HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2015 2016
May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,397 2,347 2,471 2,106 2,373 2,339 2,412 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412 2,545 2,207

5 to 14 weeks

2,507 2,350 2,249 2,354 2,211 2,295 2,253 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205 2,131 2,239

15 weeks and over

3,778 3,513 3,372 3,443 3,337 3,359 3,324 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391 3,367 3,058

15 to 26 weeks

1,286 1,385 1,182 1,254 1,228 1,227 1,270 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178 1,304 1,173

27 weeks and over

2,491 2,128 2,190 2,189 2,109 2,132 2,054 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213 2,063 1,885

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

30.5 28.1 28.3 28.3 26.3 28.0 27.9 27.6 28.9 29.0 28.4 27.7 26.7

Median duration, in weeks

11.6 11.4 11.4 12.1 11.3 11.1 10.7 10.5 10.9 11.2 11.4 11.4 10.7

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

Less than 5 weeks

27.6 28.6 30.5 26.6 30.0 29.3 30.2 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1 31.6 29.4

5 to 14 weeks

28.9 28.6 27.8 29.8 27.9 28.7 28.2 27.7 29.4 28.6 27.5 26.5 29.8

15 weeks and over

43.5 42.8 41.7 43.6 42.1 42.0 41.6 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4 41.9 40.8

15 to 26 weeks

14.8 16.9 14.6 15.9 15.5 15.4 15.9 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 16.2 15.6

27 weeks and over

28.7 25.9 27.1 27.7 26.6 26.7 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6 25.7 25.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016