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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
Jan.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

6,152 4,355 4,912 5,354 4,521 4,349 4,480 4,325 4,242

On temporary layoff

1,493 1,034 1,328 996 924 847 1,070 959 902

Not on temporary layoff

4,660 3,320 3,584 4,359 3,597 3,501 3,410 3,366 3,339

Permanent job losers

3,460 2,340 2,491 3,298 2,653 2,505 2,446 2,388 2,371

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,199 980 1,093 1,061 944 997 964 977 968

Job leavers

825 741 868 815 816 782 835 798 851

Reentrants

2,869 2,422 2,832 2,911 2,805 2,856 2,761 2,701 2,829

New entrants

1,008 814 885 1,181 1,094 1,058 1,045 971 1,033

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

56.7 52.3 51.7 52.2 49.0 48.1 49.1 49.2 47.4

On temporary layoff

13.8 12.4 14.0 9.7 10.0 9.4 11.7 10.9 10.1

Not on temporary layoff

42.9 39.9 37.7 42.5 39.0 38.7 37.4 38.3 37.3

Job leavers

7.6 8.9 9.1 7.9 8.8 8.6 9.2 9.1 9.5

Reentrants

26.4 29.1 29.8 28.4 30.4 31.6 30.3 30.7 31.6

New entrants

9.3 9.8 9.3 11.5 11.8 11.7 11.5 11.0 11.5

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4.0 2.8 3.1 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.9 1.6 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.8

New entrants

0.7 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7

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

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2015
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