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
2018
May
2019
May
2018
May
2019
May
2018
May
2019
May
2018
May
2019

Total, 16 years and over

5,756 5,503 100.0 100.0 4,692 4,435 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

1,950 2,082 33.9 37.8 1,436 1,521 30.6 34.3

5 to 14 weeks

1,568 1,261 27.3 22.9 1,309 1,060 27.9 23.9

5 to 10 weeks

1,030 792 17.9 14.4 864 673 18.4 15.2

11 to 14 weeks

539 470 9.4 8.5 445 388 9.5 8.7

15 weeks and over

2,237 2,159 38.9 39.2 1,948 1,854 41.5 41.8

15 to 26 weeks

1,066 888 18.5 16.1 922 743 19.7 16.7

27 weeks and over

1,171 1,271 20.3 23.1 1,025 1,111 21.9 25.1

27 to 51 weeks

458 459 8.0 8.3 403 390 8.6 8.8

52 weeks and over

713 812 12.4 14.7 623 721 13.3 16.3

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

21.8 24.8 - - 23.3 27.0 - -

Median duration, in weeks

9.9 9.7 - - 10.9 10.7 - -

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 07, 2019