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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-32. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason Total,
16 years
and over
Men,
20 years
and over
Women,
20 years
and over
Both sexes,
16 to 19
years
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

7,441 6,730 3,199 2,734 3,267 3,028 974 967

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

3,519 3,164 1,781 1,496 1,631 1,551 107 118

On temporary layoff

1,226 1,080 481 374 703 645 42 62

Not on temporary layoff

2,293 2,084 1,300 1,122 929 906 64 56

Permanent job losers

1,666 1,438 950 739 672 664 44 36

Persons who completed temporary jobs

627 646 350 383 256 242 21 21

Job leavers

775 869 328 391 397 405 50 74

Reentrants

2,206 1,893 905 706 1,091 928 210 259

New entrants

941 803 186 142 148 145 607 516

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

47.3 47.0 55.7 54.7 49.9 51.2 11.0 12.2

On temporary layoff

16.5 16.0 15.0 13.7 21.5 21.3 4.4 6.4

Not on temporary layoff

30.8 31.0 40.6 41.0 28.4 29.9 6.6 5.8

Job leavers

10.4 12.9 10.2 14.3 12.1 13.4 5.2 7.6

Reentrants

29.7 28.1 28.3 25.8 33.4 30.6 21.6 26.8

New entrants

12.6 11.9 5.8 5.2 4.5 4.8 62.3 53.4

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

2.2 1.9 2.2 1.8 2.3 2.1 1.5 1.6

Job leavers

0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 1.0

Reentrants

1.4 1.2 1.1 0.8 1.5 1.3 2.9 3.6

New entrants

0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 8.5 7.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: August 03, 2021