HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2013 2014
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,527 2,571 2,794 2,439 2,255 2,434 2,373 2,461 2,447 2,559 2,410 2,587 2,609

5 to 14 weeks

2,738 2,685 2,636 2,585 2,506 2,429 2,568 2,581 2,359 2,390 2,416 2,431 2,449

15 weeks and over

5,973 5,927 5,824 5,786 5,530 5,336 5,464 5,417 4,985 4,814 4,553 4,566 4,450

15 to 26 weeks

1,704 1,802 1,777 1,742 1,651 1,689 1,615 1,677 1,533 1,441 1,472 1,412 1,486

27 weeks and over

4,269 4,125 4,047 4,044 3,878 3,646 3,849 3,739 3,452 3,374 3,081 3,155 2,963

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

37.0 36.8 36.0 37.1 37.1 35.4 37.1 35.6 35.1 34.5 33.5 32.4 31.7

Median duration, in weeks

16.5 16.4 16.5 17.0 17.1 16.0 16.4 16.3 16.0 14.6 13.1 13.3 13.2

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

22.5 23.0 24.8 22.6 21.9 23.9 22.8 23.5 25.0 26.2 25.7 27.0 27.4

5 to 14 weeks

24.4 24.0 23.4 23.9 24.4 23.8 24.7 24.7 24.1 24.5 25.8 25.4 25.8

15 weeks and over

53.2 53.0 51.7 53.5 53.7 52.3 52.5 51.8 50.9 49.3 48.5 47.6 46.8

15 to 26 weeks

15.2 16.1 15.8 16.1 16.0 16.6 15.5 16.0 15.7 14.8 15.7 14.7 15.6

27 weeks and over

38.0 36.9 36.0 37.4 37.7 35.8 37.0 35.8 35.3 34.6 32.8 32.9 31.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 05, 2014