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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-17. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
4th
2021
4th
2022
4th
2021
4th
2022
4th
2021
4th
2022
4th
2021
4th
2022
4th
2021
4th
2022

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,387 5,495 4,214 3,700 1,378 1,176 410 282 1,457 1,206

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,143 2,468 2,138 1,721 688 528 171 98 721 571

On temporary layoff

733 661 553 531 92 82 51 21 197 196

Not on temporary layoff

2,409 1,807 1,584 1,190 596 447 120 76 524 376

Permanent job losers

1,848 1,269 1,214 865 453 287 99 54 387 263

Persons who completed temporary jobs

562 538 371 325 143 160 21 22 137 112

Job leavers

791 824 528 572 155 159 54 38 161 161

Reentrants

2,015 1,729 1,258 1,132 455 372 144 103 424 333

New entrants

439 473 290 275 79 117 41 44 150 141

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

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

49.2 44.9 50.7 46.5 49.9 44.9 41.7 34.6 49.5 47.4

On temporary layoff

11.5 12.0 13.1 14.4 6.7 7.0 12.3 7.5 13.5 16.2

Not on temporary layoff

37.7 32.9 37.6 32.2 43.2 38.0 29.4 27.1 36.0 31.2

Job leavers

12.4 15.0 12.5 15.5 11.3 13.5 13.2 13.4 11.0 13.4

Reentrants

31.5 31.5 29.9 30.6 33.0 31.6 35.2 36.4 29.1 27.6

New entrants

6.9 8.6 6.9 7.4 5.8 9.9 10.0 15.6 10.3 11.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.9 1.5 1.7 1.4 3.4 2.5 1.6 0.9 2.4 1.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 2.2 1.7 1.3 0.9 1.4 1.1

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 06, 2023