HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2015 2016 2017 2018
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,206 4,188 3,964 3,886 3,757 3,765 3,808 3,633 3,638 3,439 3,390 3,206 3,233

On temporary layoff

978 1,048 941 933 931 958 1,022 964 988 890 984 909 885

Not on temporary layoff

3,228 3,140 3,023 2,953 2,826 2,806 2,787 2,669 2,650 2,549 2,406 2,297 2,348

Permanent job losers

2,268 2,200 2,136 2,104 1,976 2,000 1,983 1,901 1,943 1,772 1,725 1,621 1,669

Persons who completed temporary jobs

961 940 887 850 851 806 803 768 708 778 682 676 680

Job leavers

875 814 800 788 795 838 875 918 822 800 762 729 787

Reentrants

2,681 2,608 2,414 2,438 2,475 2,291 2,290 2,261 2,137 2,066 2,097 2,010 1,958

New entrants

923 916 838 849 802 874 828 773 779 682 671 635 658


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

48.4 49.1 49.4 48.8 48.0 48.5 48.8 47.9 49.3 49.2 49.0 48.7 48.7

On temporary layoff

11.3 12.3 11.7 11.7 11.9 12.3 13.1 12.7 13.4 12.7 14.2 13.8 13.3

Not on temporary layoff

37.2 36.8 37.7 37.1 36.1 36.1 35.7 35.2 35.9 36.5 34.8 34.9 35.4

Job leavers

10.1 9.5 10.0 9.9 10.2 10.8 11.2 12.1 11.1 11.4 11.0 11.1 11.9

Reentrants

30.9 30.6 30.1 30.6 31.6 29.5 29.4 29.8 29.0 29.6 30.3 30.6 29.5

New entrants

10.6 10.7 10.5 10.7 10.2 11.3 10.6 10.2 10.6 9.8 9.7 9.6 9.9


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0

Job leavers

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

Reentrants

1.7 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2

New entrants

0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 06, 2018