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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,964 3,886 3,757 3,765 3,808 3,633 3,638 3,439 3,390 3,206 3,233 2,959 2,896

On temporary layoff

941 933 931 958 1,022 964 988 890 984 909 885 857 861

Not on temporary layoff

3,023 2,953 2,826 2,806 2,787 2,669 2,650 2,549 2,406 2,297 2,348 2,102 2,035

Permanent job losers

2,136 2,104 1,976 2,000 1,983 1,901 1,943 1,772 1,725 1,621 1,669 1,448 1,349

Persons who completed temporary jobs

887 850 851 806 803 768 708 778 682 676 680 654 686

Job leavers

800 788 795 838 875 918 822 800 762 729 787 826 812

Reentrants

2,414 2,438 2,475 2,291 2,290 2,261 2,137 2,066 2,097 2,010 1,958 1,992 1,841

New entrants

838 849 802 874 828 773 779 682 671 635 658 590 587


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

49.4 48.8 48.0 48.5 48.8 47.9 49.3 49.2 49.0 48.7 48.7 46.5 47.2

On temporary layoff

11.7 11.7 11.9 12.3 13.1 12.7 13.4 12.7 14.2 13.8 13.3 13.5 14.0

Not on temporary layoff

37.7 37.1 36.1 36.1 35.7 35.2 35.9 36.5 34.8 34.9 35.4 33.0 33.2

Job leavers

10.0 9.9 10.2 10.8 11.2 12.1 11.1 11.4 11.0 11.1 11.9 13.0 13.2

Reentrants

30.1 30.6 31.6 29.5 29.4 29.8 29.0 29.6 30.3 30.6 29.5 31.3 30.0

New entrants

10.5 10.7 10.2 11.3 10.6 10.2 10.6 9.8 9.7 9.6 9.9 9.3 9.6


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.8

Job leavers

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

Reentrants

1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.1

New entrants

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

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

 

Last Modified Date: October 05, 2018