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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,423 2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375 2,383 2,431 2,488 2,729 2,418 2,355

5 to 14 weeks

2,418 2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293 2,318 2,223 2,312 2,307 2,532 2,364

15 weeks and over

4,593 4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059 4,180 4,044 3,816 3,663 3,795 3,514

15 to 26 weeks

1,516 1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274 1,380 1,335 1,253 1,139 1,293 1,393

27 weeks and over

3,076 3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785 2,800 2,709 2,563 2,525 2,502 2,121

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

33.3 32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8 32.3 31.7 30.7 30.8 30.7 28.1

Median duration, in weeks

13.2 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6 13.4 13.1 12.2 11.7 11.6 11.3

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

25.7 26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2 26.8 27.9 28.9 31.4 27.6 28.6

5 to 14 weeks

25.6 25.3 25.7 27.0 25.5 26.1 26.3 26.1 25.6 26.8 26.5 29.0 28.7

15 weeks and over

48.7 47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5 47.1 46.5 44.3 42.1 43.4 42.7

15 to 26 weeks

16.1 14.8 15.8 15.4 15.6 15.4 14.6 15.5 15.4 14.5 13.1 14.8 16.9

27 weeks and over

32.6 33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9 31.5 31.1 29.8 29.0 28.6 25.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 02, 2015