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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,548 2,527 2,571 2,794 2,439 2,255 2,434 2,373 2,461 2,447 2,559 2,410 2,587

5 to 14 weeks

2,826 2,738 2,685 2,636 2,585 2,506 2,429 2,568 2,581 2,359 2,390 2,416 2,431

15 weeks and over

6,031 5,973 5,927 5,824 5,786 5,530 5,336 5,464 5,417 4,985 4,814 4,553 4,566

15 to 26 weeks

1,786 1,704 1,802 1,777 1,742 1,651 1,689 1,615 1,677 1,533 1,441 1,472 1,412

27 weeks and over

4,246 4,269 4,125 4,047 4,044 3,878 3,646 3,849 3,739 3,452 3,374 3,081 3,155

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

36.7 37.0 36.8 36.0 37.1 37.1 35.4 37.1 35.6 35.1 34.5 33.5 32.4

Median duration, in weeks

15.8 16.5 16.4 16.5 17.0 17.1 16.0 16.4 16.3 16.0 14.6 13.1 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

22.3 22.5 23.0 24.8 22.6 21.9 23.9 22.8 23.5 25.0 26.2 25.7 27.0

5 to 14 weeks

24.8 24.4 24.0 23.4 23.9 24.4 23.8 24.7 24.7 24.1 24.5 25.8 25.4

15 weeks and over

52.9 53.2 53.0 51.7 53.5 53.7 52.3 52.5 51.8 50.9 49.3 48.5 47.6

15 to 26 weeks

15.7 15.2 16.1 15.8 16.1 16.0 16.6 15.5 16.0 15.7 14.8 15.7 14.7

27 weeks and over

37.2 38.0 36.9 36.0 37.4 37.7 35.8 37.0 35.8 35.3 34.6 32.8 32.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: August 01, 2014