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
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017
June
2016
June
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,665 5,002 1,733 1,446 358 377 1,602 1,343

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,710 2,446 695 608 156 140 685 588

On temporary layoff

894 739 162 110 39 27 232 179

Not on temporary layoff

1,816 1,707 533 498 117 113 453 409

Permanent job losers

1,344 1,192 377 337 78 99 303 270

Persons who completed temporary jobs

472 515 157 162 39 15 150 139

Job leavers

576 564 129 137 43 36 122 152

Reentrants

1,552 1,378 571 467 97 130 480 422

New entrants

826 614 337 234 62 70 315 182

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 48.9 40.1 42.0 43.5 37.2 42.8 43.8

On temporary layoff

15.8 14.8 9.3 7.6 10.8 7.1 14.5 13.4

Not on temporary layoff

32.1 34.1 30.8 34.5 32.7 30.1 28.3 30.4

Job leavers

10.2 11.3 7.5 9.5 12.1 9.6 7.6 11.3

Reentrants

27.4 27.5 32.9 32.3 27.2 34.5 30.0 31.4

New entrants

14.6 12.3 19.5 16.2 17.2 18.7 19.6 13.6

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.2 1.9 3.5 3.0 1.6 1.4 2.6 2.1

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 2.9 2.3 1.0 1.3 1.8 1.5

New entrants

0.7 0.5 1.7 1.2 0.6 0.7 1.2 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: July 07, 2017