Period, quarters Less than 1 1–3 4–6 7–11 12 13–18 19–23 24 25 and more Total Average duration of unemployment, month
month(s)
thousand persons
Total
2009 Q1 27.0 88.6 61.8 61.7 13.3 47.2 17.1 7.0 79.9 403.6 11.8
Q2 18.5 69.0 78.5 71.5 17.4 44.1 20.3 6.4 74.6 400.3 11.9
Q3 18.6 79.4 62.2 93.4 19.7 52.4 19.5 8.3 77.7 431.2 12.0
Q4 18.7 69.0 73.5 85.4 20.8 61.1 20.8 6.5 79.1 434.7 12.3
2010 Q1 16.3 101.6 70.6 91.4 22.1 78.1 22.0 7.3 84.4 493.8 12.0
Q2 19.8 50.9 80.4 88.9 22.1 75.8 29.5 11.2 92.0 470.6 13.4
Q3 20.3 64.4 48.2 86.2 21.0 78.0 35.0 12.7 92.2 457.9 14.0
Q4 16.5 67.5 59.3 75.5 24.7 68.6 34.7 13.1 94.1 454.1 14.2
2011 Q1 30.8 91.1 63.3 73.8 16.3 72.5 28.8 11.7 103.9 492.2 13.0
Q2 22.7 61.5 77.4 71.4 17.6 66.1 30.4 11.6 99.6 458.3 13.6
Q3 33.6 77.5 51.1 76.6 20.2 57.6 32.7 8.7 98.3 456.3 13.0
Q4 35.6 72.8 67.8 68.4 17.2 60.9 25.4 8.8 98.2 455.0 12.8
2012 Q1 30.3 98.0 76.3 83.7 16.6 64.0 24.9 7.6 104.6 506.0 12.0
Q2 31.3 59.0 74.8 90.3 22.8 59.1 25.8 9.0 99.8 471.9 12.9
Q3 46.1 65.0 48.4 88.5 20.0 57.2 25.1 13.2 90.2 453.7 12.7
Q4 56.8 57.0 61.9 67.0 25.9 57.2 24.2 14.6 94.9 459.5 12.9
2013 Q1 75.1 77.0 69.0 61.7 21.3 60.0 25.4 13.9 91.3 494.7 11.4
Q2 48.2 43.2 67.7 73.2 23.4 50.8 27.9 17.7 87.6 439.8 13.0
Q3 44.2 46.9 43.0 71.2 24.7 46.0 28.5 23.6 100.8 428.9 14.0
Q4 38.0 45.5 48.1 52.4 24.9 46.7 20.5 17.1 104.2 397.4 14.2
2014 Q1 42.6 51.7 45.4 43.7 18.9 41.9 14.6 13.1 91.1 363.0 13.1
Q2 44.3 44.8 51.4 47.2 19.6 36.7 16.2 12.6 86.1 358.8 12.9
Q3 34.7 47.4 44.3 50.5 17.9 30.7 15.8 14.6 75.4 331.4 12.9
Q4 34.1 41.3 45.3 51.4 16.1 33.4 12.7 12.8 71.1 318.3 12.6
2015 Q1 43.1 56.1 43.6 54.6 17.2 37.7 11.7 9.7 73.5 347.3 11.6
Q2 30.5 49.9 40.5 46.4 19.1 30.9 11.5 13.0 68.6 310.3 12.6
Q3 33.6 40.8 38.0 41.3 15.5 27.6 15.0 10.4 70.2 292.4 13.1
Q4 30.9 42.5 34.4 42.6 17.5 28.8 12.3 9.3 62.2 280.6 12.8
2016 Q1 37.4 38.8 34.7 34.8 13.3 28.5 14.9 10.5 59.8 272.6 12.7
Q2 30.7 26.5 33.8 30.2 12.3 25.0 9.5 11.3 54.8 234.1 13.1
Q3 32.6 35.9 24.6 29.8 9.9 23.7 12.2 8.5 49.0 226.2 12.2
Q4 25.7 31.8 27.4 26.6 12.2 20.9 8.9 6.2 45.2 205.0 12.2
2017 Q1 27.6 36.6 29.6 24.1 7.8 25.4 8.2 6.1 41.1 206.6 11.4
Q2 25.3 31.5 27.9 29.2 9.3 21.0 10.2 5.5 36.4 196.2 11.8
Q3 28.3 36.5 26.4 25.6 8.9 15.4 8.4 7.7 31.0 188.2 10.8
Q4 25.2 31.3 26.9 24.6 9.9 15.8 5.3 3.2 32.9 175.2 10.8
2018 Q1 23.6 29.1 30.4 22.3 8.4 17.8 7.3 3.6 35.3 177.8 11.2
Q2 21.3 23.0 26.0 28.1 8.8 17.3 6.0 3.6 31.0 165.0 11.6
Q3 33.8 36.0 21.6 20.7 9.0 14.9 7.5 6.2 28.4 178.2 10.3
Q4 26.9 34.5 24.4 19.8 8.8 11.2 6.3 6.8 27.8 166.3 10.7
2019 Q1 24.4 35.6 29.0 18.2 7.0 14.5 4.9 6.0 25.3 165.0 10.2
Q2 27.2 21.8 27.3 26.8 6.1 10.2 5.4 5.8 24.5 155.2 10.5
Q3 31.6 30.4 26.7 22.3 7.9 13.7 5.6 4.0 20.2 162.4 9.2
Q4 29.5 31.5 26.8 22.7 7.8 12.6 4.8 2.1 15.4 153.1 8.4
2020 Q1 40.0 35.9 26.0 23.4 6.3 14.9 4.2 5.4 16.9 173.0 8.1
Q2 64.2 56.5 29.6 22.2 9.8 9.9 4.4 2.2 15.5 214.2 6.2
Q3 41.9 40.1 37.8 29.6 11.8 15.7 6.7 5.1 19.1 207.8 8.3
Q4 26.9 34.1 38.0 36.6 10.3 17.6 7.7 5.1 19.0 195.4 9.3
2021 Q1 46.9 37.2 37.4 39.3 14.2 13.4 5.8 4.3 16.2 214.8 7.8
Q2 49.3 26.4 29.0 30.1 19.0 15.9 6.3 5.0 17.1 198.0 8.3
Q3 46.0 30.3 20.6 28.1 14.2 19.6 7.5 4.4 18.9 189.7 8.8
Q4
Of which:
male
2009 Q1 15.5 51.8 33.0 30.8 6.7 26.2 8.1 3.4 49.8 225.4 12.1
Q2 11.8 39.1 45.8 38.2 9.9 21.5 11.3 3.3 43.1 224.0 11.9
Q3 12.5 43.9 33.4 53.0 10.1 25.5 10.7 4.9 44.8 238.9 12.1
Q4 9.7 38.1 39.4 47.0 11.1 33.6 10.9 3.0 46.4 239.1 12.7
2010 Q1 8.7 59.0 41.4 51.5 12.9 45.1 12.0 3.9 48.3 282.9 12.0
Q2 9.7 29.0 48.6 47.5 11.7 45.0 16.9 5.9 52.7 266.9 13.5
Q3 9.8 33.5 25.9 47.3 12.6 41.6 18.8 7.9 51.5 248.9 14.3
Q4 7.6 37.5 32.2 40.9 15.2 35.7 19.8 8.0 51.3 248.2 14.3
2011 Q1 17.2 54.4 34.9 39.1 8.3 43.0 15.3 6.2 56.7 274.9 12.9
Q2 11.7 31.4 43.3 39.5 8.1 37.0 17.0 5.2 51.9 245.1 13.6
Q3 15.7 40.8 26.1 44.6 10.6 32.2 19.3 5.6 48.3 243.3 13.1
Q4 17.8 39.5 35.9 38.4 9.6 34.0 13.5 3.6 50.2 242.6 12.7
2012 Q1 18.9 57.6 39.7 44.1 8.4 38.0 13.4 5.2 55.1 280.5 11.8
Q2 17.3 34.8 43.1 50.8 10.3 34.3 16.7 5.0 53.9 266.3 13.0
Q3 23.2 33.5 28.8 50.4 11.0 28.7 16.4 8.4 50.2 250.5 13.2
Q4 32.0 29.5 33.1 34.3 14.9 31.3 12.8 8.4 54.7 251.0 13.5
2013 Q1 44.3 49.9 36.9 34.2 12.9 33.3 13.3 7.3 50.2 282.4 11.2
Q2 24.3 22.8 38.7 37.6 14.7 26.2 11.9 9.8 49.8 235.7 13.3
Q3 21.7 23.4 22.1 39.1 15.2 26.3 13.7 9.3 57.9 228.6 14.5
Q4 18.4 23.5 25.6 29.2 12.3 25.4 11.1 8.7 56.0 210.3 14.4
2014 Q1 20.7 29.6 24.1 21.9 10.1 21.0 7.0 7.6 50.0 192.0 13.3
Q2 20.7 23.0 29.6 25.9 9.6 17.4 9.2 6.0 50.1 191.5 13.3
Q3 17.1 23.4 22.7 29.8 8.9 15.3 7.8 7.3 40.1 172.5 13.0
Q4 16.1 22.2 23.8 27.2 9.9 17.8 7.1 7.5 39.3 171.0 12.9
2015 Q1 22.9 31.3 24.1 25.8 9.2 21.1 5.6 5.4 40.9 186.3 11.6
Q2 16.9 24.3 20.7 22.8 10.2 16.6 4.8 7.5 39.7 163.5 13.0
Q3 17.4 19.6 18.5 21.7 7.3 14.3 8.8 5.0 39.1 151.8 13.4
Q4 15.7 20.0 18.1 22.6 9.2 14.8 7.6 4.7 33.5 146.1 13.1
2016 Q1 18.6 22.5 17.9 18.1 6.8 14.2 8.7 6.7 33.6 147.0 12.9
Q2 15.2 17.5 20.2 16.6 6.8 12.6 5.4 5.4 31.8 131.4 12.9
Q3 17.3 17.8 14.0 19.9 5.8 11.7 5.1 5.1 24.9 121.6 11.9
Q4 12.8 14.0 15.8 18.1 7.6 12.1 3.2 2.7 23.6 109.9 12.2
2017 Q1 14.7 15.7 15.8 16.3 4.7 14.5 4.7 2.2 20.5 108.9 11.4
Q2 11.7 15.1 13.1 17.5 3.7 12.8 6.3 2.4 17.4 100.1 11.8
Q3 11.2 18.6 12.6 14.6 4.0 10.4 4.0 3.4 12.3 90.9 10.3
Q4 10.9 16.6 12.1 11.1 6.0 6.7 3.0 1.2 15.5 83.0 10.6
2018 Q1 12.9 13.0 14.6 11.1 4.5 8.4 3.6 1.7 18.4 88.3 11.1
Q2 12.3 11.3 13.9 13.1 4.6 11.0 3.2 1.3 17.4 88.2 11.4
Q3 13.8 17.9 9.0 9.4 5.0 8.6 4.7 3.5 13.8 85.7 10.7
Q4 14.7 19.1 12.2 10.6 5.8 6.3 1.9 3.8 15.8 90.2 10.6
2019 Q1 11.7 22.2 16.2 8.8 2.8 7.3 2.9 2.5 15.4 89.9 10.3
Q2 15.9 12.8 16.2 13.6 3.1 7.1 2.8 4.2 12.1 87.9 10.4
Q3 16.1 14.4 14.4 13.5 3.5 7.8 3.5 1.7 10.2 85.1 9.4
Q4 16.8 13.9 15.3 11.7 4.3 7.9 1.9 1.0 8.5 81.5 8.4
2020 Q1 18.8 19.0 12.2 13.1 4.1 10.1 2.3 3.0 9.5 92.0 8.6
Q2 31.5 34.1 12.6 10.5 3.3 6.7 2.9 1.4 9.0 111.9 6.5
Q3 21.0 20.1 19.9 17.4 6.0 8.6 4.6 3.3 9.3 110.2 8.4
Q4 14.8 18.6 18.8 19.8 5.5 9.6 4.8 2.1 8.6 102.7 9.1
2021 Q1 22.2 17.6 18.9 16.9 8.2 6.2 3.1 3.7 9.5 106.2 8.3
Q2 27.4 14.3 13.7 15.5 9.1 8.1 2.8 2.2 11.3 104.4 8.4
Q3 25.3 15.6 10.9 14.7 7.0 8.1 3.1 3.1 10.6 98.5 8.7
Q4
female
2009 Q1 11.5 36.8 28.8 30.9 6.6 20.9 9.0 3.6 30.2 178.2 11.3
Q2 6.6 29.9 32.7 33.2 7.6 22.6 9.0 3.2 31.5 176.4 12.0
Q3 6.1 35.5 28.8 40.4 9.6 27.0 8.8 3.4 32.9 192.3 11.8
Q4 9.0 30.8 34.1 38.4 9.7 27.5 9.9 3.5 32.7 195.6 11.9
2010 Q1 7.5 42.6 29.2 40.0 9.2 33.0 10.0 3.4 36.1 210.9 12.0
Q2 10.1 21.9 31.8 41.4 10.5 30.8 12.6 5.3 39.2 203.6 13.4
Q3 10.5 30.9 22.3 38.9 8.4 36.3 16.2 4.8 40.7 209.0 13.6
Q4 9.0 30.0 27.1 34.6 9.6 32.9 14.9 5.1 42.8 205.9 14.0
2011 Q1 13.7 36.7 28.5 34.7 8.0 29.5 13.5 5.5 47.3 217.2 13.1
Q2 11.0 30.1 34.1 31.9 9.5 29.1 13.4 6.5 47.7 213.2 13.7
Q3 17.9 36.6 25.1 32.0 9.5 25.4 13.4 3.1 50.0 213.0 12.9
Q4 17.8 33.3 32.0 30.0 7.6 26.9 11.8 5.2 47.9 212.4 12.9
2012 Q1 11.4 40.4 36.5 39.6 8.2 26.0 11.6 2.3 49.5 225.5 12.3
Q2 14.0 24.2 31.7 39.5 12.4 24.8 9.1 4.0 45.9 205.7 12.9
Q3 22.9 31.5 19.6 38.1 9.0 28.5 8.7 4.9 40.0 203.2 12.0
Q4 24.8 27.5 28.8 32.7 11.0 25.8 11.4 6.3 40.1 208.4 12.2
2013 Q1 30.8 27.1 32.1 27.5 8.3 26.7 12.1 6.6 41.1 212.3 11.7
Q2 23.9 20.4 29.1 35.6 8.7 24.7 16.0 8.0 37.8 204.1 12.6
Q3 22.5 23.5 20.9 32.2 9.6 19.6 14.8 14.3 42.9 200.3 13.4
Q4 19.6 22.0 22.4 23.3 12.6 21.3 9.4 8.4 48.2 187.2 13.9
2014 Q1 21.9 22.1 21.3 21.9 8.8 20.9 7.6 5.5 41.1 171.1 12.9
Q2 23.6 21.7 21.8 21.2 10.0 19.3 7.0 6.7 36.0 167.3 12.4
Q3 17.6 24.1 21.6 20.6 9.0 15.4 8.1 7.3 35.3 158.9 12.8
Q4 17.9 19.1 21.4 24.2 6.2 15.7 5.5 5.3 31.8 147.3 12.4
2015 Q1 20.3 24.8 19.6 28.8 8.0 16.6 6.1 4.3 32.6 161.0 11.7
Q2 13.6 25.5 19.8 23.6 8.9 14.3 6.6 5.6 28.9 146.8 12.1
Q3 16.1 21.2 19.5 19.6 8.1 13.3 6.2 5.3 31.1 140.7 12.9
Q4 15.2 22.5 16.4 20.0 8.3 14.0 4.7 4.7 28.6 134.4 12.5
2016 Q1 18.8 16.2 16.8 16.7 6.5 14.4 6.2 3.8 26.2 125.6 12.4
Q2 15.6 9.0 13.6 13.6 5.5 12.4 4.2 5.9 23.0 102.6 13.4
Q3 15.2 18.1 10.6 10.0 4.1 12.0 7.1 3.4 24.1 104.6 12.5
Q4 13.0 17.8 11.7 8.5 4.5 8.8 5.7 3.5 21.6 95.0 12.2
2017 Q1 12.9 20.9 13.8 7.9 3.1 10.9 3.6 3.9 20.7 97.8 11.3
Q2 13.5 16.4 14.8 11.7 5.6 8.2 3.9 3.1 19.0 96.2 11.7
Q3 17.1 18.0 13.9 11.0 4.8 5.0 4.4 4.4 18.7 97.3 11.3
Q4 14.3 14.7 14.9 13.5 4.0 9.1 2.3 2.0 17.4 92.2 11.1
2018 Q1 10.6 16.1 15.9 11.2 3.8 9.4 3.6 1.9 16.9 89.4 11.3
Q2 9.0 11.8 12.1 15.0 4.2 6.2 2.7 2.3 13.5 76.9 11.8
Q3 20.1 18.1 12.5 11.3 4.0 6.3 2.8 2.8 14.6 92.4 10.0
Q4 12.2 15.4 12.2 9.2 3.0 4.9 4.4 3.0 11.9 76.1 10.8
2019 Q1 12.6 13.4 12.7 9.5 4.2 7.1 2.0 3.5 10.0 75.1 10.0
Q2 11.3 9.0 11.0 13.2 3.0 3.1 2.6 1.6 12.4 67.3 10.5
Q3 15.4 16.0 12.3 8.8 4.4 5.9 2.0 2.4 10.0 77.3 9.0
Q4 12.7 17.5 11.5 11.0 3.5 4.7 2.8 1.1 6.9 71.6 8.4
2020 Q1 21.2 16.9 13.8 10.3 2.2 4.7 2.0 2.4 7.4 81.0 7.6
Q2 32.7 22.4 17.0 11.7 6.4 3.2 1.5 0.8 6.5 102.2 5.9
Q3 20.9 20.0 17.9 12.2 5.8 7.0 2.1 1.8 9.9 97.6 8.2
Q4 12.1 15.5 19.2 16.8 4.8 8.0 2.9 3.0 10.4 92.7 9.6
2021 Q1 24.7 19.6 18.6 22.4 6.0 7.2 2.8 0.7 6.6 108.5 7.3
Q2 21.9 12.1 15.3 14.6 9.9 7.8 3.4 2.8 5.7 93.6 8.3
Q3 20.8 14.7 9.7 13.4 7.3 11.4 4.5 1.3 8.2 91.2 8.8
Q4

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey, HCSO.
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