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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375 2,383 2,431 2,488 2,729 2,418 2,355 2,488

5 to 14 weeks

2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293 2,318 2,223 2,312 2,307 2,532 2,364 2,257

15 weeks and over

4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059 4,180 4,044 3,816 3,663 3,795 3,514 3,368

15 to 26 weeks

1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274 1,380 1,335 1,253 1,139 1,293 1,393 1,188

27 weeks and over

3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785 2,800 2,709 2,563 2,525 2,502 2,121 2,180

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8 32.3 31.7 30.7 30.8 30.7 28.1 28.3

Median duration, in weeks

13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6 13.4 13.1 12.2 11.7 11.6 11.3 11.3

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

26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2 26.8 27.9 28.9 31.4 27.6 28.6 30.7

5 to 14 weeks

25.3 25.7 27.0 25.5 26.1 26.3 26.1 25.6 26.8 26.5 29.0 28.7 27.8

15 weeks and over

47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5 47.1 46.5 44.3 42.1 43.4 42.7 41.5

15 to 26 weeks

14.8 15.8 15.4 15.6 15.4 14.6 15.5 15.4 14.5 13.1 14.8 16.9 14.6

27 weeks and over

33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9 31.5 31.1 29.8 29.0 28.6 25.8 26.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: August 07, 2015