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
Apr.
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,805 3,098 2,484 2,965 2,903 3,082 2,857 2,837 2,651

On temporary layoff

713 1,029 574 865 762 937 820 878 717

Not on temporary layoff

2,092 2,069 1,910 2,100 2,141 2,144 2,037 1,960 1,934

Permanent job losers

1,415 1,470 1,287 1,418 1,432 1,427 1,300 1,379 1,302

Persons who completed temporary jobs

677 599 623 682 710 717 737 580 632

Job leavers

761 763 685 812 839 805 840 779 737

Reentrants

1,836 1,982 1,761 2,001 1,958 1,945 1,905 2,007 1,926

New entrants

530 539 457 615 588 606 623 614 530

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

47.3 48.5 46.1 46.4 46.2 47.9 45.9 45.5 45.4

On temporary layoff

12.0 16.1 10.6 13.5 12.1 14.6 13.2 14.1 12.3

Not on temporary layoff

35.3 32.4 35.5 32.8 34.1 33.3 32.7 31.4 33.1

Job leavers

12.8 12.0 12.7 12.7 13.3 12.5 13.5 12.5 12.6

Reentrants

31.0 31.1 32.7 31.3 31.1 30.2 30.6 32.2 33.0

New entrants

8.9 8.4 8.5 9.6 9.3 9.4 10.0 9.8 9.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.7 1.9 1.5 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.1 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: May 03, 2019