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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
Sept.
2011
Aug.
2012
Sept.
2012
Sept.
2011
May
2012
June
2012
July
2012
Aug.
2012
Sept.
2012

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

7,636 6,820 6,161 8,028 6,989 7,207 7,123 7,003 6,535

On temporary layoff

813 1,147 787 1,195 1,106 1,331 1,417 1,246 1,169

Not on temporary layoff

6,823 5,673 5,374 6,833 5,883 5,875 5,705 5,757 5,366

Permanent job losers

5,383 4,444 4,296 5,416 4,553 4,560 4,387 4,484 4,311

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,440 1,229 1,078 1,417 1,330 1,315 1,319 1,273 1,055

Job leavers

1,064 1,018 1,041 972 891 936 878 942 957

Reentrants

3,500 3,445 3,339 3,484 3,439 3,227 3,380 3,318 3,306

New entrants

1,320 1,413 1,200 1,323 1,367 1,331 1,311 1,277 1,247

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

56.5 53.7 52.5 58.1 55.1 56.7 56.1 55.8 54.3

On temporary layoff

6.0 9.0 6.7 8.7 8.7 10.5 11.2 9.9 9.7

Not on temporary layoff

50.5 44.7 45.8 49.5 46.4 46.3 45.0 45.9 44.5

Job leavers

7.9 8.0 8.9 7.0 7.0 7.4 6.9 7.5 7.9

Reentrants

25.9 27.1 28.4 25.2 27.1 25.4 26.6 26.5 27.4

New entrants

9.8 11.1 10.2 9.6 10.8 10.5 10.3 10.2 10.4

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5.0 4.4 4.0 5.2 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.2

Job leavers

0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

2.3 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1

New entrants

0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8

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

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2021