HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2014 2015
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,449 2,388 2,477 2,451 2,553 2,423 2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375 2,383

5 to 14 weeks

2,428 2,558 2,584 2,346 2,401 2,418 2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293 2,318

15 weeks and over

5,327 5,402 5,352 4,922 4,801 4,593 4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059 4,180

15 to 26 weeks

1,699 1,597 1,669 1,509 1,451 1,516 1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274 1,380

27 weeks and over

3,628 3,804 3,682 3,413 3,351 3,076 3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785 2,800

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

35.3 36.9 35.2 34.8 34.3 33.3 32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8 32.3

Median duration, in weeks

15.9 16.2 15.9 15.6 14.5 13.2 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6 13.4

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

24.0 23.1 23.8 25.2 26.2 25.7 26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2 26.8

5 to 14 weeks

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

15 weeks and over

52.2 52.2 51.4 50.6 49.2 48.7 47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5 47.1

15 to 26 weeks

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

27 weeks and over

35.6 36.8 35.4 35.1 34.3 32.6 33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9 31.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 06, 2015