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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
2021
2nd
2022
2nd
2021
2nd
2022
2nd
2021
2nd
2022
2nd
2021
2nd
2022
2nd
2021
2nd
2022

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

9,311 5,780 6,296 3,951 1,901 1,258 584 301 2,107 1,238

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,727 2,525 3,962 1,790 1,129 533 359 107 1,341 553

On temporary layoff

1,768 697 1,273 553 281 100 123 21 418 169

Not on temporary layoff

3,960 1,828 2,689 1,237 849 432 235 86 924 384

Permanent job losers

3,236 1,318 2,224 884 665 315 201 73 737 242

Persons who completed temporary jobs

723 510 465 354 184 117 34 13 186 142

Job leavers

811 761 576 544 150 146 36 44 170 135

Reentrants

2,206 1,948 1,407 1,275 507 445 142 108 435 403

New entrants

567 547 351 342 114 134 47 42 161 147

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

61.5 43.7 62.9 45.3 59.4 42.3 61.4 35.7 63.7 44.7

On temporary layoff

19.0 12.1 20.2 14.0 14.8 8.0 21.1 7.0 19.8 13.7

Not on temporary layoff

42.5 31.6 42.7 31.3 44.6 34.4 40.3 28.7 43.8 31.0

Job leavers

8.7 13.2 9.2 13.8 7.9 11.6 6.2 14.6 8.1 10.9

Reentrants

23.7 33.7 22.3 32.3 26.7 35.4 24.4 35.9 20.6 32.6

New entrants

6.1 9.5 5.6 8.7 6.0 10.6 8.0 13.8 7.6 11.9

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3.6 1.5 3.2 1.4 5.5 2.5 3.5 1.0 4.6 1.8

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.4

Reentrants

1.4 1.2 1.1 1.0 2.5 2.1 1.4 1.0 1.5 1.3

New entrants

0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 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: July 08, 2022