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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,323 2,449 2,388 2,477 2,451 2,553 2,423 2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375

5 to 14 weeks

2,525 2,428 2,558 2,584 2,346 2,401 2,418 2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293

15 weeks and over

5,557 5,327 5,402 5,352 4,922 4,801 4,593 4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059

15 to 26 weeks

1,680 1,699 1,597 1,669 1,509 1,451 1,516 1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274

27 weeks and over

3,877 3,628 3,804 3,682 3,413 3,351 3,076 3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

36.8 35.3 36.9 35.2 34.8 34.3 33.3 32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8

Median duration, in weeks

17.0 15.9 16.2 15.9 15.6 14.5 13.2 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6

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

22.3 24.0 23.1 23.8 25.2 26.2 25.7 26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2

5 to 14 weeks

24.3 23.8 24.7 24.8 24.1 24.6 25.6 25.3 25.7 27.0 25.5 26.1 26.3

15 weeks and over

53.4 52.2 52.2 51.4 50.6 49.2 48.7 47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5

15 to 26 weeks

16.1 16.6 15.4 16.0 15.5 14.9 16.1 14.8 15.8 15.4 15.6 15.4 14.6

27 weeks and over

37.3 35.6 36.8 35.4 35.1 34.3 32.6 33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 09, 2015