HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2013 2014 2015 2016
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,809 5,425 4,975 4,669 4,397 4,221 4,168 3,954 3,894 3,769 3,736 3,806 3,643

On temporary layoff

1,238 1,032 1,010 993 973 985 1,022 938 945 938 927 1,023 974

Not on temporary layoff

4,571 4,393 3,965 3,676 3,424 3,236 3,145 3,016 2,949 2,831 2,810 2,783 2,669

Permanent job losers

3,399 3,270 2,900 2,615 2,440 2,280 2,192 2,135 2,101 1,987 1,987 1,985 1,904

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,172 1,123 1,066 1,061 984 956 953 881 848 844 823 798 765

Job leavers

862 809 843 842 800 872 810 802 795 789 835 877 928

Reentrants

3,043 2,924 2,751 2,871 2,764 2,673 2,597 2,423 2,450 2,463 2,276 2,303 2,275

New entrants

1,188 1,190 1,059 1,079 1,026 936 912 835 844 817 868 825 767


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

53.3 52.4 51.7 49.4 48.9 48.5 49.1 49.3 48.8 48.1 48.4 48.7 47.9

On temporary layoff

11.4 10.0 10.5 10.5 10.8 11.3 12.0 11.7 11.8 12.0 12.0 13.1 12.8

Not on temporary layoff

41.9 42.5 41.2 38.9 38.1 37.2 37.1 37.6 36.9 36.1 36.4 35.6 35.1

Job leavers

7.9 7.8 8.8 8.9 8.9 10.0 9.5 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.8 11.2 12.2

Reentrants

27.9 28.3 28.6 30.3 30.8 30.7 30.6 30.2 30.7 31.4 29.5 29.5 29.9

New entrants

10.9 11.5 11.0 11.4 11.4 10.8 10.7 10.4 10.6 10.4 11.2 10.6 10.1


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.7 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3

Job leavers

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

Reentrants

2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4

New entrants

0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 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: January 06, 2017