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.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,812 3,716 3,375 3,516 3,149 3,254 3,273 3,279 3,146

On temporary layoff

1,125 1,172 1,007 946 950 915 912 878 865

Not on temporary layoff

2,686 2,544 2,368 2,570 2,200 2,339 2,361 2,401 2,281

Permanent job losers

1,880 1,799 1,696 1,817 1,539 1,636 1,652 1,709 1,645

Persons who completed temporary jobs

806 745 672 752 661 703 709 692 637

Job leavers

778 774 850 793 739 715 716 780 864

Reentrants

2,004 1,962 1,912 2,064 2,025 2,003 1,958 1,948 1,967

New entrants

691 639 534 769 697 581 645 704 625

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

52.3 52.4 50.6 49.2 47.6 49.7 49.6 48.9 47.7

On temporary layoff

15.5 16.5 15.1 13.2 14.4 14.0 13.8 13.1 13.1

Not on temporary layoff

36.9 35.9 35.5 36.0 33.3 35.7 35.8 35.8 34.6

Job leavers

10.7 10.9 12.7 11.1 11.2 10.9 10.9 11.6 13.1

Reentrants

27.5 27.7 28.7 28.9 30.6 30.6 29.7 29.0 29.8

New entrants

9.5 9.0 8.0 10.8 10.5 8.9 9.8 10.5 9.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.4 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.3 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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Last Modified Date: April 06, 2018