Table A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,173 2,218 2,201 2,412 2,160 2,290 2,574 2,397 2,421

5 to 14 weeks

2,144 2,142 2,006 2,253 2,266 2,329 2,234 2,296 2,136

15 weeks and over

3,256 3,087 2,859 3,324 3,170 3,062 3,131 3,144 2,933

15 to 26 weeks

1,249 1,157 1,060 1,270 1,150 1,056 1,157 1,165 1,077

27 weeks and over

2,007 1,930 1,799 2,054 2,020 2,006 1,974 1,979 1,856

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

29.1 27.9 27.1 27.9 28.1 27.6 27.5 27.2 26.3

Median duration, in weeks

11.4 10.5 10.5 10.7 11.6 11.2 10.3 10.2 10.1

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

28.7 29.8 31.1 30.2 28.4 29.8 32.4 30.6 32.3

5 to 14 weeks

28.3 28.8 28.4 28.2 29.8 30.3 28.1 29.3 28.5

15 weeks and over

43.0 41.5 40.5 41.6 41.7 39.9 39.4 40.1 39.2

15 to 26 weeks

16.5 15.5 15.0 15.9 15.1 13.8 14.6 14.9 14.4

27 weeks and over

26.5 25.9 25.5 25.7 26.6 26.1 24.9 25.2 24.8

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

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: December 02, 2016