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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,497 3,316 3,214 3,149 3,254 3,273 3,279 3,146 2,958 2,854 3,065 3,017 2,875

On temporary layoff

1,030 891 862 950 915 912 878 865 862 803 906 890 872

Not on temporary layoff

2,467 2,425 2,352 2,200 2,339 2,361 2,401 2,281 2,096 2,052 2,159 2,127 2,003

Permanent job losers

1,777 1,728 1,688 1,539 1,636 1,652 1,709 1,645 1,418 1,439 1,486 1,455 1,345

Persons who completed temporary jobs

690 697 664 661 703 709 692 637 678 612 673 672 658

Job leavers

790 737 731 739 715 716 780 864 815 852 811 844 862

Reentrants

2,137 2,068 2,001 2,025 2,003 1,958 1,948 1,967 2,009 1,882 2,086 1,799 1,846

New entrants

653 663 626 697 581 645 704 625 623 571 578 591 584


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 48.9 48.9 47.6 49.7 49.6 48.9 47.7 46.2 46.3 46.9 48.3 46.6

On temporary layoff

14.6 13.1 13.1 14.4 14.0 13.8 13.1 13.1 13.5 13.0 13.9 14.2 14.1

Not on temporary layoff

34.9 35.8 35.8 33.3 35.7 35.8 35.8 34.6 32.7 33.3 33.0 34.0 32.5

Job leavers

11.2 10.9 11.1 11.2 10.9 10.9 11.6 13.1 12.7 13.8 12.4 13.5 14.0

Reentrants

30.2 30.5 30.5 30.6 30.6 29.7 29.0 29.8 31.4 30.6 31.9 28.8 29.9

New entrants

9.2 9.8 9.5 10.5 8.9 9.8 10.5 9.5 9.7 9.3 8.8 9.5 9.5


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

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

Job leavers

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

Reentrants

1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1

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: September 07, 2018