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
2017
June
2018
July
2018
July
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,364 2,991 2,248 2,135 2,287 2,115 2,034 2,227 2,091

5 to 14 weeks

2,432 1,665 2,185 2,006 2,009 2,017 1,945 1,882 1,820

15 weeks and over

2,645 2,156 2,297 2,779 2,202 2,329 2,166 2,314 2,406

15 to 26 weeks

843 811 818 1,022 880 1,036 977 836 971

27 weeks and over

1,802 1,345 1,480 1,757 1,322 1,293 1,189 1,478 1,435

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

23.6 19.4 22.0 25.0 24.1 23.1 21.3 21.2 23.2

Median duration, in weeks

9.1 6.6 8.8 10.4 9.1 9.8 9.2 8.9 9.5

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

31.8 43.9 33.4 30.9 35.2 32.7 33.1 34.7 33.1

5 to 14 weeks

32.7 24.4 32.5 29.0 30.9 31.2 31.7 29.3 28.8

15 weeks and over

35.5 31.7 34.1 40.2 33.9 36.0 35.2 36.0 38.1

15 to 26 weeks

11.3 11.9 12.2 14.8 13.5 16.0 15.9 13.0 15.4

27 weeks and over

24.2 19.7 22.0 25.4 20.3 20.0 19.4 23.0 22.7

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

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Last Modified Date: August 03, 2018