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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-33. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason White Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino
ethnicity
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

6,180 3,694 1,932 1,184 571 310 2,189 1,156

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,180 1,878 1,224 540 371 138 1,499 604

On temporary layoff

1,398 572 294 111 140 33 515 161

Not on temporary layoff

2,782 1,306 930 429 231 105 984 443

Permanent job losers

2,330 910 750 312 189 96 812 269

Persons who completed temporary jobs

452 397 180 117 42 8 172 174

Job leavers

553 512 158 148 22 55 153 130

Reentrants

1,168 1,046 450 409 155 85 395 307

New entrants

279 258 101 86 24 33 141 115

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

67.6 50.8 63.3 45.6 64.9 44.5 68.5 52.2

On temporary layoff

22.6 15.5 15.2 9.4 24.5 10.7 23.5 13.9

Not on temporary layoff

45.0 35.4 48.1 36.2 40.4 33.8 44.9 38.3

Job leavers

9.0 13.8 8.2 12.5 3.8 17.6 7.0 11.3

Reentrants

18.9 28.3 23.3 34.5 27.1 27.4 18.1 26.5

New entrants

4.5 7.0 5.2 7.3 4.2 10.5 6.4 10.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.4 1.5 6.0 2.6 3.6 1.3 5.1 2.0

Job leavers

0.4 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.4

Reentrants

0.9 0.8 2.2 1.9 1.5 0.8 1.4 1.0

New entrants

0.2 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.4

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022