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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.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Sept.
2015
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,912 3,820 4,287 4,246 3,883 3,944 3,873 3,796 3,664

On temporary layoff

1,328 1,000 1,314 919 901 936 939 937 923

Not on temporary layoff

3,584 2,820 2,974 3,327 2,982 3,007 2,934 2,859 2,741

Permanent job losers

2,491 2,006 1,986 2,357 2,139 2,115 2,112 2,044 1,876

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,093 814 988 970 843 893 822 815 865

Job leavers

868 762 774 851 778 790 800 821 766

Reentrants

2,832 2,239 2,537 2,836 2,443 2,435 2,449 2,476 2,468

New entrants

885 721 711 1,026 832 812 847 858 827

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

51.7 50.6 51.6 47.4 48.9 49.4 48.6 47.7 47.4

On temporary layoff

14.0 13.3 15.8 10.3 11.3 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.9

Not on temporary layoff

37.7 37.4 35.8 37.1 37.6 37.7 36.8 36.0 35.5

Job leavers

9.1 10.1 9.3 9.5 9.8 9.9 10.0 10.3 9.9

Reentrants

29.8 29.7 30.5 31.7 30.8 30.5 30.7 31.1 31.9

New entrants

9.3 9.6 8.6 11.4 10.5 10.2 10.6 10.8 10.7

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.1 2.4 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3

Job leavers

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.8 1.4 1.6 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

New entrants

0.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 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: February 05, 2016
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