Year Less than 1 1–3 4–6 7–11 12 13–18 19–23 24 25 and more Total Average duration of unemployment, month(s)
month(s), thousand persons
Total
2009 20.7 76.5 69.0 78.0 17.8 51.2 19.4 7.0 77.8 417.4 12.0
2010 18.2 71.1 64.6 85.5 22.5 75.1 30.3 11.1 90.7 469.1 13.4
2011 30.7 75.7 64.9 72.5 17.8 64.3 29.3 10.2 100.0 465.4 13.1
2012 41.1 69.7 65.3 82.4 21.3 59.4 25.0 11.1 97.4 472.8 12.6
2013 51.4 53.1 56.9 64.6 23.6 50.9 25.6 18.1 96.0 440.2 13.1
2014 38.9 46.3 46.6 48.2 18.1 35.7 14.8 13.3 80.9 342.9 12.9
2015 34.5 47.3 39.2 46.2 17.3 31.2 12.6 10.6 68.6 307.7 12.5
2016 31.6 33.3 30.1 30.4 11.9 24.5 11.4 9.1 52.2 234.5 12.6
2017 26.6 34.0 27.7 25.9 9.0 19.4 8.0 5.6 35.3 191.6 11.2
2018 26.4 30.7 25.6 22.7 8.8 15.3 6.8 5.1 30.6 171.8 10.9
2019 28.2 29.8 27.4 22.5 7.2 12.8 5.1 4.5 21.4 158.9 9.6
2020 43.3 41.7 32.8 27.9 9.5 14.5 5.8 4.5 17.6 197.6 8.0
Male
2009 12.4 43.2 37.9 42.3 9.4 26.7 10.2 3.6 46.0 231.8 12.2
2010 8.9 39.8 37.0 46.8 13.1 41.9 16.9 6.4 51.0 261.7 13.5
2011 15.6 41.6 35.0 40.4 9.2 36.6 16.3 5.1 51.8 251.5 13.1
2012 22.9 38.9 36.2 44.9 11.2 33.1 14.8 6.8 53.5 262.1 12.8
2013 27.2 29.9 30.8 35.0 13.8 27.8 12.5 8.8 53.5 239.3 13.2
2014 18.7 24.5 25.1 26.2 9.6 17.9 7.8 7.1 44.9 181.7 13.1
2015 18.2 23.8 20.3 23.2 9.0 16.7 6.7 5.6 38.3 161.9 12.7
2016 16.0 18.0 17.0 18.2 6.8 12.6 5.6 5.0 28.5 127.5 12.5
2017 12.1 16.5 13.4 14.9 4.6 11.1 4.5 2.3 16.4 95.7 11.1
2018 13.4 15.3 12.4 11.1 5.0 8.6 3.4 2.6 16.4 88.1 10.9
2019 15.1 15.8 15.6 11.9 3.4 7.6 2.8 2.4 11.6 86.1 9.7
2020 21.5 23.0 15.9 15.2 4.7 8.8 3.6 2.4 9.1 104.2 8.1
Female
2009 8.3 33.3 31.1 35.7 8.4 24.5 9.2 3.4 31.8 185.6 11.8
2010 9.3 31.3 27.6 38.7 9.4 33.2 13.4 4.6 39.7 207.4 13.2
2011 15.1 34.2 29.9 32.1 8.6 27.7 13.0 5.1 48.2 214.0 13.1
2012 18.3 30.9 29.2 37.5 10.2 26.3 10.2 4.4 43.9 210.7 12.4
2013 24.2 23.2 26.1 29.6 9.8 23.1 13.1 9.3 42.5 201.0 12.9
2014 20.3 21.7 21.5 22.0 8.5 17.8 7.1 6.2 36.0 161.1 12.6
2015 16.3 23.5 18.8 23.0 8.3 14.6 5.9 5.0 30.3 145.7 12.3
2016 15.6 15.3 13.2 12.2 5.2 11.9 5.8 4.1 23.7 107.0 12.6
2017 14.5 17.5 14.3 11.0 4.4 8.3 3.5 3.4 18.9 95.9 11.4
2018 13.0 15.3 13.2 11.7 3.8 6.7 3.4 2.5 14.2 83.7 10.9
2019 13.0 14.0 11.9 10.6 3.8 5.2 2.4 2.1 9.8 72.8 9.5
2020 21.7 18.7 17.0 12.8 4.8 5.7 2.1 2.0 8.5 93.4 7.8

Footnotes

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Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO.
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