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
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

4,463 3,913 1,385 1,189 353 356 1,329 1,211

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,027 1,676 589 547 204 121 609 502

On temporary layoff

443 368 58 87 33 20 122 124

Not on temporary layoff

1,584 1,308 531 460 171 100 487 378

Permanent job losers

1,120 823 357 274 147 88 313 233

Persons who completed temporary jobs

464 486 174 187 24 12 174 145

Job leavers

621 578 131 112 33 65 156 161

Reentrants

1,420 1,332 510 405 81 103 446 411

New entrants

394 327 155 125 35 67 118 137

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

45.4 42.8 42.6 46.0 57.8 34.0 45.8 41.5

On temporary layoff

9.9 9.4 4.2 7.3 9.5 5.7 9.2 10.3

Not on temporary layoff

35.5 33.4 38.4 38.7 48.4 28.2 36.7 31.2

Job leavers

13.9 14.8 9.4 9.4 9.2 18.2 11.7 13.3

Reentrants

31.8 34.0 36.8 34.1 23.0 28.9 33.6 33.9

New entrants

8.8 8.4 11.2 10.5 9.9 18.9 8.8 11.3

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.6 1.3 2.9 2.7 2.0 1.2 2.2 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

1.1 1.1 2.5 2.0 0.8 1.0 1.6 1.5

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.4 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: October 05, 2018