HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2013 2014
Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,497 2,491 2,704 2,665 2,548 2,527 2,571 2,794 2,439 2,255 2,434 2,373 2,461

5 to 14 weeks

2,843 2,844 2,642 2,848 2,826 2,738 2,685 2,636 2,585 2,506 2,429 2,568 2,581

15 weeks and over

6,355 6,329 6,287 6,218 6,031 5,973 5,927 5,824 5,786 5,530 5,336 5,464 5,417

15 to 26 weeks

1,779 1,969 1,934 1,892 1,786 1,704 1,802 1,777 1,742 1,651 1,689 1,615 1,677

27 weeks and over

4,576 4,360 4,353 4,325 4,246 4,269 4,125 4,047 4,044 3,878 3,646 3,849 3,739

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

37.0 36.6 36.9 35.7 36.7 37.0 36.8 36.0 37.1 37.1 35.4 37.1 35.6

Median duration, in weeks

18.1 17.3 16.9 16.2 15.8 16.5 16.4 16.5 17.0 17.1 16.0 16.4 16.3

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

21.4 21.4 23.2 22.7 22.3 22.5 23.0 24.8 22.6 21.9 23.9 22.8 23.5

5 to 14 weeks

24.3 24.4 22.7 24.3 24.8 24.4 24.0 23.4 23.9 24.4 23.8 24.7 24.7

15 weeks and over

54.3 54.3 54.0 53.0 52.9 53.2 53.0 51.7 53.5 53.7 52.3 52.5 51.8

15 to 26 weeks

15.2 16.9 16.6 16.1 15.7 15.2 16.1 15.8 16.1 16.0 16.6 15.5 16.0

27 weeks and over

39.1 37.4 37.4 36.9 37.2 38.0 36.9 36.0 37.4 37.7 35.8 37.0 35.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 04, 2014