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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,413 2,257 2,308 2,420 2,573 2,197 2,418 2,147 2,318 2,584 2,393 2,415 2,379

5 to 14 weeks

2,211 2,287 2,237 2,210 2,155 2,251 2,157 2,274 2,308 2,220 2,273 2,133 2,156

15 weeks and over

3,327 3,234 3,299 3,380 3,340 3,068 3,126 3,175 3,077 3,127 3,130 2,929 3,030

15 to 26 weeks

1,233 1,140 1,140 1,167 1,281 1,174 1,140 1,158 1,080 1,164 1,167 1,073 1,199

27 weeks and over

2,094 2,094 2,159 2,213 2,059 1,893 1,986 2,017 1,997 1,963 1,964 1,856 1,831

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.8 29.0 28.9 28.3 27.7 26.7 27.7 28.0 27.4 27.3 27.0 26.2 26.0

Median duration, in weeks

10.7 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.2 10.6 10.2 11.5 10.9 10.3 10.2 10.2 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

30.4 29.0 29.4 30.2 31.9 29.2 31.4 28.3 30.1 32.6 30.7 32.3 31.4

5 to 14 weeks

27.8 29.4 28.5 27.6 26.7 30.0 28.0 29.9 30.0 28.0 29.2 28.5 28.5

15 weeks and over

41.8 41.6 42.1 42.2 41.4 40.8 40.6 41.8 39.9 39.4 40.1 39.2 40.0

15 to 26 weeks

15.5 14.7 14.5 14.6 15.9 15.6 14.8 15.2 14.0 14.7 15.0 14.4 15.8

27 weeks and over

26.3 26.9 27.5 27.6 25.5 25.2 25.8 26.6 25.9 24.7 25.2 24.8 24.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 06, 2017