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.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

4,462 4,130 1,469 1,219 301 269 1,258 1,223

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,322 2,003 740 554 147 124 689 609

On temporary layoff

632 585 97 81 17 18 204 122

Not on temporary layoff

1,690 1,418 642 472 130 106 486 487

Permanent job losers

1,218 989 394 288 104 74 347 307

Persons who completed temporary jobs

472 428 248 184 27 32 139 181

Job leavers

518 532 145 126 34 48 129 113

Reentrants

1,252 1,268 403 392 84 79 315 368

New entrants

369 327 181 146 36 17 124 133

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

52.0 48.5 50.4 45.4 48.9 46.2 54.8 49.8

On temporary layoff

14.2 14.2 6.6 6.7 5.6 6.9 16.2 10.0

Not on temporary layoff

37.9 34.3 43.7 38.8 43.3 39.3 38.6 39.8

Job leavers

11.6 12.9 9.9 10.4 11.2 18.0 10.3 9.3

Reentrants

28.1 30.7 27.4 32.2 27.8 29.4 25.0 30.1

New entrants

8.3 7.9 12.3 12.0 12.1 6.4 9.9 10.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.9 1.6 3.7 2.7 1.5 1.2 2.5 2.2

Job leavers

0.4 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.4

Reentrants

1.0 1.0 2.0 1.9 0.9 0.8 1.2 1.3

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.5

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 04, 2018