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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,571 2,794 2,439 2,255 2,434 2,373 2,461 2,447 2,559 2,410 2,587 2,609 2,383

5 to 14 weeks

2,685 2,636 2,585 2,506 2,429 2,568 2,581 2,359 2,390 2,416 2,431 2,449 2,508

15 weeks and over

5,927 5,824 5,786 5,530 5,336 5,464 5,417 4,985 4,814 4,553 4,566 4,450 4,371

15 to 26 weeks

1,802 1,777 1,742 1,651 1,689 1,615 1,677 1,533 1,441 1,472 1,412 1,486 1,416

27 weeks and over

4,125 4,047 4,044 3,878 3,646 3,849 3,739 3,452 3,374 3,081 3,155 2,963 2,954

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

36.8 36.0 37.1 37.1 35.4 37.1 35.6 35.1 34.5 33.5 32.4 31.7 31.5

Median duration, in weeks

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

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

23.0 24.8 22.6 21.9 23.9 22.8 23.5 25.0 26.2 25.7 27.0 27.4 25.7

5 to 14 weeks

24.0 23.4 23.9 24.4 23.8 24.7 24.7 24.1 24.5 25.8 25.4 25.8 27.1

15 weeks and over

53.0 51.7 53.5 53.7 52.3 52.5 51.8 50.9 49.3 48.5 47.6 46.8 47.2

15 to 26 weeks

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

27 weeks and over

36.9 36.0 37.4 37.7 35.8 37.0 35.8 35.3 34.6 32.8 32.9 31.2 31.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: October 03, 2014