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
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016

Total, 16 years and over

9,498 8,309 100.0 100.0 7,976 6,757 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,780 2,574 29.3 31.0 2,130 1,831 26.7 27.1

5 to 14 weeks

2,468 2,438 26.0 29.3 2,032 2,003 25.5 29.6

5 to 10 weeks

1,572 1,591 16.5 19.2 1,270 1,288 15.9 19.1

11 to 14 weeks

896 847 9.4 10.2 762 715 9.6 10.6

15 weeks and over

4,250 3,297 44.7 39.7 3,813 2,923 47.8 43.3

15 to 26 weeks

1,396 1,144 14.7 13.8 1,228 979 15.4 14.5

27 weeks and over

2,853 2,153 30.0 25.9 2,585 1,944 32.4 28.8

27 to 51 weeks

994 707 10.5 8.5 903 655 11.3 9.7

52 weeks and over

1,859 1,446 19.6 17.4 1,682 1,289 21.1 19.1

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

30.3 27.6 - - 32.4 30.0 - -

Median duration, in weeks

12.3 10.5 - - 13.6 12.0 - -

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: February 05, 2016