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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.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,503 4,244 4,149 4,194 3,873 3,796 3,664 3,749 3,835

On temporary layoff

1,199 1,282 1,106 1,004 939 937 923 960 921

Not on temporary layoff

3,304 2,962 3,044 3,190 2,934 2,859 2,741 2,790 2,914

Permanent job losers

2,298 2,049 2,153 2,229 2,112 2,044 1,876 1,969 2,068

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,006 912 891 961 822 815 865 821 845

Job leavers

853 766 829 870 800 821 766 760 833

Reentrants

2,597 2,467 2,450 2,666 2,449 2,476 2,468 2,467 2,495

New entrants

729 742 688 812 847 858 827 833 778

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.9 51.6 51.1 49.1 48.6 47.7 47.4 48.0 48.3

On temporary layoff

13.8 15.6 13.6 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.9 12.3 11.6

Not on temporary layoff

38.0 36.0 37.5 37.3 36.8 36.0 35.5 35.7 36.7

Job leavers

9.8 9.3 10.2 10.2 10.0 10.3 9.9 9.7 10.5

Reentrants

29.9 30.0 30.2 31.2 30.7 31.1 31.9 31.6 31.4

New entrants

8.4 9.0 8.5 9.5 10.6 10.8 10.7 10.7 9.8

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.9 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.7 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

New entrants

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

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

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Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016
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