HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-35. Unemployed total and full-time workers by duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration Total Full-time workers
Unemployed Percent distribution Unemployed Percent distribution
May
2016
May
2017
May
2016
May
2017
May
2016
May
2017
May
2016
May
2017

Total, 16 years and over

7,207 6,572 100.0 100.0 5,940 5,294 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,243 2,106 31.1 32.0 1,620 1,488 27.3 28.1

5 to 14 weeks

1,850 1,592 25.7 24.2 1,502 1,292 25.3 24.4

5 to 10 weeks

1,212 1,073 16.8 16.3 952 837 16.0 15.8

11 to 14 weeks

638 519 8.9 7.9 550 455 9.3 8.6

15 weeks and over

3,113 2,874 43.2 43.7 2,817 2,513 47.4 47.5

15 to 26 weeks

1,219 1,213 16.9 18.5 1,107 1,064 18.6 20.1

27 weeks and over

1,894 1,661 26.3 25.3 1,710 1,449 28.8 27.4

27 to 51 weeks

659 638 9.1 9.7 589 558 9.9 10.6

52 weeks and over

1,235 1,024 17.1 15.6 1,122 891 18.9 16.8

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.8 25.7 - - 30.2 27.6 - -

Median duration, in weeks

11.4 11.3 - - 13.4 13.3 - -

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: June 02, 2017