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
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016

Total, 16 years and over

7,542 7,170 100.0 100.0 6,319 5,852 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,280 2,251 30.2 31.4 1,755 1,652 27.8 28.2

5 to 14 weeks

2,031 1,974 26.9 27.5 1,677 1,643 26.5 28.1

5 to 10 weeks

1,432 1,339 19.0 18.7 1,172 1,130 18.6 19.3

11 to 14 weeks

599 635 7.9 8.9 504 513 8.0 8.8

15 weeks and over

3,231 2,945 42.8 41.1 2,887 2,557 45.7 43.7

15 to 26 weeks

1,206 1,176 16.0 16.4 1,028 979 16.3 16.7

27 weeks and over

2,025 1,769 26.9 24.7 1,859 1,578 29.4 27.0

27 to 51 weeks

686 583 9.1 8.1 667 523 10.6 8.9

52 weeks and over

1,339 1,186 17.8 16.5 1,192 1,056 18.9 18.0

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

27.6 25.8 - - 29.3 27.6 - -

Median duration, in weeks

10.9 10.5 - - 12.3 11.6 - -

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: January 06, 2017