HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2016 2017
Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,420 2,573 2,197 2,418 2,147 2,318 2,584 2,393 2,415 2,379 2,468 2,566 2,334

5 to 14 weeks

2,210 2,155 2,251 2,157 2,274 2,308 2,220 2,273 2,133 2,156 2,089 2,138 2,109

15 weeks and over

3,380 3,340 3,068 3,126 3,175 3,077 3,127 3,130 2,929 3,030 3,043 2,858 2,802

15 to 26 weeks

1,167 1,281 1,174 1,140 1,158 1,080 1,164 1,167 1,073 1,199 1,192 1,057 1,115

27 weeks and over

2,213 2,059 1,893 1,986 2,017 1,997 1,963 1,964 1,856 1,831 1,850 1,801 1,687

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

28.3 27.7 26.7 27.7 28.0 27.4 27.3 27.0 26.2 26.0 25.1 25.1 25.3

Median duration, in weeks

11.4 11.2 10.6 10.2 11.5 10.9 10.3 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.0 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

30.2 31.9 29.2 31.4 28.3 30.1 32.6 30.7 32.3 31.4 32.5 33.9 32.2

5 to 14 weeks

27.6 26.7 30.0 28.0 29.9 30.0 28.0 29.2 28.5 28.5 27.5 28.3 29.1

15 weeks and over

42.2 41.4 40.8 40.6 41.8 39.9 39.4 40.1 39.2 40.0 40.0 37.8 38.7

15 to 26 weeks

14.6 15.9 15.6 14.8 15.2 14.0 14.7 15.0 14.4 15.8 15.7 14.0 15.4

27 weeks and over

27.6 25.5 25.2 25.8 26.6 25.9 24.7 25.2 24.8 24.2 24.4 23.8 23.3

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 07, 2017