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
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2018

Total, 16 years and over

7,284 6,671 100.0 100.0 5,892 5,379 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,000 1,994 27.5 29.9 1,417 1,418 24.0 26.4

5 to 14 weeks

2,269 2,203 31.1 33.0 1,867 1,757 31.7 32.7

5 to 10 weeks

1,399 1,428 19.2 21.4 1,140 1,097 19.3 20.4

11 to 14 weeks

870 775 11.9 11.6 728 660 12.4 12.3

15 weeks and over

3,016 2,475 41.4 37.1 2,608 2,204 44.3 41.0

15 to 26 weeks

1,255 1,059 17.2 15.9 1,044 938 17.7 17.4

27 weeks and over

1,761 1,416 24.2 21.2 1,564 1,266 26.5 23.5

27 to 51 weeks

689 471 9.5 7.1 608 426 10.3 7.9

52 weeks and over

1,072 945 14.7 14.2 955 840 16.2 15.6

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

26.1 24.8 - - 27.7 27.1 - -

Median duration, in weeks

11.6 10.2 - - 12.6 11.6 - -

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: April 06, 2018