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
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

7,447 6,242 100.0 100.0 6,022 5,003 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,218 1,958 29.8 31.4 1,622 1,366 26.9 27.3

5 to 14 weeks

2,142 1,839 28.8 29.5 1,703 1,460 28.3 29.2

5 to 10 weeks

1,503 1,239 20.2 19.9 1,174 967 19.5 19.3

11 to 14 weeks

639 599 8.6 9.6 528 493 8.8 9.8

15 weeks and over

3,087 2,445 41.5 39.2 2,698 2,178 44.8 43.5

15 to 26 weeks

1,157 847 15.5 13.6 981 759 16.3 15.2

27 weeks and over

1,930 1,598 25.9 25.6 1,717 1,419 28.5 28.4

27 to 51 weeks

658 571 8.8 9.1 590 522 9.8 10.4

52 weeks and over

1,273 1,027 17.1 16.5 1,126 896 18.7 17.9

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.9 27.1 - - 30.0 29.2 - -

Median duration, in weeks

10.5 10.1 - - 12.1 11.9 - -

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: November 03, 2017