HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-32. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total,
16 years
and over
Men,
20 years
and over
Women,
20 years
and over
Both sexes,
16 to 19
years
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

8,116 7,284 4,020 3,752 3,248 2,795 848 737

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,149 3,812 2,522 2,415 1,530 1,313 97 83

On temporary layoff

1,106 1,125 720 781 351 310 35 34

Not on temporary layoff

3,044 2,686 1,802 1,634 1,179 1,003 62 49

Permanent job losers

2,153 1,880 1,275 1,109 858 736 20 35

Persons who completed temporary jobs

891 806 527 525 321 267 42 14

Job leavers

829 778 377 369 406 374 46 35

Reentrants

2,450 2,004 945 826 1,137 972 369 206

New entrants

688 691 176 142 176 136 336 412

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.1 52.3 62.7 64.4 47.1 47.0 11.4 11.3

On temporary layoff

13.6 15.5 17.9 20.8 10.8 11.1 4.1 4.6

Not on temporary layoff

37.5 36.9 44.8 43.6 36.3 35.9 7.3 6.7

Job leavers

10.2 10.7 9.4 9.8 12.5 13.4 5.4 4.8

Reentrants

30.2 27.5 23.5 22.0 35.0 34.8 43.5 28.0

New entrants

8.5 9.5 4.4 3.8 5.4 4.9 39.7 55.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.6 2.4 3.1 2.9 2.1 1.8 1.8 1.5

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.6

Reentrants

1.5 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.3 6.7 3.7

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 6.1 7.3

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 07, 2017