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.
2018
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2019

Total, 16 years and over

7,091 6,625 100.0 100.0 5,700 5,404 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,307 2,085 32.5 31.5 1,620 1,494 28.4 27.6

5 to 14 weeks

2,253 2,137 31.8 32.3 1,859 1,820 32.6 33.7

5 to 10 weeks

1,523 1,482 21.5 22.4 1,238 1,256 21.7 23.2

11 to 14 weeks

730 655 10.3 9.9 621 565 10.9 10.4

15 weeks and over

2,532 2,403 35.7 36.3 2,220 2,090 39.0 38.7

15 to 26 weeks

1,024 1,031 14.4 15.6 859 890 15.1 16.5

27 weeks and over

1,507 1,371 21.3 20.7 1,361 1,201 23.9 22.2

27 to 51 weeks

544 494 7.7 7.5 504 428 8.8 7.9

52 weeks and over

963 877 13.6 13.2 858 772 15.0 14.3

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

22.7 21.5 - - 24.8 23.1 - -

Median duration, in weeks

9.4 9.5 - - 10.5 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: March 08, 2019