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
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

8,219 7,887 100.0 100.0 6,737 6,340 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,057 2,327 25.0 29.5 1,456 1,709 21.6 27.0

5 to 14 weeks

2,636 2,522 32.1 32.0 2,171 2,028 32.2 32.0

5 to 10 weeks

1,806 1,666 22.0 21.1 1,463 1,347 21.7 21.2

11 to 14 weeks

830 856 10.1 10.9 708 681 10.5 10.7

15 weeks and over

3,525 3,038 42.9 38.5 3,110 2,603 46.2 41.1

15 to 26 weeks

1,277 1,160 15.5 14.7 1,085 974 16.1 15.4

27 weeks and over

2,248 1,878 27.4 23.8 2,025 1,630 30.1 25.7

27 to 51 weeks

761 690 9.3 8.7 684 600 10.1 9.5

52 weeks and over

1,487 1,188 18.1 15.1 1,342 1,030 19.9 16.2

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

29.0 25.1 - - 31.6 27.0 - -

Median duration, in weeks

11.7 10.3 - - 13.0 11.2 - -

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: March 10, 2017