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
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,287 6,370 3,219 2,731 3,210 2,902 858 737

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,536 2,885 1,897 1,409 1,500 1,329 139 147

On temporary layoff

1,051 893 453 340 558 488 40 65

Not on temporary layoff

2,485 1,992 1,444 1,070 942 841 99 81

Permanent job losers

1,788 1,337 1,022 684 706 620 60 33

Persons who completed temporary jobs

697 655 421 385 236 221 39 48

Job leavers

874 967 436 480 388 427 50 60

Reentrants

2,151 1,869 753 708 1,150 991 248 170

New entrants

725 649 134 133 172 155 420 361

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

48.5 45.3 58.9 51.6 46.7 45.8 16.3 19.9

On temporary layoff

14.4 14.0 14.1 12.4 17.4 16.8 4.7 8.9

Not on temporary layoff

34.1 31.3 44.8 39.2 29.3 29.0 11.6 11.1

Job leavers

12.0 15.2 13.5 17.6 12.1 14.7 5.8 8.1

Reentrants

29.5 29.3 23.4 25.9 35.8 34.2 28.9 23.0

New entrants

10.0 10.2 4.1 4.9 5.3 5.3 49.0 48.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.2 1.8 2.3 1.7 2.1 1.8 2.2 2.5

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.0

Reentrants

1.3 1.2 0.9 0.9 1.6 1.4 3.9 2.8

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 6.6 6.0

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 07, 2018