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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
July
2014
June
2015
July
2015
July
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,867 3,951 4,204 4,830 4,189 4,136 4,267 4,088 4,143

On temporary layoff

1,131 1,044 1,140 992 999 950 1,041 1,052 999

Not on temporary layoff

3,737 2,907 3,063 3,838 3,190 3,185 3,226 3,035 3,145

Permanent job losers

2,622 2,060 2,182 2,683 2,223 2,238 2,217 2,126 2,224

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,115 847 881 1,155 967 948 1,009 909 921

Job leavers

887 736 875 857 875 828 829 773 843

Reentrants

3,074 2,662 2,604 2,860 2,689 2,685 2,615 2,516 2,447

New entrants

1,479 1,289 1,122 1,080 815 868 971 933 826

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

47.2 45.7 47.7 50.2 48.9 48.6 49.1 49.2 50.2

On temporary layoff

11.0 12.1 13.0 10.3 11.7 11.2 12.0 12.7 12.1

Not on temporary layoff

36.3 33.7 34.8 39.9 37.2 37.4 37.2 36.5 38.1

Job leavers

8.6 8.5 9.9 8.9 10.2 9.7 9.5 9.3 10.2

Reentrants

29.8 30.8 29.6 29.7 31.4 31.5 30.1 30.3 29.6

New entrants

14.3 14.9 12.7 11.2 9.5 10.2 11.2 11.2 10.0

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.1 2.5 2.7 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

2.0 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6

New entrants

0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5

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

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2015
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