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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,412 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412 2,545 2,207 2,418 2,160 2,290 2,574 2,397 2,421

5 to 14 weeks

2,253 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205 2,131 2,239 2,140 2,266 2,329 2,234 2,296 2,136

15 weeks and over

3,324 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391 3,367 3,058 3,108 3,170 3,062 3,131 3,144 2,933

15 to 26 weeks

1,270 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178 1,304 1,173 1,129 1,150 1,056 1,157 1,165 1,077

27 weeks and over

2,054 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213 2,063 1,885 1,979 2,020 2,006 1,974 1,979 1,856

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.9 27.6 28.9 29.0 28.4 27.7 26.7 27.7 28.1 27.6 27.5 27.2 26.3

Median duration, in weeks

10.7 10.5 10.9 11.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.3 11.6 11.2 10.3 10.2 10.1

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

30.2 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1 31.6 29.4 31.5 28.4 29.8 32.4 30.6 32.3

5 to 14 weeks

28.2 27.7 29.4 28.6 27.5 26.5 29.8 27.9 29.8 30.3 28.1 29.3 28.5

15 weeks and over

41.6 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4 41.9 40.8 40.5 41.7 39.9 39.4 40.1 39.2

15 to 26 weeks

15.9 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 16.2 15.6 14.7 15.1 13.8 14.6 14.9 14.4

27 weeks and over

25.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6 25.7 25.1 25.8 26.6 26.1 24.9 25.2 24.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: December 02, 2016