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
2nd
2017
2nd
2018
2nd
2017
2nd
2018
2nd
2017
2nd
2018
2nd
2017
2nd
2018
2nd
2017
2nd
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,792 6,166 4,603 4,298 1,468 1,239 339 273 1,293 1,262

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,248 2,774 2,281 1,977 679 559 134 108 621 599

On temporary layoff

765 733 607 571 99 100 17 18 175 162

Not on temporary layoff

2,483 2,041 1,674 1,406 580 459 117 90 446 438

Permanent job losers

1,731 1,406 1,188 982 362 292 101 74 306 279

Persons who completed temporary jobs

752 635 486 424 217 167 16 16 139 159

Job leavers

749 779 539 570 133 120 41 43 150 128

Reentrants

2,059 1,985 1,342 1,369 457 402 110 90 387 384

New entrants

737 629 441 383 199 159 54 32 136 150

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

47.8 45.0 49.5 46.0 46.2 45.1 39.5 39.5 48.0 47.5

On temporary layoff

11.3 11.9 13.2 13.3 6.7 8.1 5.0 6.5 13.5 12.8

Not on temporary layoff

36.6 33.1 36.4 32.7 39.5 37.0 34.4 33.1 34.4 34.7

Job leavers

11.0 12.6 11.7 13.2 9.1 9.7 12.2 15.8 11.6 10.1

Reentrants

30.3 32.2 29.2 31.8 31.1 32.4 32.5 32.9 30.0 30.5

New entrants

10.8 10.2 9.6 8.9 13.6 12.8 15.8 11.8 10.5 11.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.0 1.7 1.8 1.6 3.4 2.7 1.4 1.1 2.3 2.1

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1 2.3 2.0 1.1 0.9 1.4 1.4

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.3 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: July 06, 2018