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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,415 2,379 2,468 2,566 2,334 2,335 2,154 2,305 2,133 2,222 2,226 2,129 2,250

5 to 14 weeks

2,133 2,156 2,089 2,138 2,109 2,135 1,960 1,933 2,017 2,015 1,874 1,942 1,878

15 weeks and over

2,929 3,030 3,043 2,858 2,802 2,734 2,820 2,612 2,742 2,795 2,696 2,474 2,508

15 to 26 weeks

1,073 1,199 1,192 1,057 1,115 1,108 1,157 948 957 1,055 963 853 927

27 weeks and over

1,856 1,831 1,850 1,801 1,687 1,626 1,663 1,664 1,785 1,740 1,733 1,621 1,581

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

26.2 26.0 25.1 25.1 25.3 24.1 24.7 24.7 24.9 24.4 26.8 26.0 25.4

Median duration, in weeks

10.2 10.3 10.2 10.0 10.3 10.2 10.4 9.6 10.6 10.5 10.3 9.9 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

32.3 31.4 32.5 33.9 32.2 32.4 31.1 33.6 30.9 31.6 32.8 32.5 33.9

5 to 14 weeks

28.5 28.5 27.5 28.3 29.1 29.6 28.3 28.2 29.3 28.7 27.6 29.7 28.3

15 weeks and over

39.2 40.0 40.0 37.8 38.7 38.0 40.7 38.1 39.8 39.7 39.7 37.8 37.8

15 to 26 weeks

14.4 15.8 15.7 14.0 15.4 15.4 16.7 13.8 13.9 15.0 14.2 13.0 14.0

27 weeks and over

24.8 24.2 24.4 23.8 23.3 22.6 24.0 24.3 25.9 24.7 25.5 24.8 23.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: December 08, 2017