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
Mar.
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,067 2,145 2,064 2,497 2,439 2,255 2,434 2,373 2,461

5 to 14 weeks

3,040 3,091 2,766 2,843 2,585 2,506 2,429 2,568 2,581

15 weeks and over

6,708 5,657 5,708 6,355 5,786 5,530 5,336 5,464 5,417

15 to 26 weeks

2,051 1,771 1,913 1,779 1,742 1,651 1,689 1,615 1,677

27 weeks and over

4,657 3,886 3,795 4,576 4,044 3,878 3,646 3,849 3,739

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

37.9 36.3 36.2 37.0 37.1 37.1 35.4 37.1 35.6

Median duration, in weeks

19.0 16.0 17.3 18.1 17.0 17.1 16.0 16.4 16.3

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

17.5 19.7 19.6 21.4 22.6 21.9 23.9 22.8 23.5

5 to 14 weeks

25.7 28.4 26.2 24.3 23.9 24.4 23.8 24.7 24.7

15 weeks and over

56.8 51.9 54.2 54.3 53.5 53.7 52.3 52.5 51.8

15 to 26 weeks

17.4 16.3 18.2 15.2 16.1 16.0 16.6 15.5 16.0

27 weeks and over

39.4 35.7 36.0 39.1 37.4 37.7 35.8 37.0 35.8

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

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