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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,418 2,147 2,318 2,584 2,393 2,415 2,379 2,468 2,566 2,334 2,335 2,154 2,305

5 to 14 weeks

2,157 2,274 2,308 2,220 2,273 2,133 2,156 2,089 2,138 2,109 2,135 1,960 1,933

15 weeks and over

3,126 3,175 3,077 3,127 3,130 2,929 3,030 3,043 2,858 2,802 2,734 2,820 2,612

15 to 26 weeks

1,140 1,158 1,080 1,164 1,167 1,073 1,199 1,192 1,057 1,115 1,108 1,157 948

27 weeks and over

1,986 2,017 1,997 1,963 1,964 1,856 1,831 1,850 1,801 1,687 1,626 1,663 1,664

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.7 28.0 27.4 27.3 27.0 26.2 26.0 25.1 25.1 25.3 24.1 24.7 24.7

Median duration, in weeks

10.2 11.5 10.9 10.3 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.0 10.3 10.2 10.4 9.6

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

31.4 28.3 30.1 32.6 30.7 32.3 31.4 32.5 33.9 32.2 32.4 31.1 33.6

5 to 14 weeks

28.0 29.9 30.0 28.0 29.2 28.5 28.5 27.5 28.3 29.1 29.6 28.3 28.2

15 weeks and over

40.6 41.8 39.9 39.4 40.1 39.2 40.0 40.0 37.8 38.7 38.0 40.7 38.1

15 to 26 weeks

14.8 15.2 14.0 14.7 15.0 14.4 15.8 15.7 14.0 15.4 15.4 16.7 13.8

27 weeks and over

25.8 26.6 25.9 24.7 25.2 24.8 24.2 24.4 23.8 23.3 22.6 24.0 24.3

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 07, 2017