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
Aug.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,787 3,519 3,536 3,777 3,538 3,327 3,444 3,378 3,523

On temporary layoff

1,000 1,226 1,051 1,002 934 814 900 1,044 1,032

Not on temporary layoff

2,787 2,293 2,485 2,775 2,604 2,513 2,545 2,334 2,490

Permanent job losers

1,987 1,666 1,788 1,989 1,806 1,741 1,758 1,676 1,799

Persons who completed temporary jobs

800 627 697 786 799 772 787 658 691

Job leavers

967 775 874 893 789 804 820 757 804

Reentrants

2,283 2,206 2,151 2,284 2,032 2,100 2,043 2,083 2,132

New entrants

959 941 725 853 712 656 682 703 656

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

47.4 47.3 48.5 48.4 50.0 48.3 49.3 48.8 49.5

On temporary layoff

12.5 16.5 14.4 12.8 13.2 11.8 12.9 15.1 14.5

Not on temporary layoff

34.9 30.8 34.1 35.5 36.8 36.5 36.4 33.7 35.0

Job leavers

12.1 10.4 12.0 11.4 11.2 11.7 11.7 10.9 11.3

Reentrants

28.5 29.7 29.5 29.3 28.7 30.5 29.2 30.1 30.0

New entrants

12.0 12.6 10.0 10.9 10.1 9.5 9.8 10.2 9.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.4 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

New entrants

0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 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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