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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,451 2,553 2,423 2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375 2,383 2,431 2,488 2,729

5 to 14 weeks

2,346 2,401 2,418 2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293 2,318 2,223 2,312 2,307

15 weeks and over

4,922 4,801 4,593 4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059 4,180 4,044 3,816 3,663

15 to 26 weeks

1,509 1,451 1,516 1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274 1,380 1,335 1,253 1,139

27 weeks and over

3,413 3,351 3,076 3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785 2,800 2,709 2,563 2,525

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

34.8 34.3 33.3 32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8 32.3 31.7 30.7 30.8

Median duration, in weeks

15.6 14.5 13.2 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6 13.4 13.1 12.2 11.7

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

25.2 26.2 25.7 26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2 26.8 27.9 28.9 31.4

5 to 14 weeks

24.1 24.6 25.6 25.3 25.7 27.0 25.5 26.1 26.3 26.1 25.6 26.8 26.5

15 weeks and over

50.6 49.2 48.7 47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5 47.1 46.5 44.3 42.1

15 to 26 weeks

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

27 weeks and over

35.1 34.3 32.6 33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9 31.5 31.1 29.8 29.0

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

 

Last Modified Date: May 08, 2015