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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,347 2,471 2,106 2,373 2,339 2,412 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412 2,545 2,207 2,418

5 to 14 weeks

2,350 2,249 2,354 2,211 2,295 2,253 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205 2,131 2,239 2,140

15 weeks and over

3,513 3,372 3,443 3,337 3,359 3,324 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391 3,367 3,058 3,108

15 to 26 weeks

1,385 1,182 1,254 1,228 1,227 1,270 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178 1,304 1,173 1,129

27 weeks and over

2,128 2,190 2,189 2,109 2,132 2,054 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213 2,063 1,885 1,979

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

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

Median duration, in weeks

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

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

28.6 30.5 26.6 30.0 29.3 30.2 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1 31.6 29.4 31.5

5 to 14 weeks

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

15 weeks and over

42.8 41.7 43.6 42.1 42.0 41.6 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4 41.9 40.8 40.5

15 to 26 weeks

16.9 14.6 15.9 15.5 15.4 15.9 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 16.2 15.6 14.7

27 weeks and over

25.9 27.1 27.7 26.6 26.7 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6 25.7 25.1 25.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 08, 2016