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
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,155 2,283 2,231 2,439 2,587 2,609 2,383 2,473 2,529

5 to 14 weeks

2,449 2,146 2,256 2,585 2,431 2,449 2,508 2,312 2,390

15 weeks and over

5,666 4,251 4,144 5,786 4,566 4,450 4,371 4,332 4,247

15 to 26 weeks

1,677 1,413 1,374 1,742 1,412 1,486 1,416 1,417 1,431

27 weeks and over

3,989 2,838 2,770 4,044 3,155 2,963 2,954 2,916 2,815

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

37.9 33.8 34.1 37.1 32.4 31.7 31.5 32.7 33.0

Median duration, in weeks

18.0 14.0 13.6 17.0 13.3 13.2 13.3 13.7 12.8

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

21.0 26.3 25.8 22.6 27.0 27.4 25.7 27.1 27.6

5 to 14 weeks

23.8 24.7 26.1 23.9 25.4 25.8 27.1 25.4 26.1

15 weeks and over

55.2 49.0 48.0 53.5 47.6 46.8 47.2 47.5 46.3

15 to 26 weeks

16.3 16.3 15.9 16.1 14.7 15.6 15.3 15.5 15.6

27 weeks and over

38.8 32.7 32.1 37.4 32.9 31.2 31.9 32.0 30.7

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

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