Table A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,870 3,206 2,476 2,471 2,412 2,545 2,207 2,418 2,160

5 to 14 weeks

2,690 1,969 2,731 2,249 2,205 2,131 2,239 2,140 2,266

15 weeks and over

3,245 2,970 3,060 3,372 3,391 3,367 3,058 3,108 3,170

15 to 26 weeks

1,049 1,066 1,033 1,182 1,178 1,304 1,173 1,129 1,150

27 weeks and over

2,196 1,904 2,027 2,190 2,213 2,063 1,885 1,979 2,020

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

26.5 25.7 26.3 28.3 28.4 27.7 26.7 27.7 28.1

Median duration, in weeks

9.4 8.3 9.6 11.4 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.3 11.6

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

32.6 39.4 30.0 30.5 30.1 31.6 29.4 31.5 28.4

5 to 14 weeks

30.5 24.2 33.0 27.8 27.5 26.5 29.8 27.9 29.8

15 weeks and over

36.9 36.5 37.0 41.7 42.4 41.9 40.8 40.5 41.7

15 to 26 weeks

11.9 13.1 12.5 14.6 14.7 16.2 15.6 14.7 15.1

27 weeks and over

24.9 23.4 24.5 27.1 27.6 25.7 25.1 25.8 26.6

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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