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
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017

Total, 16 years and over

7,658 6,556 100.0 100.0 6,234 5,346 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,562 2,227 33.5 34.0 1,839 1,576 29.5 29.5

5 to 14 weeks

2,092 1,740 27.3 26.5 1,735 1,419 27.8 26.6

5 to 10 weeks

1,338 1,103 17.5 16.8 1,085 890 17.4 16.6

11 to 14 weeks

754 637 9.8 9.7 649 530 10.4 9.9

15 weeks and over

3,004 2,589 39.2 39.5 2,660 2,351 42.7 44.0

15 to 26 weeks

1,083 889 14.1 13.6 946 797 15.2 14.9

27 weeks and over

1,921 1,700 25.1 25.9 1,714 1,553 27.5 29.1

27 to 51 weeks

670 599 8.7 9.1 593 561 9.5 10.5

52 weeks and over

1,251 1,101 16.3 16.8 1,121 992 18.0 18.6

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.2 26.9 - - 29.2 29.3 - -

Median duration, in weeks

10.2 10.3 - - 11.7 12.1 - -

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: October 06, 2017