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
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016

Total, 16 years and over

8,370 7,207 100.0 100.0 7,021 5,940 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,473 2,243 29.5 31.1 1,849 1,620 26.3 27.3

5 to 14 weeks

2,046 1,850 24.4 25.7 1,725 1,502 24.6 25.3

5 to 10 weeks

1,352 1,212 16.1 16.8 1,141 952 16.3 16.0

11 to 14 weeks

694 638 8.3 8.9 584 550 8.3 9.3

15 weeks and over

3,851 3,113 46.0 43.2 3,447 2,817 49.1 47.4

15 to 26 weeks

1,346 1,219 16.1 16.9 1,213 1,107 17.3 18.6

27 weeks and over

2,505 1,894 29.9 26.3 2,235 1,710 31.8 28.8

27 to 51 weeks

771 659 9.2 9.1 668 589 9.5 9.9

52 weeks and over

1,734 1,235 20.7 17.1 1,567 1,122 22.3 18.9

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

31.9 27.8 - - 33.8 30.2 - -

Median duration, in weeks

12.6 11.4 - - 14.1 13.4 - -

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: June 03, 2016