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
2018
May
2019
June
2019
June
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,991 2,082 2,615 2,218 2,194 2,126 1,904 2,147 1,961

5 to 14 weeks

1,665 1,261 1,635 1,865 1,810 1,815 1,842 1,559 1,830

15 weeks and over

2,156 2,159 2,042 2,329 2,214 2,256 2,084 2,097 2,182

15 to 26 weeks

811 888 737 862 942 950 854 799 769

27 weeks and over

1,345 1,271 1,304 1,467 1,271 1,305 1,230 1,298 1,414

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

19.4 24.8 20.2 21.2 21.7 22.2 22.9 24.1 22.2

Median duration, in weeks

6.6 9.7 7.3 9.0 9.3 9.6 9.4 9.1 9.6

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

43.9 37.8 41.6 34.6 35.3 34.3 32.7 37.0 32.8

5 to 14 weeks

24.4 22.9 26.0 29.1 29.1 29.3 31.6 26.9 30.6

15 weeks and over

31.7 39.2 32.5 36.3 35.6 36.4 35.7 36.1 36.5

15 to 26 weeks

11.9 16.1 11.7 13.4 15.2 15.3 14.6 13.8 12.9

27 weeks and over

19.7 23.1 20.7 22.9 20.4 21.1 21.1 22.4 23.7

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

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