HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2018 2019
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,218 2,092 2,199 2,065 2,062 2,128 2,126 2,325 2,194 2,126 1,904 2,147 1,961

5 to 14 weeks

1,865 1,818 1,722 1,751 1,845 1,842 2,027 2,013 1,810 1,815 1,842 1,559 1,830

15 weeks and over

2,329 2,377 2,247 2,240 2,229 2,124 2,203 2,153 2,214 2,256 2,084 2,097 2,182

15 to 26 weeks

862 959 927 861 859 865 897 902 942 950 854 799 769

27 weeks and over

1,467 1,418 1,320 1,379 1,370 1,259 1,306 1,252 1,271 1,305 1,230 1,298 1,414

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

21.2 23.1 22.6 24.1 22.4 21.7 21.8 20.5 21.7 22.2 22.9 24.1 22.2

Median duration, in weeks

9.0 9.6 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.0 9.1 8.9 9.3 9.6 9.4 9.1 9.6

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

34.6 33.3 35.7 34.1 33.6 34.9 33.4 35.8 35.3 34.3 32.7 37.0 32.8

5 to 14 weeks

29.1 28.9 27.9 28.9 30.1 30.2 31.9 31.0 29.1 29.3 31.6 26.9 30.6

15 weeks and over

36.3 37.8 36.4 37.0 36.3 34.9 34.7 33.2 35.6 36.4 35.7 36.1 36.5

15 to 26 weeks

13.4 15.2 15.0 14.2 14.0 14.2 14.1 13.9 15.2 15.3 14.6 13.8 12.9

27 weeks and over

22.9 22.6 21.4 22.8 22.3 20.7 20.5 19.3 20.4 21.1 21.1 22.4 23.7

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 05, 2019