HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2017 2018
May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,333 3,447 3,357 3,497 3,316 3,214 3,149 3,254 3,273 3,279 3,146 2,958 2,854

On temporary layoff

816 907 1,030 1,030 891 862 950 915 912 878 865 862 803

Not on temporary layoff

2,517 2,539 2,327 2,467 2,425 2,352 2,200 2,339 2,361 2,401 2,281 2,096 2,052

Permanent job losers

1,751 1,765 1,669 1,777 1,728 1,688 1,539 1,636 1,652 1,709 1,645 1,418 1,439

Persons who completed temporary jobs

766 774 658 690 697 664 661 703 709 692 637 678 612

Job leavers

798 816 760 790 737 731 739 715 716 780 864 815 852

Reentrants

2,100 2,055 2,086 2,137 2,068 2,001 2,025 2,003 1,958 1,948 1,967 2,009 1,882

New entrants

658 680 697 653 663 626 697 581 645 704 625 623 571


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 49.3 48.7 49.4 48.9 48.9 47.6 49.7 49.6 48.9 47.7 46.2 46.3

On temporary layoff

11.8 13.0 14.9 14.6 13.1 13.1 14.4 14.0 13.8 13.1 13.1 13.5 13.0

Not on temporary layoff

36.5 36.3 33.7 34.9 35.8 35.8 33.3 35.7 35.8 35.8 34.6 32.7 33.3

Job leavers

11.6 11.7 11.0 11.2 10.9 11.1 11.2 10.9 10.9 11.6 13.1 12.7 13.8

Reentrants

30.5 29.4 30.2 30.2 30.5 30.5 30.6 30.6 29.7 29.0 29.8 31.4 30.6

New entrants

9.6 9.7 10.1 9.2 9.8 9.5 10.5 8.9 9.8 10.5 9.5 9.7 9.3


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 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: June 01, 2018