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
2016
June
2017
July
2017
July
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,476 3,057 2,364 2,147 2,334 2,335 2,154 2,305 2,133

5 to 14 weeks

2,731 1,739 2,432 2,274 2,109 2,135 1,960 1,933 2,017

15 weeks and over

3,060 2,454 2,645 3,175 2,802 2,734 2,820 2,612 2,742

15 to 26 weeks

1,033 867 843 1,158 1,115 1,108 1,157 948 957

27 weeks and over

2,027 1,587 1,802 2,017 1,687 1,626 1,663 1,664 1,785

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

26.3 22.9 23.6 28.0 25.3 24.1 24.7 24.7 24.9

Median duration, in weeks

9.6 7.6 9.1 11.5 10.3 10.2 10.4 9.6 10.6

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

30.0 42.2 31.8 28.3 32.2 32.4 31.1 33.6 30.9

5 to 14 weeks

33.0 24.0 32.7 29.9 29.1 29.6 28.3 28.2 29.3

15 weeks and over

37.0 33.8 35.5 41.8 38.7 38.0 40.7 38.1 39.8

15 to 26 weeks

12.5 12.0 11.3 15.2 15.4 15.4 16.7 13.8 13.9

27 weeks and over

24.5 21.9 24.2 26.6 23.3 22.6 24.0 24.3 25.9

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

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