HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2013 2014
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,665 2,548 2,527 2,571 2,794 2,439 2,255 2,434 2,373 2,461 2,447 2,559 2,410

5 to 14 weeks

2,848 2,826 2,738 2,685 2,636 2,585 2,506 2,429 2,568 2,581 2,359 2,390 2,416

15 weeks and over

6,218 6,031 5,973 5,927 5,824 5,786 5,530 5,336 5,464 5,417 4,985 4,814 4,553

15 to 26 weeks

1,892 1,786 1,704 1,802 1,777 1,742 1,651 1,689 1,615 1,677 1,533 1,441 1,472

27 weeks and over

4,325 4,246 4,269 4,125 4,047 4,044 3,878 3,646 3,849 3,739 3,452 3,374 3,081

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

35.7 36.7 37.0 36.8 36.0 37.1 37.1 35.4 37.1 35.6 35.1 34.5 33.5

Median duration, in weeks

16.2 15.8 16.5 16.4 16.5 17.0 17.1 16.0 16.4 16.3 16.0 14.6 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

22.7 22.3 22.5 23.0 24.8 22.6 21.9 23.9 22.8 23.5 25.0 26.2 25.7

5 to 14 weeks

24.3 24.8 24.4 24.0 23.4 23.9 24.4 23.8 24.7 24.7 24.1 24.5 25.8

15 weeks and over

53.0 52.9 53.2 53.0 51.7 53.5 53.7 52.3 52.5 51.8 50.9 49.3 48.5

15 to 26 weeks

16.1 15.7 15.2 16.1 15.8 16.1 16.0 16.6 15.5 16.0 15.7 14.8 15.7

27 weeks and over

36.9 37.2 38.0 36.9 36.0 37.4 37.7 35.8 37.0 35.8 35.3 34.6 32.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 03, 2014