HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2018 2019
Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar.

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,266 2,121 2,019 2,218 2,092 2,199 2,065 2,062 2,128 2,126 2,325 2,194 2,126

5 to 14 weeks

1,976 1,975 1,906 1,865 1,818 1,722 1,751 1,845 1,842 2,027 2,013 1,810 1,815

15 weeks and over

2,237 2,330 2,164 2,329 2,377 2,247 2,240 2,229 2,124 2,203 2,153 2,214 2,256

15 to 26 weeks

900 1,018 967 862 959 927 861 859 865 897 902 942 950

27 weeks and over

1,337 1,311 1,197 1,467 1,418 1,320 1,379 1,370 1,259 1,306 1,252 1,271 1,305

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

24.2 23.0 21.3 21.2 23.1 22.6 24.1 22.4 21.7 21.8 20.5 21.7 22.2

Median duration, in weeks

9.2 9.8 9.3 9.0 9.6 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.0 9.1 8.9 9.3 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

35.0 33.0 33.2 34.6 33.3 35.7 34.1 33.6 34.9 33.4 35.8 35.3 34.3

5 to 14 weeks

30.5 30.7 31.3 29.1 28.9 27.9 28.9 30.1 30.2 31.9 31.0 29.1 29.3

15 weeks and over

34.5 36.3 35.5 36.3 37.8 36.4 37.0 36.3 34.9 34.7 33.2 35.6 36.4

15 to 26 weeks

13.9 15.9 15.9 13.4 15.2 15.0 14.2 14.0 14.2 14.1 13.9 15.2 15.3

27 weeks and over

20.6 20.4 19.7 22.9 22.6 21.4 22.8 22.3 20.7 20.5 19.3 20.4 21.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 05, 2019