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
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

8,309 8,149 100.0 100.0 6,757 6,664 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,574 2,824 31.0 34.6 1,831 2,082 27.1 31.2

5 to 14 weeks

2,438 2,216 29.3 27.2 2,003 1,865 29.6 28.0

5 to 10 weeks

1,591 1,520 19.2 18.7 1,288 1,270 19.1 19.1

11 to 14 weeks

847 696 10.2 8.5 715 595 10.6 8.9

15 weeks and over

3,297 3,109 39.7 38.2 2,923 2,717 43.3 40.8

15 to 26 weeks

1,144 1,201 13.8 14.7 979 1,028 14.5 15.4

27 weeks and over

2,153 1,908 25.9 23.4 1,944 1,689 28.8 25.3

27 to 51 weeks

707 771 8.5 9.5 655 680 9.7 10.2

52 weeks and over

1,446 1,137 17.4 14.0 1,289 1,009 19.1 15.1

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.6 23.7 - - 30.0 25.4 - -

Median duration, in weeks

10.5 9.6 - - 12.0 10.4 - -

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: February 03, 2017