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
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018

Total, 16 years and over

6,572 5,756 100.0 100.0 5,294 4,692 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,106 1,950 32.0 33.9 1,488 1,436 28.1 30.6

5 to 14 weeks

1,592 1,568 24.2 27.3 1,292 1,309 24.4 27.9

5 to 10 weeks

1,073 1,030 16.3 17.9 837 864 15.8 18.4

11 to 14 weeks

519 539 7.9 9.4 455 445 8.6 9.5

15 weeks and over

2,874 2,237 43.7 38.9 2,513 1,948 47.5 41.5

15 to 26 weeks

1,213 1,066 18.5 18.5 1,064 922 20.1 19.7

27 weeks and over

1,661 1,171 25.3 20.3 1,449 1,025 27.4 21.9

27 to 51 weeks

638 458 9.7 8.0 558 403 10.6 8.6

52 weeks and over

1,024 713 15.6 12.4 891 623 16.8 13.3

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

25.7 21.8 - - 27.6 23.3 - -

Median duration, in weeks

11.3 9.9 - - 13.3 10.9 - -

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 01, 2018