HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2014 2015 2016 2017
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,425 4,975 4,669 4,397 4,221 4,168 3,954 3,894 3,769 3,736 3,806 3,643 3,647

On temporary layoff

1,032 1,010 993 973 985 1,022 938 945 938 927 1,023 974 998

Not on temporary layoff

4,393 3,965 3,676 3,424 3,236 3,145 3,016 2,949 2,831 2,810 2,783 2,669 2,649

Permanent job losers

3,270 2,900 2,615 2,440 2,280 2,192 2,135 2,101 1,987 1,987 1,985 1,904 1,947

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,123 1,066 1,061 984 956 953 881 848 844 823 798 765 702

Job leavers

809 843 842 800 872 810 802 795 789 835 877 928 821

Reentrants

2,924 2,751 2,871 2,764 2,673 2,597 2,423 2,450 2,463 2,276 2,303 2,275 2,144

New entrants

1,190 1,059 1,079 1,026 936 912 835 844 817 868 825 767 792


PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

52.4 51.7 49.4 48.9 48.5 49.1 49.3 48.8 48.1 48.4 48.7 47.9 49.3

On temporary layoff

10.0 10.5 10.5 10.8 11.3 12.0 11.7 11.8 12.0 12.0 13.1 12.8 13.5

Not on temporary layoff

42.5 41.2 38.9 38.1 37.2 37.1 37.6 36.9 36.1 36.4 35.6 35.1 35.8

Job leavers

7.8 8.8 8.9 8.9 10.0 9.5 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.8 11.2 12.2 11.1

Reentrants

28.3 28.6 30.3 30.8 30.7 30.6 30.2 30.7 31.4 29.5 29.5 29.9 29.0

New entrants

11.5 11.0 11.4 11.4 10.8 10.7 10.4 10.6 10.4 11.2 10.6 10.1 10.7


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.5 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5

Reentrants

1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3

New entrants

0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 07, 2017