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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-17. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total White Black or African
American
Asian Hispanic or Latino
2nd
2022
2nd
2023
2nd
2022
2nd
2023
2nd
2022
2nd
2023
2nd
2022
2nd
2023
2nd
2022
2nd
2023

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

5,780 5,732 3,951 3,873 1,258 1,185 301 336 1,238 1,264

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,525 2,606 1,790 1,816 533 519 107 135 553 601

On temporary layoff

697 640 553 515 100 78 21 19 169 161

Not on temporary layoff

1,828 1,966 1,237 1,301 432 442 86 116 384 440

Permanent job losers

1,318 1,466 884 989 315 304 73 94 242 326

Persons who completed temporary jobs

510 500 354 312 117 137 13 23 142 114

Job leavers

761 744 544 538 146 122 44 29 135 125

Reentrants

1,948 1,798 1,275 1,134 445 432 108 116 403 382

New entrants

547 584 342 385 134 111 42 56 147 156

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

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

43.7 45.5 45.3 46.9 42.3 43.8 35.7 40.1 44.7 47.6

On temporary layoff

12.1 11.2 14.0 13.3 8.0 6.6 7.0 5.5 13.7 12.7

Not on temporary layoff

31.6 34.3 31.3 33.6 34.4 37.3 28.7 34.6 31.0 34.8

Job leavers

13.2 13.0 13.8 13.9 11.6 10.3 14.6 8.8 10.9 9.9

Reentrants

33.7 31.4 32.3 29.3 35.4 36.5 35.9 34.4 32.6 30.2

New entrants

9.5 10.2 8.7 9.9 10.6 9.4 13.8 16.7 11.9 12.3

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.5 1.6 1.4 1.4 2.5 2.4 1.0 1.2 1.8 1.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 2.1 2.0 1.0 1.0 1.3 1.2

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: May 21, 2024