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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,296 2,300 2,123 2,301 2,135 2,221 2,223 2,128 2,253 2,235 2,280 2,508 2,287

5 to 14 weeks

2,088 2,140 1,958 1,942 2,006 1,996 1,879 1,943 1,894 1,994 1,943 1,906 2,009

15 weeks and over

2,725 2,719 2,788 2,652 2,779 2,802 2,695 2,500 2,514 2,397 2,402 2,330 2,202

15 to 26 weeks

1,064 1,087 1,123 937 1,022 1,067 962 856 921 882 981 934 880

27 weeks and over

1,660 1,633 1,665 1,715 1,757 1,735 1,733 1,645 1,593 1,515 1,421 1,397 1,322

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

25.4 24.3 24.8 24.9 25.0 24.3 26.6 25.8 25.2 23.6 24.1 22.9 24.1

Median duration, in weeks

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

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

32.3 32.1 30.9 33.4 30.9 31.6 32.7 32.4 33.8 33.7 34.4 37.2 35.2

5 to 14 weeks

29.4 29.9 28.5 28.2 29.0 28.4 27.6 29.6 28.4 30.1 29.3 28.3 30.9

15 weeks and over

38.3 38.0 40.6 38.5 40.2 39.9 39.7 38.0 37.7 36.2 36.3 34.6 33.9

15 to 26 weeks

15.0 15.2 16.3 13.6 14.8 15.2 14.2 13.0 13.8 13.3 14.8 13.8 13.5

27 weeks and over

23.4 22.8 24.2 24.9 25.4 24.7 25.5 25.0 23.9 22.9 21.5 20.7 20.3

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 06, 2018