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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
June
2020
May
2021
June
2021
June
2020
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
May
2021
June
2021

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

3,620 1,963 2,709 2,853 2,185 2,177 2,414 2,023 1,981

5 to 14 weeks

11,300 1,793 1,980 11,544 2,254 1,941 1,939 2,126 2,166

15 weeks and over

3,152 5,073 5,195 3,265 5,555 5,609 5,386 5,013 5,314

15 to 26 weeks

1,867 1,381 1,276 1,907 1,407 1,391 1,203 1,262 1,329

27 weeks and over

1,285 3,692 3,918 1,358 4,148 4,218 4,183 3,752 3,985

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

13.4 30.7 29.8 15.5 27.6 29.7 28.8 29.9 31.6

Median duration, in weeks

11.1 19.9 17.6 13.4 18.3 19.7 19.8 19.3 19.8

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

20.0 22.2 27.4 16.2 21.9 22.4 24.8 22.1 20.9

5 to 14 weeks

62.5 20.3 20.0 65.4 22.6 20.0 19.9 23.2 22.9

15 weeks and over

17.4 57.5 52.6 18.5 55.6 57.7 55.3 54.7 56.2

15 to 26 weeks

10.3 15.6 12.9 10.8 14.1 14.3 12.4 13.8 14.0

27 weeks and over

7.1 41.8 39.6 7.7 41.5 43.4 43.0 40.9 42.1

NOTE: Detail for the seasonally adjusted data shown in this table will not necessarily add to total unemployed in table A-1 because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2021