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
2016
May
2017
June
2017
June
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

3,206 2,106 3,057 2,418 2,566 2,334 2,335 2,154 2,305

5 to 14 weeks

1,969 1,592 1,739 2,157 2,138 2,109 2,135 1,960 1,933

15 weeks and over

2,970 2,874 2,454 3,126 2,858 2,802 2,734 2,820 2,612

15 to 26 weeks

1,066 1,213 867 1,140 1,057 1,115 1,108 1,157 948

27 weeks and over

1,904 1,661 1,587 1,986 1,801 1,687 1,626 1,663 1,664

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

25.7 25.7 22.9 27.7 25.1 25.3 24.1 24.7 24.7

Median duration, in weeks

8.3 11.3 7.6 10.2 10.0 10.3 10.2 10.4 9.6

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

39.4 32.0 42.2 31.4 33.9 32.2 32.4 31.1 33.6

5 to 14 weeks

24.2 24.2 24.0 28.0 28.3 29.1 29.6 28.3 28.2

15 weeks and over

36.5 43.7 33.8 40.6 37.8 38.7 38.0 40.7 38.1

15 to 26 weeks

13.1 18.5 12.0 14.8 14.0 15.4 15.4 16.7 13.8

27 weeks and over

23.4 25.3 21.9 25.8 23.8 23.3 22.6 24.0 24.3

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

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