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
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018

Total, 16 years and over

6,556 5,766 100.0 100.0 5,346 4,506 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,227 2,043 34.0 35.4 1,576 1,425 29.5 31.6

5 to 14 weeks

1,740 1,566 26.5 27.2 1,419 1,273 26.6 28.2

5 to 10 weeks

1,103 1,085 16.8 18.8 890 856 16.6 19.0

11 to 14 weeks

637 481 9.7 8.3 530 417 9.9 9.2

15 weeks and over

2,589 2,157 39.5 37.4 2,351 1,808 44.0 40.1

15 to 26 weeks

889 790 13.6 13.7 797 652 14.9 14.5

27 weeks and over

1,700 1,366 25.9 23.7 1,553 1,156 29.1 25.7

27 to 51 weeks

599 473 9.1 8.2 561 426 10.5 9.5

52 weeks and over

1,101 893 16.8 15.5 992 730 18.6 16.2

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

26.9 24.7 - - 29.3 25.8 - -

Median duration, in weeks

10.3 9.4 - - 12.1 10.3 - -

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: October 05, 2018