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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,388 2,477 2,451 2,553 2,423 2,583 2,609 2,372 2,455 2,505 2,375 2,383 2,431

5 to 14 weeks

2,558 2,584 2,346 2,401 2,418 2,435 2,444 2,495 2,322 2,378 2,293 2,318 2,223

15 weeks and over

5,402 5,352 4,922 4,801 4,593 4,589 4,465 4,373 4,321 4,225 4,059 4,180 4,044

15 to 26 weeks

1,597 1,669 1,509 1,451 1,516 1,423 1,500 1,423 1,416 1,403 1,274 1,380 1,335

27 weeks and over

3,804 3,682 3,413 3,351 3,076 3,166 2,966 2,951 2,904 2,822 2,785 2,800 2,709

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

36.9 35.2 34.8 34.3 33.3 32.5 31.9 31.8 32.9 33.0 32.8 32.3 31.7

Median duration, in weeks

16.2 15.9 15.6 14.5 13.2 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 12.8 12.6 13.4 13.1

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

23.1 23.8 25.2 26.2 25.7 26.9 27.4 25.7 27.0 27.5 27.2 26.8 27.9

5 to 14 weeks

24.7 24.8 24.1 24.6 25.6 25.3 25.7 27.0 25.5 26.1 26.3 26.1 25.6

15 weeks and over

52.2 51.4 50.6 49.2 48.7 47.8 46.9 47.3 47.5 46.4 46.5 47.1 46.5

15 to 26 weeks

15.4 16.0 15.5 14.9 16.1 14.8 15.8 15.4 15.6 15.4 14.6 15.5 15.4

27 weeks and over

36.8 35.4 35.1 34.3 32.6 33.0 31.2 31.9 31.9 31.0 31.9 31.5 31.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: March 06, 2015