Unemployment Insurance Average Duration: Beginning 2002

data.ny.gov | Last Updated 16 May 2019

This dataset contains, by region and county, for each month from January 2002 to present, the number of New York State unemployment insurance average duration. Average Duration is the average number of unemployment insurance weeks beneficiaries receive within their benefit year. Data include only Regular Unemployment Insurance(UI) excluding Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE), Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service Members (UCX), Shared Work (SW), Self Employment Assistance Program (SEAP), 599.2 training, and federal extension programs. Data are provided for the10 labor market regions, and 62 counties.

Tags: unemployment, insurance, benefits, beneficiaries

This dataset has the following 5 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberThe year is represented by all four digits
MonthmonthnumberMonth is displayed numerically (1 = January...12 = December)
RegionregiontextGeographic areas: • Capital Region (Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties); • Central New York (Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga and Oswego Counties); • Finger Lakes (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates Counties); • Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties); • Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk Counties); • Mohawk Valley (Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie Counties); • New York City (Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond Counties); • North Country (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties);  Southern Tier (Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga and Tompkins Counties); and • Western New York (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara Counties).
CountycountytextAll 62 counties and 10 regions in New York State
Average Durationaverage_durationnumberAverage number of unemployment insurance weeks beneficiaries receives within their benefit year by county