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

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,092 2,199 2,065 2,062 2,128 2,126 2,325 2,194 2,126 1,904 2,147 1,961 2,201

5 to 14 weeks

1,818 1,722 1,751 1,845 1,842 2,027 2,013 1,810 1,815 1,842 1,559 1,830 1,797

15 weeks and over

2,377 2,247 2,240 2,229 2,124 2,203 2,153 2,214 2,256 2,084 2,097 2,182 2,071

15 to 26 weeks

959 927 861 859 865 897 902 942 950 854 799 769 905

27 weeks and over

1,418 1,320 1,379 1,370 1,259 1,306 1,252 1,271 1,305 1,230 1,298 1,414 1,166

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

23.1 22.6 24.1 22.4 21.7 21.8 20.5 21.7 22.2 22.9 24.1 22.2 19.6

Median duration, in weeks

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

33.3 35.7 34.1 33.6 34.9 33.4 35.8 35.3 34.3 32.7 37.0 32.8 36.3

5 to 14 weeks

28.9 27.9 28.9 30.1 30.2 31.9 31.0 29.1 29.3 31.6 26.9 30.6 29.6

15 weeks and over

37.8 36.4 37.0 36.3 34.9 34.7 33.2 35.6 36.4 35.7 36.1 36.5 34.1

15 to 26 weeks

15.2 15.0 14.2 14.0 14.2 14.1 13.9 15.2 15.3 14.6 13.8 12.9 14.9

27 weeks and over

22.6 21.4 22.8 22.3 20.7 20.5 19.3 20.4 21.1 21.1 22.4 23.7 19.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: August 02, 2019