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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,106 2,373 2,339 2,412 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412 2,545 2,207 2,418 2,160 2,290

5 to 14 weeks

2,354 2,211 2,295 2,253 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205 2,131 2,239 2,140 2,266 2,329

15 weeks and over

3,443 3,337 3,359 3,324 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391 3,367 3,058 3,108 3,170 3,062

15 to 26 weeks

1,254 1,228 1,227 1,270 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178 1,304 1,173 1,129 1,150 1,056

27 weeks and over

2,189 2,109 2,132 2,054 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213 2,063 1,885 1,979 2,020 2,006

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

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

Median duration, in weeks

12.1 11.3 11.1 10.7 10.5 10.9 11.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.3 11.6 11.2

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

26.6 30.0 29.3 30.2 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1 31.6 29.4 31.5 28.4 29.8

5 to 14 weeks

29.8 27.9 28.7 28.2 27.7 29.4 28.6 27.5 26.5 29.8 27.9 29.8 30.3

15 weeks and over

43.6 42.1 42.0 41.6 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4 41.9 40.8 40.5 41.7 39.9

15 to 26 weeks

15.9 15.5 15.4 15.9 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 16.2 15.6 14.7 15.1 13.8

27 weeks and over

27.7 26.6 26.7 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6 25.7 25.1 25.8 26.6 26.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2016