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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-35. Unemployed total and full-time workers by duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration Total Full-time workers
Unemployed Percent distribution Unemployed Percent distribution
Jan.
2022
Jan.
2023
Jan.
2022
Jan.
2023
Jan.
2022
Jan.
2023
Jan.
2022
Jan.
2023

Total, 16 years and over

7,207 6,378 100.0 100.0 5,877 5,171 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,888 2,358 40.1 37.0 2,145 1,793 36.5 34.7

5 to 14 weeks

1,765 1,965 24.5 30.8 1,446 1,618 24.6 31.3

5 to 10 weeks

1,171 1,399 16.3 21.9 956 1,139 16.3 22.0

11 to 14 weeks

594 566 8.2 8.9 490 479 8.3 9.3

15 weeks and over

2,554 2,055 35.4 32.2 2,286 1,760 38.9 34.0

15 to 26 weeks

856 926 11.9 14.5 746 805 12.7 15.6

27 weeks and over

1,698 1,129 23.6 17.7 1,540 954 26.2 18.5

27 to 51 weeks

481 414 6.7 6.5 436 331 7.4 6.4

52 weeks and over

1,217 715 16.9 11.2 1,104 623 18.8 12.0

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

23.0 19.1 - - 24.9 19.8 - -

Median duration, in weeks

8.5 8.4 - - 9.7 9.0 - -

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 03, 2023