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
May
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,572 5,756 3,004 2,761 2,745 2,258 823 737

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,017 2,493 1,739 1,448 1,200 970 78 75

On temporary layoff

575 533 325 304 221 206 29 23

Not on temporary layoff

2,442 1,960 1,414 1,144 979 764 49 52

Permanent job losers

1,699 1,380 988 789 678 551 33 40

Persons who completed temporary jobs

743 580 426 355 301 213 16 12

Job leavers

741 801 319 372 370 373 52 56

Reentrants

2,187 1,933 834 846 1,027 799 326 288

New entrants

628 529 112 94 148 116 368 319

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

45.9 43.3 57.9 52.5 43.7 43.0 9.4 10.2

On temporary layoff

8.7 9.3 10.8 11.0 8.0 9.1 3.5 3.1

Not on temporary layoff

37.2 34.1 47.1 41.5 35.7 33.8 5.9 7.0

Job leavers

11.3 13.9 10.6 13.5 13.5 16.5 6.3 7.6

Reentrants

33.3 33.6 27.8 30.7 37.4 35.4 39.6 39.0

New entrants

9.5 9.2 3.7 3.4 5.4 5.1 44.7 43.2

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.9 1.5 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.3 1.3 1.3

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.9 1.0

Reentrants

1.4 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.1 5.7 5.0

New entrants

0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 6.4 5.6

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

 

Last Modified Date: June 01, 2018