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
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

7,413 6,555 100.0 100.0 6,202 5,242 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,164 1,953 29.2 29.8 1,635 1,330 26.4 25.4

5 to 14 weeks

1,749 1,735 23.6 26.5 1,465 1,431 23.6 27.3

5 to 10 weeks

1,090 1,041 14.7 15.9 880 852 14.2 16.3

11 to 14 weeks

660 694 8.9 10.6 585 579 9.4 11.0

15 weeks and over

3,499 2,868 47.2 43.7 3,102 2,482 50.0 47.3

15 to 26 weeks

1,390 1,206 18.8 18.4 1,214 1,020 19.6 19.5

27 weeks and over

2,109 1,662 28.5 25.4 1,888 1,462 30.4 27.9

27 to 51 weeks

770 667 10.4 10.2 668 586 10.8 11.2

52 weeks and over

1,339 994 18.1 15.2 1,219 877 19.7 16.7

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

29.8 25.7 - - 31.6 27.4 - -

Median duration, in weeks

13.2 12.1 - - 14.5 13.5 - -

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: May 05, 2017