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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

9,220 5,458 4,828 2,834 3,773 2,069 618 555

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,092 2,650 3,485 1,572 2,461 970 145 108

On temporary layoff

1,944 731 1,122 402 765 278 56 51

Not on temporary layoff

4,148 1,919 2,363 1,170 1,696 693 89 57

Permanent job losers

3,438 1,373 1,961 815 1,406 520 71 37

Persons who completed temporary jobs

710 546 401 354 290 172 18 19

Job leavers

775 752 379 376 362 311 34 65

Reentrants

1,896 1,654 811 718 842 725 243 210

New entrants

457 402 154 167 107 63 196 173

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

66.1 48.6 72.2 55.5 65.2 46.9 23.5 19.4

On temporary layoff

21.1 13.4 23.2 14.2 20.3 13.4 9.1 9.2

Not on temporary layoff

45.0 35.2 48.9 41.3 44.9 33.5 14.4 10.3

Job leavers

8.4 13.8 7.8 13.3 9.6 15.0 5.5 11.6

Reentrants

20.6 30.3 16.8 25.4 22.3 35.0 39.3 37.8

New entrants

5.0 7.4 3.2 5.9 2.8 3.1 31.7 31.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.8 1.6 4.2 1.9 3.4 1.3 2.5 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 1.1

Reentrants

1.2 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.0 4.2 3.6

New entrants

0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 3.4 2.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022