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
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

7,996 7,287 100.0 100.0 6,482 5,944 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,308 2,199 28.9 30.2 1,680 1,644 25.9 27.7

5 to 14 weeks

2,746 2,411 34.3 33.1 2,213 1,922 34.1 32.3

5 to 10 weeks

1,759 1,566 22.0 21.5 1,415 1,221 21.8 20.5

11 to 14 weeks

988 845 12.4 11.6 798 701 12.3 11.8

15 weeks and over

2,942 2,677 36.8 36.7 2,589 2,378 39.9 40.0

15 to 26 weeks

946 936 11.8 12.8 823 829 12.7 13.9

27 weeks and over

1,996 1,741 25.0 23.9 1,767 1,549 27.3 26.1

27 to 51 weeks

657 691 8.2 9.5 584 636 9.0 10.7

52 weeks and over

1,339 1,050 16.7 14.4 1,182 912 18.2 15.3

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

26.7 23.7 - - 28.9 25.0 - -

Median duration, in weeks

10.3 10.1 - - 11.2 11.1 - -

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: September 01, 2017