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
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

4,869 4,217 1,555 1,439 292 290 1,526 1,283

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,328 2,043 654 609 140 105 702 648

On temporary layoff

554 638 116 109 32 19 196 187

Not on temporary layoff

1,774 1,405 539 500 108 85 506 462

Permanent job losers

1,295 1,008 372 354 88 63 336 304

Persons who completed temporary jobs

479 398 166 147 20 23 171 158

Job leavers

652 505 179 170 51 46 205 150

Reentrants

1,478 1,278 511 495 81 101 457 347

New entrants

411 391 211 166 19 39 162 137

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

47.8 48.4 42.1 42.3 47.9 36.0 46.0 50.5

On temporary layoff

11.4 15.1 7.4 7.6 10.9 6.6 12.8 14.6

Not on temporary layoff

36.4 33.3 34.6 34.8 37.0 29.4 33.2 36.0

Job leavers

13.4 12.0 11.5 11.8 17.6 15.7 13.4 11.7

Reentrants

30.4 30.3 32.9 34.4 27.9 34.8 29.9 27.1

New entrants

8.4 9.3 13.5 11.5 6.7 13.5 10.6 10.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.9 1.6 3.3 3.0 1.5 1.1 2.6 2.4

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.0 2.6 2.4 0.8 1.0 1.7 1.3

New entrants

0.3 0.3 1.1 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.6 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: December 08, 2017