HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2015 2016
July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,471 2,106 2,373 2,339 2,412 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412 2,545 2,207 2,418 2,160

5 to 14 weeks

2,249 2,354 2,211 2,295 2,253 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205 2,131 2,239 2,140 2,266

15 weeks and over

3,372 3,443 3,337 3,359 3,324 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391 3,367 3,058 3,108 3,170

15 to 26 weeks

1,182 1,254 1,228 1,227 1,270 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178 1,304 1,173 1,129 1,150

27 weeks and over

2,190 2,189 2,109 2,132 2,054 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213 2,063 1,885 1,979 2,020

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

28.3 28.3 26.3 28.0 27.9 27.6 28.9 29.0 28.4 27.7 26.7 27.7 28.1

Median duration, in weeks

11.4 12.1 11.3 11.1 10.7 10.5 10.9 11.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.3 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

30.5 26.6 30.0 29.3 30.2 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1 31.6 29.4 31.5 28.4

5 to 14 weeks

27.8 29.8 27.9 28.7 28.2 27.7 29.4 28.6 27.5 26.5 29.8 27.9 29.8

15 weeks and over

41.7 43.6 42.1 42.0 41.6 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4 41.9 40.8 40.5 41.7

15 to 26 weeks

14.6 15.9 15.5 15.4 15.9 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 16.2 15.6 14.7 15.1

27 weeks and over

27.1 27.7 26.6 26.7 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6 25.7 25.1 25.8 26.6

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

 

Last Modified Date: August 05, 2016