Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment, quarters

Unit: thousands

20172018
3rd quarter4th quarter1st quarter2nd quarter3rd quarter
Total36.537.247.435.836.8
Less than 6 months17.517.928.618.524.0
6 to 11 months4.97.57.34.84.9
12 months or more14.111.711.512.57.9
..24 months or more5.65.65.47.6..