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
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

7,170 6,278 100.0 100.0 5,852 5,105 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,251 2,144 31.4 34.1 1,652 1,547 28.2 30.3

5 to 14 weeks

1,974 1,848 27.5 29.4 1,643 1,522 28.1 29.8

5 to 10 weeks

1,339 1,368 18.7 21.8 1,130 1,093 19.3 21.4

11 to 14 weeks

635 479 8.9 7.6 513 429 8.8 8.4

15 weeks and over

2,945 2,287 41.1 36.4 2,557 2,036 43.7 39.9

15 to 26 weeks

1,176 867 16.4 13.8 979 759 16.7 14.9

27 weeks and over

1,769 1,420 24.7 22.6 1,578 1,277 27.0 25.0

27 to 51 weeks

583 484 8.1 7.7 523 446 8.9 8.7

52 weeks and over

1,186 936 16.5 14.9 1,056 831 18.0 16.3

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

25.8 23.5 - - 27.6 25.2 - -

Median duration, in weeks

10.5 8.8 - - 11.6 10.0 - -

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: January 05, 2018