HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2015 2016
Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr.

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,707 2,397 2,347 2,471 2,106 2,373 2,339 2,412 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412 2,545

5 to 14 weeks

2,339 2,507 2,350 2,249 2,354 2,211 2,295 2,253 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205 2,131

15 weeks and over

3,665 3,778 3,513 3,372 3,443 3,337 3,359 3,324 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391 3,367

15 to 26 weeks

1,162 1,286 1,385 1,182 1,254 1,228 1,227 1,270 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178 1,304

27 weeks and over

2,503 2,491 2,128 2,190 2,189 2,109 2,132 2,054 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213 2,063

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

30.5 30.5 28.1 28.3 28.3 26.3 28.0 27.9 27.6 28.9 29.0 28.4 27.7

Median duration, in weeks

11.6 11.6 11.4 11.4 12.1 11.3 11.1 10.7 10.5 10.9 11.2 11.4 11.4

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

31.1 27.6 28.6 30.5 26.6 30.0 29.3 30.2 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1 31.6

5 to 14 weeks

26.8 28.9 28.6 27.8 29.8 27.9 28.7 28.2 27.7 29.4 28.6 27.5 26.5

15 weeks and over

42.1 43.5 42.8 41.7 43.6 42.1 42.0 41.6 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4 41.9

15 to 26 weeks

13.3 14.8 16.9 14.6 15.9 15.5 15.4 15.9 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 16.2

27 weeks and over

28.7 28.7 25.9 27.1 27.7 26.6 26.7 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6 25.7

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

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2016