HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-35. Unemployed total and full-time workers by duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration Total Full-time workers
Unemployed Percent distribution Unemployed Percent distribution
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016

Total, 16 years and over

8,162 7,996 100.0 100.0 6,713 6,482 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,100 2,308 25.7 28.9 1,521 1,680 22.7 25.9

5 to 14 weeks

2,744 2,746 33.6 34.3 2,225 2,213 33.1 34.1

5 to 10 weeks

1,860 1,759 22.8 22.0 1,503 1,415 22.4 21.8

11 to 14 weeks

883 988 10.8 12.4 722 798 10.8 12.3

15 weeks and over

3,318 2,942 40.7 36.8 2,968 2,589 44.2 39.9

15 to 26 weeks

1,136 946 13.9 11.8 978 823 14.6 12.7

27 weeks and over

2,183 1,996 26.7 25.0 1,990 1,767 29.6 27.3

27 to 51 weeks

775 657 9.5 8.2 712 584 10.6 9.0

52 weeks and over

1,408 1,339 17.2 16.7 1,278 1,182 19.0 18.2

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.6 26.7 - - 29.4 28.9 - -

Median duration, in weeks

11.0 10.3 - - 12.3 11.2 - -

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2016