1,799 1,846 1,877 1,906

New entrants

580 559 564 626 578 591 584 586 606

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

45.8 42.9 43.5 48.9 46.9 48.3 46.6 46.7 46.8

On temporary layoff

9.0 8.8 8.8 13.1 13.9 14.2 14.1 13.7 13.0

Not on temporary layoff

36.8 34.1 34.7 35.8 33.0 34.0 32.5 33.0 33.8

Job leavers

12.2 13.8 12.9 11.1 12.4 13.5 14.0 12.2 11.9

Reentrants

32.7 33.6 33.8 30.5 31.9 28.8 29.9 31.3 31.3

New entrants

9.3 9.7 9.8 9.5 8.8 9.5 9.5 9.8 10.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.8 1.5 1.5 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4

Reentrants

1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1 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: November 02, 2018