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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,794 2,439 2,255 2,434 2,373 2,461 2,447 2,559 2,410 2,587 2,609 2,383 2,473

5 to 14 weeks

2,636 2,585 2,506 2,429 2,568 2,581 2,359 2,390 2,416 2,431 2,449 2,508 2,312

15 weeks and over

5,824 5,786 5,530 5,336 5,464 5,417 4,985 4,814 4,553 4,566 4,450 4,371 4,332

15 to 26 weeks

1,777 1,742 1,651 1,689 1,615 1,677 1,533 1,441 1,472 1,412 1,486 1,416 1,417

27 weeks and over

4,047 4,044 3,878 3,646 3,849 3,739 3,452 3,374 3,081 3,155 2,963 2,954 2,916

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

36.0 37.1 37.1 35.4 37.1 35.6 35.1 34.5 33.5 32.4 31.7 31.5 32.7

Median duration, in weeks

16.5 17.0 17.1 16.0 16.4 16.3 16.0 14.6 13.1 13.3 13.2 13.3 13.7

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

24.8 22.6 21.9 23.9 22.8 23.5 25.0 26.2 25.7 27.0 27.4 25.7 27.1

5 to 14 weeks

23.4 23.9 24.4 23.8 24.7 24.7 24.1 24.5 25.8 25.4 25.8 27.1 25.4

15 weeks and over

51.7 53.5 53.7 52.3 52.5 51.8 50.9 49.3 48.5 47.6 46.8 47.2 47.5

15 to 26 weeks

15.8 16.1 16.0 16.6 15.5 16.0 15.7 14.8 15.7 14.7 15.6 15.3 15.5

27 weeks and over

36.0 37.4 37.7 35.8 37.0 35.8 35.3 34.6 32.8 32.9 31.2 31.9 32.0

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

 

Last Modified Date: November 07, 2014