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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,390 2,432 2,488 2,707 2,397 2,347 2,471 2,106 2,373 2,339 2,412 2,405 2,249

5 to 14 weeks

2,332 2,251 2,330 2,339 2,507 2,350 2,249 2,354 2,211 2,295 2,253 2,192 2,282

15 weeks and over

4,147 3,993 3,801 3,665 3,778 3,513 3,372 3,443 3,337 3,359 3,324 3,320 3,224

15 to 26 weeks

1,371 1,317 1,255 1,162 1,286 1,385 1,182 1,254 1,228 1,227 1,270 1,235 1,135

27 weeks and over

2,776 2,677 2,547 2,503 2,491 2,128 2,190 2,189 2,109 2,132 2,054 2,085 2,089

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

32.0 31.4 30.4 30.5 30.5 28.1 28.3 28.3 26.3 28.0 27.9 27.6 28.9

Median duration, in weeks

13.4 13.0 12.1 11.6 11.6 11.4 11.4 12.1 11.3 11.1 10.7 10.5 10.9

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

27.0 28.0 28.9 31.1 27.6 28.6 30.5 26.6 30.0 29.3 30.2 30.4 29.0

5 to 14 weeks

26.3 25.9 27.0 26.8 28.9 28.6 27.8 29.8 27.9 28.7 28.2 27.7 29.4

15 weeks and over

46.8 46.0 44.1 42.1 43.5 42.8 41.7 43.6 42.1 42.0 41.6 41.9 41.6

15 to 26 weeks

15.5 15.2 14.6 13.3 14.8 16.9 14.6 15.9 15.5 15.4 15.9 15.6 14.6

27 weeks and over

31.3 30.8 29.5 28.7 28.7 25.9 27.1 27.7 26.6 26.7 25.7 26.3 26.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 05, 2016