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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,488 2,707 2,397 2,347 2,471 2,106 2,373 2,339 2,412 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412

5 to 14 weeks

2,330 2,339 2,507 2,350 2,249 2,354 2,211 2,295 2,253 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205

15 weeks and over

3,801 3,665 3,778 3,513 3,372 3,443 3,337 3,359 3,324 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391

15 to 26 weeks

1,255 1,162 1,286 1,385 1,182 1,254 1,228 1,227 1,270 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178

27 weeks and over

2,547 2,503 2,491 2,128 2,190 2,189 2,109 2,132 2,054 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

30.4 30.5 30.5 28.1 28.3 28.3 26.3 28.0 27.9 27.6 28.9 29.0 28.4

Median duration, in weeks

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

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

28.9 31.1 27.6 28.6 30.5 26.6 30.0 29.3 30.2 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1

5 to 14 weeks

27.0 26.8 28.9 28.6 27.8 29.8 27.9 28.7 28.2 27.7 29.4 28.6 27.5

15 weeks and over

44.1 42.1 43.5 42.8 41.7 43.6 42.1 42.0 41.6 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4

15 to 26 weeks

14.6 13.3 14.8 16.9 14.6 15.9 15.5 15.4 15.9 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7

27 weeks and over

29.5 28.7 28.7 25.9 27.1 27.7 26.6 26.7 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016