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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-9. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2010 2011 2012 2013
4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

9,056 8,395 8,242 8,050 7,677 7,163 6,982 6,838 6,473 6,497 6,183 5,861 5,753

On temporary layoff

1,360 1,252 1,241 1,204 1,212 1,187 1,169 1,261 1,084 1,124 1,118 1,116 1,210

Not on temporary layoff

7,696 7,143 7,001 6,846 6,465 5,976 5,813 5,577 5,390 5,373 5,065 4,745 4,543

Permanent job losers

6,161 5,752 5,597 5,443 5,103 4,713 4,529 4,361 4,162 4,090 3,803 3,586 3,381

Persons who completed temporary jobs

1,535 1,391 1,404 1,403 1,362 1,263 1,284 1,215 1,228 1,283 1,262 1,160 1,161

Job leavers

878 895 946 969 1,012 1,021 941 927 982 971 945 948 865

Reentrants

3,448 3,348 3,409 3,463 3,381 3,321 3,316 3,334 3,424 3,344 3,232 3,172 3,068

New entrants

1,290 1,309 1,250 1,305 1,289 1,342 1,341 1,277 1,317 1,285 1,258 1,251 1,196


PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

61.7 60.2 59.5 58.4 57.5 55.8 55.5 55.2 53.1 53.7 53.2 52.2 52.9

On temporary layoff

9.3 9.0 9.0 8.7 9.1 9.2 9.3 10.2 8.9 9.3 9.6 9.9 11.1

Not on temporary layoff

52.5 51.2 50.6 49.7 48.4 46.5 46.2 45.1 44.2 44.4 43.6 42.2 41.7

Job leavers

6.0 6.4 6.8 7.0 7.6 7.9 7.5 7.5 8.1 8.0 8.1 8.4 7.9

Reentrants

23.5 24.0 24.6 25.1 25.3 25.8 26.4 26.9 28.1 27.6 27.8 28.2 28.2

New entrants

8.8 9.4 9.0 9.5 9.7 10.4 10.7 10.3 10.8 10.6 10.8 11.1 11.0


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5.9 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7

Job leavers

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

Reentrants

2.2 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0

New entrants

0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: August 03, 2021