DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT
Between June 2009 and June 2010, the number of people classified as short-term unemployed (less than 13 weeks) decreased by 4,200 people (7.6%) in the Melbourne MSR and increased by 1,400 people (8.2%) in the Balance of Victoria MSR.
Over the same period, the number of people in the Melbourne MSR classified as medium-term unemployed (13 to less than 52 weeks) decreased by 16,800 people (32.6%), while the number of people increased by 1,400 (9.4%) in the Balance of Victoria MSR.
The number of people classified as long-term unemployed (52 weeks or more) increased by 4,200 people (22.6%) in the Melbourne MSR and by 1,700 people (18.9%) in the Balance of Victoria MSR.
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