HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2014 2015
May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,553 2,423 2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375 2,383 2,431 2,488 2,729 2,418

5 to 14 weeks

2,401 2,418 2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293 2,318 2,223 2,312 2,307 2,532

15 weeks and over

4,801 4,593 4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059 4,180 4,044 3,816 3,663 3,795

15 to 26 weeks

1,451 1,516 1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274 1,380 1,335 1,253 1,139 1,293

27 weeks and over

3,351 3,076 3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785 2,800 2,709 2,563 2,525 2,502

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

34.3 33.3 32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8 32.3 31.7 30.7 30.8 30.7

Median duration, in weeks

14.5 13.2 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6 13.4 13.1 12.2 11.7 11.6

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

26.2 25.7 26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2 26.8 27.9 28.9 31.4 27.6

5 to 14 weeks

24.6 25.6 25.3 25.7 27.0 25.5 26.1 26.3 26.1 25.6 26.8 26.5 29.0

15 weeks and over

49.2 48.7 47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5 47.1 46.5 44.3 42.1 43.4

15 to 26 weeks

14.9 16.1 14.8 15.8 15.4 15.6 15.4 14.6 15.5 15.4 14.5 13.1 14.8

27 weeks and over

34.3 32.6 33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9 31.5 31.1 29.8 29.0 28.6

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

 

Last Modified Date: June 05, 2015