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
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,542 7,170 3,836 3,656 2,924 2,810 782 704

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,820 3,668 2,408 2,311 1,294 1,241 118 116

On temporary layoff

1,000 1,117 665 733 294 327 40 58

Not on temporary layoff

2,820 2,550 1,743 1,578 999 914 78 58

Permanent job losers

2,006 1,863 1,229 1,131 723 697 54 35

Persons who completed temporary jobs

814 687 514 447 276 217 24 23

Job leavers

762 842 352 356 368 455 42 31

Reentrants

2,239 2,003 884 852 1,099 939 256 212

New entrants

721 657 192 137 163 175 366 345

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

50.6 51.2 62.8 63.2 44.2 44.2 15.1 16.5

On temporary layoff

13.3 15.6 17.3 20.0 10.1 11.6 5.1 8.2

Not on temporary layoff

37.4 35.6 45.4 43.2 34.2 32.5 10.0 8.3

Job leavers

10.1 11.7 9.2 9.7 12.6 16.2 5.4 4.4

Reentrants

29.7 27.9 23.1 23.3 37.6 33.4 32.7 30.1

New entrants

9.6 9.2 5.0 3.7 5.6 6.2 46.8 48.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.4 2.3 3.0 2.8 1.8 1.7 2.1 2.1

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.6

Reentrants

1.4 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.5 1.3 4.6 3.8

New entrants

0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 6.6 6.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 06, 2017