2.1.18. Unemployed persons by job search duration and sex*

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Period, quarters Less than 1 1–3 4–6 7–11 12 13–18 19–23 24 25 and more Persons who did not look for job because have already found a job which will start within 90 days Total Average duration of unemployment, month
month(s)
thousand persons
Total
2006 Q1 12.2 59.9 54.4 49.4 14.8 42.2 16.7 8.7 57.1 10.3 325.7 15.7
Q2 10.9 38.2 49.1 53.8 17.1 40.4 18.9 7.8 61.7 8.8 306.8 17.5
Q3 18.6 54.9 38.0 55.3 21.5 41.0 18.4 7.3 59.9 6.7 321.5 16.4
Q4 11.1 51.3 52.4 49.3 18.3 40.8 20.5 8.2 60.0 7.1 319.0 16.8
2007 Q1 15.1 42.7 48.5 52.5 12.9 50.2 16.7 8.2 62.5 8.4 317.6 17.3
Q2 12.7 35.8 39.6 53.9 12.3 40.9 20.8 8.9 64.5 7.1 296.5 18.8
Q3 16.1 55.3 37.2 48.3 14.4 37.0 17.9 9.0 63.5 8.1 306.7 17.2
Q4 11.9 64.2 51.3 47.3 11.7 42.8 13.5 9.8 69.8 5.2 327.6 16.8
2008 Q1 11.4 56.0 56.1 50.5 13.9 38.8 16.9 7.3 67.9 11.4 330.2 16.5
Q2 10.4 40.0 47.1 58.3 12.7 39.9 18.5 7.2 73.6 7.7 315.5 18.7
Q3 15.6 51.7 37.9 53.1 13.2 37.4 19.9 9.6 74.8 9.7 323.1 18.7
Q4 16.4 53.4 50.4 51.6 14.0 40.2 17.9 8.1 79.5 5.0 336.6 18.3
2009 Q1 24.1 83.8 58.6 60.7 13.5 46.2 17.7 7.4 80.5 11.6 404.2 16.4
Q2 16.8 63.0 77.5 70.8 17.7 43.8 20.5 6.8 76.0 7.8 400.8 16.3
Q3 16.4 73.9 58.1 94.7 20.2 53.1 19.1 9.1 79.3 7.5 431.4 16.5
Q4 17.5 64.8 72.2 83.8 22.0 62.1 20.4 7.6 80.3 4.3 434.9 16.5
2010 Q1 15.2 94.6 67.9 89.3 22.6 78.0 24.3 8.5 86.3 7.3 494.0 16.1
Q2 18.6 46.7 77.0 86.2 23.2 75.2 28.2 12.6 96.0 7.0 470.7 18.0
Q3 18.0 58.0 47.9 84.9 20.2 77.3 35.0 12.4 96.5 8.5 458.7 18.6
Q4 15.8 62.4 57.1 73.5 26.5 68.4 34.9 14.5 96.2 5.0 454.3 18.8
2011 Q1 27.7 85.5 60.9 71.3 17.0 71.5 28.7 13.5 108.3 8.5 492.8 17.8
Q2 21.4 58.0 72.9 70.1 17.6 67.0 30.1 12.3 103.3 6.8 459.6 18.6
Q3 32.4 72.3 49.8 72.6 20.1 59.0 31.7 9.7 101.4 7.5 456.4 17.7
Q4 34.2 66.8 67.5 66.1 17.6 61.2 25.2 9.2 101.6 5.7 455.2 17.6
2012 Q1 28.6 87.7 74.0 84.7 17.2 62.7 25.1 7.8 109.0 9.4 506.5 17.2
Q2 30.0 54.3 70.4 89.5 23.9 58.8 25.3 10.0 103.4 6.7 472.2 18.2
Q3 44.3 62.3 47.6 82.6 21.0 57.7 23.9 14.5 93.3 7.3 454.5 17.3
Q4 53.9 51.9 60.5 65.1 26.7 58.7 23.3 16.3 97.8 5.3 459.5 17.5
2013 Q1 70.3 69.9 65.3 60.6 21.6 58.8 24.4 16.2 93.5 14.8 495.4 15.7
Q2 46.2 40.2 63.0 69.8 26.5 50.4 28.4 19.7 88.3 8.2 440.7 17.6
Q3 41.4 42.9 41.1 66.9 27.8 44.0 28.7 24.4 101.7 10.7 429.6 18.9
Q4 35.0 44.4 45.5 51.2 25.3 46.2 20.7 17.6 105.0 7.8 398.5 19.7
2014 Q1 40.7 44.9 45.4 42.3 20.2 42.1 14.8 13.4 93.0 7.1 364.1 18.8
Q2 41.3 40.8 47.2 46.4 21.0 34.8 18.6 13.0 87.9 8.2 359.3 18.5
Q3 31.9 42.4 42.3 47.0 18.2 30.1 16.3 15.5 77.3 10.4 331.5 18.9
Q4 32.2 38.0 44.6 49.5 16.5 33.3 12.3 13.0 72.7 6.4 318.5 17.8
2015 Q1 39.0 50.5 43.2 53.1 18.1 35.5 12.0 10.8 74.6 10.9 347.6 17.4
Q2 27.6 44.4 38.9 44.0 20.2 29.3 12.3 13.3 70.9 9.5 310.4 19.0
Q3 28.9 37.7 38.4 39.1 15.4 28.3 13.0 11.5 71.0 9.4 292.7 19.3
Q4 28.3 39.7 34.1 39.9 20.1 26.9 11.9 10.3 63.6 6.0 280.7 18.4
2016 Q1 32.8 32.1 34.6 33.9 13.6 28.6 14.1 9.5 61.9 11.7 272.8 18.8
Q2 29.2 24.4 32.5 29.4 12.4 23.6 9.6 12.8 54.9 5.4 234.1 18.9
Q3 28.7 33.3 23.0 27.9 10.8 23.4 11.8 9.2 49.7 8.7 226.5 18.1
Q4 23.7 29.4 27.2 26.5 12.1 20.7 7.9 7.0 45.4 5.1 205.0 17.9
2017 Q1 25.3 31.9 26.6 24.7 8.1 23.3 7.7 7.5 42.6 9.0 206.8 17.5
Q2 23.4 27.8 25.3 28.2 10.3 20.3 9.2 5.9 37.0 9.0 196.4 17.0
Q3 24.8 31.6 25.2 23.8 9.0 15.8 7.9 8.5 31.0 10.9 188.5 15.4
Q4 23.3 28.2 26.9 23.9 9.2 16.8 5.3 4.0 32.8 4.9 175.2 15.6
2018 Q1 21.1 24.7 29.5 23.5 8.5 16.3 5.9 4.5 35.7 8.1 177.9 16.4
Q2 16.9 20.2 24.2 27.0 8.6 16.3 5.5 5.1 30.8 10.6 165.1 16.8
Q3 27.7 30.5 20.9 19.1 10.2 15.0 6.7 6.2 28.5 13.5 178.2 15.1
Q4 24.4 31.6 24.3 16.8 10.6 11.0 5.8 7.1 28.0 7.7 167.2 14.8
2019 Q1 20.8 31.4 28.1 17.0 7.6 14.3 4.4 6.5 25.9 9.8 165.7 13.9
Q2 23.1 19.7 26.0 26.6 7.0 10.1 4.7 6.7 24.3 7.3 155.5 14.4
Q3
Q4
Of which:
male
2006 Q1 6.5 33.4 28.7 23.8 7.7 19.8 7.8 4.9 34.7 6.3 173.7 16.7
Q2 5.1 19.3 24.9 25.8 8.4 20.1 9.5 3.1 36.7 5.1 158.0 19.1
Q3 9.8 26.7 18.7 27.0 11.9 19.7 9.7 2.9 32.1 3.0 161.6 17.1
Q4 7.5 26.4 26.7 23.8 9.7 19.8 9.9 4.4 32.0 4.4 164.6 17.1
2007 Q1 6.9 25.2 26.9 27.0 6.9 25.6 7.4 4.1 35.2 5.3 170.5 17.6
Q2 6.9 19.6 21.0 28.7 6.7 20.1 10.7 4.5 35.3 4.0 157.5 19.3
Q3 8.2 27.3 19.0 26.2 6.8 17.6 9.3 4.0 33.5 3.6 155.5 17.9
Q4 7.8 31.9 26.0 24.3 6.5 22.6 5.7 5.7 36.9 3.1 170.5 17.5
2008 Q1 5.4 32.4 29.2 23.9 5.8 21.4 9.3 2.8 35.8 6.2 172.3 16.6
Q2 6.1 20.3 24.8 29.5 7.6 20.1 11.1 4.7 40.0 4.1 168.3 19.3
Q3 8.2 24.8 18.9 27.3 7.9 19.0 11.0 5.5 42.4 5.8 170.8 19.6
Q4 9.6 30.1 26.9 25.6 8.1 21.0 8.7 5.5 45.4 2.3 183.3 18.8
2009 Q1 13.3 49.2 31.3 29.9 7.0 25.9 8.5 3.7 49.9 6.6 225.4 17.5
Q2 10.9 36.4 44.7 37.6 10.0 21.3 11.2 3.8 43.5 4.6 224.0 16.5
Q3 11.0 40.4 31.8 52.8 10.5 25.8 10.3 5.9 45.5 5.0 238.9 16.8
Q4 9.0 35.1 38.6 45.8 12.1 34.3 10.5 4.1 46.9 2.9 239.3 16.9
2010 Q1 8.1 55.5 38.7 50.6 13.3 44.9 12.9 5.1 49.7 4.2 283.0 16.0
Q2 9.2 27.0 46.2 46.3 12.2 43.8 17.1 6.3 54.7 4.1 266.9 18.1
Q3 8.8 30.5 25.5 46.4 12.5 41.3 18.6 7.8 54.0 3.4 248.9 19.1
Q4 7.3 35.2 31.0 39.4 15.7 35.7 20.2 8.5 53.0 2.2 248.2 18.9
2011 Q1 14.9 51.6 33.3 36.5 8.8 41.4 15.2 7.9 60.0 5.5 275.2 17.6
Q2 10.7 28.7 41.3 37.8 7.9 37.0 16.6 5.8 55.0 4.2 245.1 18.4
Q3 14.8 38.0 25.6 41.8 10.6 32.6 17.7 6.5 50.8 4.8 243.3 17.4
Q4 16.8 36.2 36.0 36.2 9.9 34.9 12.7 4.3 52.7 2.9 242.6 17.2
2012 Q1 17.9 51.1 37.6 45.1 8.9 37.0 13.4 5.0 58.5 6.0 280.5 16.6
Q2 16.7 31.6 40.3 50.2 10.9 33.9 16.1 5.7 56.6 4.2 266.3 18.0
Q3 22.3 31.7 28.3 46.2 11.6 29.5 14.9 9.1 52.6 4.4 250.5 17.9
Q4 30.0 27.2 32.6 32.4 15.5 32.3 11.8 9.3 56.1 3.9 251.0 18.0
2013 Q1 40.6 45.3 35.0 32.7 12.8 32.8 12.9 9.0 51.2 10.1 282.4 15.4
Q2 23.3 20.1 36.6 35.3 16.3 26.5 12.5 11.0 50.3 3.9 235.7 18.3
Q3 20.4 21.0 21.9 35.6 17.7 25.7 13.7 10.3 58.2 4.1 228.6 19.8
Q4 17.1 22.6 24.0 28.7 13.1 25.5 11.5 8.8 56.6 2.5 210.3 20.1
2014 Q1 19.2 25.4 23.8 21.5 11.1 21.4 7.3 7.8 51.0 3.6 192.0 19.3
Q2 19.3 20.2 27.0 25.9 10.2 17.3 10.7 6.2 50.7 3.9 191.5 19.1
Q3 15.1 20.9 22.0 27.5 9.0 15.3 7.9 8.2 41.3 5.3 172.5 18.9
Q4 14.9 19.9 23.7 26.0 10.0 17.8 7.0 7.5 40.8 3.4 171.0 18.0
2015 Q1 20.2 28.4 23.5 25.1 9.0 19.8 5.5 6.4 41.8 6.5 186.3 17.4
Q2 15.4 21.0 20.3 22.6 10.3 14.3 6.0 7.7 41.9 4.0 163.5 20.0
Q3 14.6 18.4 18.6 20.3 8.0 14.3 7.5 5.6 40.3 4.2 151.8 20.1
Q4 14.0 18.9 17.6 21.2 10.8 13.8 6.6 5.6 34.2 3.5 146.1 19.4
2016 Q1 15.8 17.6 18.8 17.1 7.0 13.8 8.0 6.2 35.2 7.7 147.0 20.0
Q2 14.4 16.0 20.1 16.2 6.8 11.9 5.1 6.6 31.8 2.6 131.4 19.3
Q3 16.4 16.9 13.4 19.0 6.3 11.6 4.5 5.6 25.4 2.5 121.6 17.6
Q4 11.2 13.1 15.2 18.0 7.4 12.1 2.6 3.5 23.5 3.2 109.9 18.3
2017 Q1 13.5 13.3 14.4 16.1 4.9 13.5 4.4 3.2 21.4 4.3 108.9 17.9
Q2 10.4 13.4 11.5 17.0 4.6 11.8 6.1 2.7 17.8 4.8 100.1 17.2
Q3 9.1 15.4 12.4 13.4 4.3 10.5 3.9 3.7 12.4 5.8 90.9 14.8
Q4 9.9 14.9 12.5 10.9 5.2 7.6 2.7 1.7 15.5 2.1 83.0 15.0
2018 Q1 10.4 10.8 14.5 11.1 4.6 7.9 3.9 1.6 18.4 5.2 88.3 16.6
Q2 10.4 10.6 12.4 13.1 4.7 10.1 3.3 2.4 16.9 4.4 88.2 16.3
Q3 10.7 16.0 9.0 8.5 5.5 8.3 3.9 3.8 14.1 6.0 85.7 16.1
Q4 12.9 17.0 11.8 8.9 6.6 6.3 1.9 3.8 15.9 5.2 90.2 15.5
2019 Q1 10.0 19.3 15.8 8.2 3.6 7.3 3.1 2.5 15.4 4.7 89.9 14.7
Q2 13.8 11.4 15.1 13.5 3.4 7.0 2.4 4.8 12.0 4.6 87.9 15.0
Q3
Q4
female
2006 Q1 5.7 26.5 25.6 25.6 7.1 22.4 8.8 3.8 22.5 4.0 152.0 14.6
Q2 5.8 18.9 24.2 28.0 8.8 20.3 9.4 4.7 25.0 3.7 148.7 15.8
Q3 8.8 28.2 19.2 28.4 9.5 21.3 8.6 4.3 27.8 3.7 159.9 15.7
Q4 3.6 24.9 25.7 25.5 8.7 20.9 10.7 3.8 28.0 2.6 154.5 16.4
2007 Q1 8.2 17.5 21.6 25.5 6.0 24.6 9.2 4.1 27.3 3.1 147.1 16.9
Q2 5.7 16.2 18.6 25.2 5.6 20.8 10.1 4.4 29.2 3.1 138.9 18.1
Q3 7.9 28.0 18.2 22.1 7.6 19.5 8.6 4.9 30.0 4.5 151.2 16.4
Q4 4.1 32.3 25.3 23.0 5.2 20.2 7.8 4.1 32.9 2.1 157.1 16.0
2008 Q1 6.0 23.6 26.9 26.6 8.1 17.4 7.6 4.4 32.1 5.2 157.9 16.3
Q2 4.4 19.6 22.4 28.8 5.1 19.8 7.4 2.5 33.6 3.6 147.2 18.0
Q3 7.3 26.9 19.0 25.8 5.3 18.4 8.9 4.1 32.5 3.9 152.2 17.7
Q4 6.8 23.4 23.5 26.0 5.8 19.3 9.1 2.6 34.1 2.7 153.3 17.6
2009 Q1 10.8 34.6 27.3 30.8 6.6 20.2 9.2 3.7 30.6 5.0 178.9 15.0
Q2 5.9 26.6 32.8 33.2 7.7 22.5 9.3 3.0 32.5 3.3 176.7 16.0
Q3 5.3 33.5 26.3 41.9 9.7 27.3 8.8 3.2 33.8 2.6 192.4 16.1
Q4 8.5 29.7 33.5 38.0 9.9 27.7 9.9 3.5 33.4 1.4 195.6 15.9
2010 Q1 7.1 39.0 29.2 38.7 9.4 33.1 11.3 3.5 36.6 3.1 211.0 16.1
Q2 9.4 19.7 30.8 40.0 11.0 31.4 11.1 6.2 41.3 2.9 203.8 18.0
Q3 9.2 27.5 22.4 38.4 7.7 35.9 16.4 4.6 42.4 5.2 209.8 18.0
Q4 8.5 27.2 26.1 34.1 10.9 32.7 14.7 6.0 43.3 2.7 206.1 18.7
2011 Q1 12.8 34.0 27.6 34.7 8.2 30.0 13.5 5.6 48.2 3.0 217.6 18.1
Q2 10.7 29.3 31.7 32.3 9.6 30.0 13.5 6.4 48.3 2.6 214.4 18.8
Q3 17.6 34.3 24.1 30.8 9.4 26.4 13.9 3.1 50.7 2.7 213.2 18.1
Q4 17.5 30.5 31.5 30.0 7.6 26.3 12.6 5.0 48.9 2.8 212.6 18.1
2012 Q1 10.8 36.7 36.3 39.7 8.3 25.7 11.7 2.8 50.5 3.5 226.0 18.0
Q2 13.2 22.7 30.1 39.3 13.0 25.0 9.1 4.3 46.7 2.5 206.0 18.5
Q3 22.0 30.6 19.3 36.4 9.4 28.2 9.1 5.4 40.7 2.9 204.0 16.7
Q4 23.8 24.7 27.9 32.7 11.3 26.4 11.5 7.0 41.8 1.5 208.4 16.8
2013 Q1 29.7 24.6 30.2 27.8 8.8 26.0 11.5 7.2 42.3 4.7 213.0 16.2
Q2 22.9 20.1 26.4 34.6 10.2 23.9 15.9 8.7 38.0 4.3 204.9 16.7
Q3 21.0 21.9 19.2 31.3 10.2 18.3 14.9 14.1 43.6 6.6 200.9 18.0
Q4 17.9 21.9 21.5 22.5 12.2 20.7 9.2 8.7 48.4 5.2 188.3 19.3
2014 Q1 21.6 19.5 21.6 20.9 9.1 20.7 7.5 5.6 42.1 3.6 172.1 18.3
Q2 22.0 20.6 20.2 20.5 10.8 17.5 8.0 6.8 37.2 4.3 167.8 17.8
Q3 16.8 21.5 20.3 19.5 9.3 14.8 8.4 7.3 36.1 5.1 159.0 18.9
Q4 17.4 18.1 20.9 23.5 6.4 15.5 5.3 5.5 31.9 3.0 147.5 17.6
2015 Q1 18.8 22.1 19.6 28.0 9.0 15.7 6.5 4.4 32.8 4.4 161.3 17.3
Q2 12.1 23.4 18.5 21.4 10.0 15.0 6.3 5.6 29.0 5.5 146.9 17.8
Q3 14.3 19.4 19.8 18.8 7.4 14.0 5.5 6.0 30.7 5.2 140.9 18.5
Q4 14.3 20.8 16.5 18.7 9.3 13.1 5.3 4.7 29.4 2.4 134.6 17.4
2016 Q1 17.0 14.5 15.8 16.8 6.6 14.8 6.1 3.3 26.7 4.1 125.8 17.4
Q2 14.8 8.4 12.4 13.2 5.6 11.7 4.5 6.2 23.1 2.7 102.6 18.4
Q3 12.2 16.4 9.6 9.0 4.5 11.9 7.2 3.6 24.3 6.1 104.8 18.6
Q4 12.5 16.2 12.0 8.5 4.7 8.6 5.3 3.5 21.8 1.9 95.1 17.4
2017 Q1 11.8 18.7 12.3 8.6 3.3 9.8 3.3 4.3 21.2 4.6 97.9 17.0
Q2 12.9 14.5 13.8 11.3 5.8 8.4 3.1 3.3 19.1 4.2 96.3 16.8
Q3 15.7 16.2 12.8 10.4 4.7 5.3 4.0 4.8 18.6 5.1 97.6 16.0
Q4 13.5 13.3 14.3 13.0 4.0 9.2 2.5 2.3 17.3 2.8 92.2 16.2
2018 Q1 10.7 13.9 15.1 12.5 3.8 8.4 2.0 2.9 17.2 2.9 89.6 16.3
Q2 6.5 9.6 11.8 14.0 3.9 6.2 2.2 2.7 13.9 6.2 77.0 17.2
Q3 17.0 14.4 11.9 10.6 4.7 6.7 2.8 2.4 14.4 7.6 92.5 14.1
Q4 11.5 14.6 12.6 7.9 4.0 4.7 3.9 3.2 12.0 2.5 77.0 14.0
2019 Q1 10.7 12.1 12.3 8.8 4.0 7.0 1.3 4.0 10.5 5.1 75.8 13.0
Q2 9.3 8.4 10.9 13.1 3.5 3.1 2.3 1.9 12.3 2.7 67.6 13.7
Q3
Q4
*Source: labour force survey, HCSO. 

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