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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,477 2,451 2,553 2,423 2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375 2,383 2,431 2,488

5 to 14 weeks

2,584 2,346 2,401 2,418 2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293 2,318 2,223 2,312

15 weeks and over

5,352 4,922 4,801 4,593 4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059 4,180 4,044 3,816

15 to 26 weeks

1,669 1,509 1,451 1,516 1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274 1,380 1,335 1,253

27 weeks and over

3,682 3,413 3,351 3,076 3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785 2,800 2,709 2,563

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

35.2 34.8 34.3 33.3 32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8 32.3 31.7 30.7

Median duration, in weeks

15.9 15.6 14.5 13.2 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6 13.4 13.1 12.2

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

23.8 25.2 26.2 25.7 26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2 26.8 27.9 28.9

5 to 14 weeks

24.8 24.1 24.6 25.6 25.3 25.7 27.0 25.5 26.1 26.3 26.1 25.6 26.8

15 weeks and over

51.4 50.6 49.2 48.7 47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5 47.1 46.5 44.3

15 to 26 weeks

16.0 15.5 14.9 16.1 14.8 15.8 15.4 15.6 15.4 14.6 15.5 15.4 14.5

27 weeks and over

35.4 35.1 34.3 32.6 33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9 31.5 31.1 29.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 03, 2015