2.1.19. Unemployed persons by length of job search (1998–)*

(thousands)

< >
Year 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, and will begin to work in a new job within 90 daysa Total
month(s)
Total
1998 13.0 44.2 44.2 45.5 16.1 39.3 17.8 9.8 64.3 19.8 314.0
1999 14.9 43.6 38.7 45.8 13.3 38.1 17.2 9.7 62.4 1.6 285.3
2000 16.7 38.7 35.3 42.9 13.0 37.2 16.3 7.5 54.9 1.2 263.7
2001 14.9 37.0 33.2 38.6 11.5 31.6 14.1 6.8 44.2 2.2 234.1
2002 15.5 39.4 34.8 40.7 11.6 32.7 13.9 5.9 42.5 1.8 238.8
2003 15.9 42.1 38.9 42.0 14.5 27.6 10.8 6.8 43.0 2.9 244.5
2004 13.0 42.0 39.9 41.8 13.5 33.4 13.3 6.3 47.2 2.5 252.9
2005 14.8 48.9 44.1 51.3 14.1 41.0 18.6 8.8 54.3 8.0 303.9
2006 13.2 51.1 48.5 52.0 17.9 41.1 18.6 8.0 59.7 8.2 318.2
2007 13.9 49.5 44.2 50.5 12.8 42.8 17.2 9.0 65.1 7.2 312.1
2008 13.5 50.3 47.9 53.4 13.5 39.1 18.3 8.0 74.0 8.5 326.3
2009 18.7 71.4 66.6 77.5 18.4 51.3 19.4 7.7 79.0 7.8 417.8
2010 16.9 65.4 62.5 83.5 23.2 74.7 30.6 12.0 93.7 7.0 469.4
2011 28.9 70.7 62.8 70.0 18.0 64.7 28.9 11.2 103.7 7.1 466.0
2012 39.2 64.0 63.1 80.5 22.2 59.5 24.4 12.1 100.9 7.2 473.2
2013 48.2 49.4 53.7 62.1 25.3 49.8 25.6 19.5 97.1 10.4 441.0
2014 36.5 41.5 44.9 46.3 19.0 35.1 15.5 13.7 82.7 8.1 343.3
2015 31.0 43.1 38.6 44.0 18.4 30.0 12.3 11.5 70.0 8.9 307.8
2016 28.6 29.8 29.3 29.4 12.2 24.1 10.8 9.6 52.9 7.7 234.6
2017 24.2 29.9 26.0 25.2 9.2 19.0 7.5 6.5 35.8 8.4 191.7
2018 22.5 26.7 24.7 21.6 9.5 14.7 6.0 5.7 30.7 10.0 172.1
Male
1998 8.2 26.0 26.7 28.2 9.8 22.5 11.1 6.0 41.1 9.1 188.7
1999 8.6 25.9 22.9 26.2 7.5 23.1 10.5 5.7 38.6 1.0 170.0
2000 9.1 22.4 20.0 25.6 7.9 23.4 10.3 4.0 35.5 0.7 158.9
2001 8.4 21.2 19.2 24.2 6.2 19.5 9.5 3.9 29.0 1.3 142.4
2002 8.8 20.9 19.4 23.1 6.7 19.6 8.2 3.2 27.1 1.0 138.0
2003 8.7 23.4 21.9 24.4 8.0 15.4 6.0 3.5 25.4 1.8 138.5
2004 6.9 22.3 21.0 21.2 7.1 18.4 8.1 3.3 27.4 1.1 136.8
2005 6.8 24.9 23.5 25.1 7.2 21.1 10.3 5.6 30.1 4.5 159.1
2006 7.2 26.5 24.8 25.1 9.4 19.9 9.2 3.8 33.9 4.7 164.5
2007 7.5 26.0 23.2 26.6 6.7 21.5 8.3 4.6 35.2 4.0 163.5
2008 7.3 26.9 25.0 26.6 7.4 20.4 10.0 4.6 40.9 4.6 173.7
2009 11.1 40.3 36.6 41.5 9.9 26.8 10.1 4.4 46.4 4.8 231.9
2010 8.3 37.1 35.4 45.7 13.4 41.5 17.2 6.9 52.8 3.5 261.8
2011 14.3 38.6 34.1 38.1 9.3 36.5 15.5 6.1 54.6 4.3 251.5
2012 21.7 35.4 34.7 43.5 11.7 33.1 14.0 7.3 56.0 4.6 262.1
2013 25.4 27.2 29.4 33.1 15.0 27.6 12.7 9.8 54.1 5.1 239.3
2014 17.1 21.6 24.1 25.2 10.1 18.0 8.2 7.4 46.0 4.1 181.7
2015 16.1 21.7 20.0 22.3 9.5 15.5 6.4 6.3 39.5 4.6 161.9
2016 14.5 15.9 16.9 17.5 6.9 12.3 5.0 5.5 29.0 4.0 127.5
2017 10.7 14.2 12.7 14.3 4.7 10.9 4.3 2.8 16.8 4.3 95.7
2018 11.1 13.6 11.9 10.4 5.3 8.1 3.3 2.9 16.3 5.2 88.1
Female
1998 4.8 18.2 17.5 17.3 6.3 16.8 6.7 3.8 23.2 10.7 125.3
1999 6.3 17.7 15.8 19.6 5.8 15.0 6.7 4.0 23.8 0.6 115.3
2000 7.6 16.3 15.3 17.3 5.1 13.8 6.0 3.5 19.4 0.5 104.8
2001 6.5 15.8 14.0 14.4 5.3 12.1 4.6 2.9 15.2 0.9 91.7
2002 6.7 18.5 15.4 17.6 4.9 13.1 5.7 2.7 15.4 0.8 100.8
2003 7.2 18.7 17.0 17.6 6.5 12.2 4.8 3.3 17.6 1.1 106.0
2004 6.1 19.7 18.9 20.6 6.4 15.0 5.2 3.0 19.8 1.4 116.1
2005 8.0 24.0 20.6 26.2 6.9 19.9 8.3 3.2 24.2 3.5 144.8
2006 6.0 24.6 23.7 26.8 8.5 21.2 9.4 4.2 25.8 3.5 153.8
2007 6.5 23.5 20.9 23.9 6.1 21.3 8.9 4.4 29.8 3.2 148.6
2008 6.1 23.4 22.9 26.8 6.1 18.7 8.3 3.4 33.1 3.9 152.7
2009 7.6 31.1 30.0 36.0 8.5 24.4 9.3 3.3 32.6 3.1 185.9
2010 8.6 28.4 27.1 37.8 9.7 33.3 13.4 5.1 40.9 3.5 207.7
2011 14.6 32.0 28.7 32.0 8.7 28.2 13.4 5.0 49.0 2.8 214.5
2012 17.5 28.7 28.4 37.0 10.5 26.3 10.4 4.9 44.9 2.6 211.1
2013 22.9 22.1 24.3 29.1 10.3 22.2 12.9 9.7 43.1 5.2 201.8
2014 19.4 19.9 20.8 21.1 8.9 17.1 7.3 6.3 36.8 4.0 161.6
2015 14.9 21.4 18.6 21.7 8.9 14.5 5.9 5.1 30.5 4.4 145.9
2016 14.1 13.9 12.4 11.9 5.4 11.7 5.8 4.2 24.0 3.7 107.1
2017 13.5 15.7 13.3 10.8 4.4 8.2 3.2 3.7 19.0 4.2 96.0
2018 11.4 13.2 12.8 11.2 4.1 6.5 2.7 2.8 14.4 4.8 84.0
*Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO.  aUntil 2002 within 30 days. 

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