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    Jan 1967    
 
 
    May 2024
Name May 2024 Apr 2024 May 2023 Units
NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED
Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs
2,836 Thousands of Persons 2,973 Thousands of Persons 2,610 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
On temporary layoff
556 Thousands of Persons 688 Thousands of Persons 503 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Not on temporary layoff
2,279 Thousands of Persons 2,286 Thousands of Persons 2,107 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Permanent job losers
1,724 Thousands of Persons 1,728 Thousands of Persons 1,567 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Persons who completed temporary jobs
555 Thousands of Persons 558 Thousands of Persons 540 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Job leavers
670 Thousands of Persons 744 Thousands of Persons 715 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Reentrants
2,105 Thousands of Persons 1,723 Thousands of Persons 1,880 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
New entrants
624 Thousands of Persons 453 Thousands of Persons 495 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs
45.5 Percent 50.5 Percent 45.8 Percent %
On temporary layoff
8.9 Percent 11.7 Percent 8.8 Percent %
Not on temporary layoff
36.6 Percent 38.8 Percent 37.0 Percent %
Job leavers
10.7 Percent 12.6 Percent 12.5 Percent %
Reentrants
33.8 Percent 29.2 Percent 33.0 Percent %
New entrants
10.0 Percent 7.7 Percent 8.7 Percent %
UNEMPLOYED AS A PERCENT OF THE CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE
Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs
1.7 Percent 1.8 Percent 1.6 Percent %
Job leavers
0.4 Percent 0.4 Percent 0.4 Percent %
Reentrants
1.3 Percent 1.0 Percent 1.1 Percent %
New entrants
0.4 Percent 0.3 Percent 0.3 Percent %
   

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