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
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,017 4,595 1,590 1,453 398 338 1,473 1,322

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,533 2,226 642 696 174 124 670 604

On temporary layoff

973 878 131 150 51 16 246 189

Not on temporary layoff

1,560 1,348 511 546 123 109 424 415

Permanent job losers

1,139 948 366 348 105 90 314 256

Persons who completed temporary jobs

421 401 145 198 18 19 110 159

Job leavers

561 613 133 164 34 58 133 151

Reentrants

1,366 1,288 583 377 112 94 473 336

New entrants

557 467 231 216 78 61 196 231

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

50.5 48.4 40.4 47.9 43.8 36.8 45.5 45.7

On temporary layoff

19.4 19.1 8.2 10.3 12.9 4.6 16.7 14.3

Not on temporary layoff

31.1 29.3 32.2 37.6 30.9 32.2 28.8 31.4

Job leavers

11.2 13.3 8.4 11.3 8.6 17.2 9.0 11.4

Reentrants

27.2 28.0 36.7 26.0 28.2 27.8 32.1 25.5

New entrants

11.1 10.2 14.5 14.9 19.5 18.2 13.3 17.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.0 1.8 3.2 3.4 1.8 1.2 2.4 2.1

Job leavers

0.4 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.1 1.0 2.9 1.8 1.1 0.9 1.7 1.2

New entrants

0.4 0.4 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.8

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: August 03, 2018