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
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,066 6,286 3,347 2,909 2,906 2,509 814 868

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,271 2,907 1,877 1,649 1,290 1,135 103 123

On temporary layoff

723 807 438 441 253 295 32 71

Not on temporary layoff

2,548 2,100 1,439 1,207 1,038 840 72 52

Permanent job losers

1,838 1,483 1,039 839 754 627 45 16

Persons who completed temporary jobs

710 617 400 368 284 214 27 35

Job leavers

936 757 411 354 457 362 68 41

Reentrants

2,188 1,978 906 803 991 871 292 304

New entrants

671 644 153 103 167 142 350 399

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

46.3 46.2 56.1 56.7 44.4 45.2 12.7 14.2

On temporary layoff

10.2 12.8 13.1 15.2 8.7 11.7 3.9 8.2

Not on temporary layoff

36.1 33.4 43.0 41.5 35.7 33.5 8.8 6.0

Job leavers

13.3 12.0 12.3 12.2 15.7 14.4 8.4 4.8

Reentrants

31.0 31.5 27.1 27.6 34.1 34.7 35.8 35.0

New entrants

9.5 10.2 4.6 3.5 5.8 5.6 43.1 46.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.1 1.8 2.3 2.0 1.8 1.6 1.8 2.2

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 1.2 0.7

Reentrants

1.4 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.4 1.2 5.2 5.5

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 6.3 7.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: December 08, 2017