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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-11. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason 2022 2023
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2,633 2,616 2,693 2,530 2,695 2,761 2,629 2,529 2,752 2,949 2,642 2,960 2,900

On temporary layoff

832 802 796 772 853 806 814 734 816 833 709 767 842

Not on temporary layoff

1,802 1,814 1,898 1,758 1,842 1,956 1,815 1,795 1,935 2,117 1,933 2,193 2,058

Permanent job losers

1,256 1,225 1,314 1,202 1,267 1,351 1,339 1,257 1,380 1,552 1,445 1,588 1,493

Persons who completed temporary jobs

546 589 584 555 575 605 476 538 555 564 488 605 565

Job leavers

833 843 897 904 861 829 825 884 891 845 790 765 794

Reentrants

1,979 1,822 1,833 1,834 1,873 1,798 1,767 1,817 1,847 1,665 1,761 1,821 1,745

New entrants

466 465 451 460 494 558 497 531 515 492 531 508 558


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

44.5 45.5 45.8 44.2 45.5 46.4 46.0 43.9 45.8 49.6 46.2 48.9 48.4

On temporary layoff

14.1 14.0 13.5 13.5 14.4 13.5 14.2 12.7 13.6 14.0 12.4 12.7 14.0

Not on temporary layoff

30.5 31.6 32.3 30.7 31.1 32.9 31.7 31.2 32.2 35.6 33.8 36.2 34.3

Job leavers

14.1 14.7 15.3 15.8 14.5 13.9 14.4 15.3 14.8 14.2 13.8 12.6 13.2

Reentrants

33.5 31.7 31.2 32.0 31.6 30.2 30.9 31.5 30.8 28.0 30.8 30.1 29.1

New entrants

7.9 8.1 7.7 8.0 8.3 9.4 8.7 9.2 8.6 8.3 9.3 8.4 9.3


UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.8 1.6 1.8 1.7

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.0

New entrants

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

NOTE: Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to total unemployed because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: May 21, 2024