HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration 2017 2018
June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,301 2,135 2,221 2,223 2,128 2,253 2,235 2,280 2,508 2,287 2,115 2,034 2,227

5 to 14 weeks

1,942 2,006 1,996 1,879 1,943 1,894 1,994 1,943 1,906 2,009 2,017 1,945 1,882

15 weeks and over

2,652 2,779 2,802 2,695 2,500 2,514 2,397 2,402 2,330 2,202 2,329 2,166 2,314

15 to 26 weeks

937 1,022 1,067 962 856 921 882 981 934 880 1,036 977 836

27 weeks and over

1,715 1,757 1,735 1,733 1,645 1,593 1,515 1,421 1,397 1,322 1,293 1,189 1,478

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

24.9 25.0 24.3 26.6 25.8 25.2 23.6 24.1 22.9 24.1 23.1 21.3 21.2

Median duration, in weeks

9.8 10.4 10.3 10.1 9.8 9.5 9.1 9.4 9.3 9.1 9.8 9.2 8.9

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

33.4 30.9 31.6 32.7 32.4 33.8 33.7 34.4 37.2 35.2 32.7 33.1 34.7

5 to 14 weeks

28.2 29.0 28.4 27.6 29.6 28.4 30.1 29.3 28.3 30.9 31.2 31.7 29.3

15 weeks and over

38.5 40.2 39.9 39.7 38.0 37.7 36.2 36.3 34.6 33.9 36.0 35.2 36.0

15 to 26 weeks

13.6 14.8 15.2 14.2 13.0 13.8 13.3 14.8 13.8 13.5 16.0 15.9 13.0

27 weeks and over

24.9 25.4 24.7 25.5 25.0 23.9 22.9 21.5 20.7 20.3 20.0 19.4 23.0

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

 

Last Modified Date: July 06, 2018