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Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Mar.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,779 4,721 4,503 5,416 4,480 4,325 4,242 4,180 4,189

On temporary layoff

1,236 1,349 1,199 1,046 1,070 959 902 1,021 999

Not on temporary layoff

4,543 3,372 3,304 4,370 3,410 3,366 3,339 3,158 3,190

Permanent job losers

3,370 2,316 2,298 3,237 2,446 2,388 2,371 2,212 2,223

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,174 1,056 1,006 1,132 964 977 968 946 967

Job leavers

780 894 853 807 835 798 851 884 875

Reentrants

2,929 2,635 2,597 3,027 2,761 2,701 2,829 2,655 2,689

New entrants

1,049 845 729 1,157 1,045 971 1,033 972 815

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

54.8 51.9 51.9 52.0 49.1 49.2 47.4 48.1 48.9

On temporary layoff

11.7 14.8 13.8 10.1 11.7 10.9 10.1 11.7 11.7

Not on temporary layoff

43.1 37.1 38.0 42.0 37.4 38.3 37.3 36.3 37.2

Job leavers

7.4 9.8 9.8 7.8 9.2 9.1 9.5 10.2 10.2

Reentrants

27.8 29.0 29.9 29.1 30.3 30.7 31.6 30.5 31.4

New entrants

10.0 9.3 8.4 11.1 11.5 11.0 11.5 11.2 9.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.7 3.0 2.9 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

1.9 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7

New entrants

0.7 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 03, 2015
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