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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-33. Unemployed persons by reason for unemployment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Reason White Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino
ethnicity
June
2022
June
2023
June
2022
June
2023
June
2022
June
2023
June
2022
June
2023

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Total unemployed

4,422 4,182 1,297 1,392 352 391 1,350 1,379

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1,897 1,920 500 596 109 138 558 616

On temporary layoff

675 654 104 130 14 29 179 205

Not on temporary layoff

1,223 1,266 396 466 95 109 379 411

Permanent job losers

880 956 283 314 74 97 250 317

Persons who completed temporary jobs

343 310 113 152 21 12 129 94

Job leavers

591 535 177 137 30 44 157 146

Reentrants

1,463 1,190 460 511 153 115 461 404

New entrants

471 536 160 148 60 93 174 212

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

42.9 45.9 38.6 42.8 31.1 35.4 41.3 44.7

On temporary layoff

15.3 15.6 8.0 9.3 4.1 7.5 13.3 14.9

Not on temporary layoff

27.7 30.3 30.5 33.5 27.0 27.9 28.0 29.8

Job leavers

13.4 12.8 13.7 9.8 8.5 11.4 11.6 10.6

Reentrants

33.1 28.5 35.5 36.7 43.4 29.4 34.2 29.3

New entrants

10.6 12.8 12.3 10.7 17.0 23.9 12.9 15.4

UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE
CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

1.5 1.5 2.3 2.7 1.0 1.2 1.8 1.9

Job leavers

0.5 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5

Reentrants

1.2 0.9 2.2 2.3 1.4 1.0 1.5 1.3

New entrants

0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.7

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