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
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,526 4,974 1,751 1,602 366 310 1,526 1,425

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,960 2,617 786 853 162 144 806 716

On temporary layoff

895 901 106 115 20 37 296 264

Not on temporary layoff

2,066 1,716 679 738 142 107 510 452

Permanent job losers

1,504 1,240 415 453 113 93 320 314

Persons who completed temporary jobs

561 476 264 285 29 14 190 138

Job leavers

614 573 145 138 37 26 122 167

Reentrants

1,520 1,350 646 455 121 79 432 340

New entrants

431 434 174 157 46 61 166 202

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

53.6 52.6 44.9 53.2 44.3 46.5 52.8 50.2

On temporary layoff

16.2 18.1 6.1 7.2 5.5 12.1 19.4 18.5

Not on temporary layoff

37.4 34.5 38.8 46.0 38.8 34.4 33.4 31.7

Job leavers

11.1 11.5 8.3 8.6 10.2 8.3 8.0 11.7

Reentrants

27.5 27.1 36.9 28.4 33.0 25.6 28.3 23.9

New entrants

7.8 8.7 10.0 9.8 12.6 19.6 10.9 14.1

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.4 2.1 4.0 4.3 1.7 1.5 3.0 2.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.6

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 3.3 2.3 1.3 0.8 1.6 1.2

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7

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: April 07, 2017