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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
2014
May
2015
June
2015
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

3,239 2,473 3,102 2,423 2,431 2,488 2,729 2,418 2,355

5 to 14 weeks

2,207 2,046 2,167 2,418 2,223 2,312 2,307 2,532 2,364

15 weeks and over

4,448 3,851 3,369 4,593 4,044 3,816 3,663 3,795 3,514

15 to 26 weeks

1,443 1,346 1,316 1,516 1,335 1,253 1,139 1,293 1,393

27 weeks and over

3,005 2,505 2,052 3,076 2,709 2,563 2,525 2,502 2,121

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

31.4 31.9 26.2 33.3 31.7 30.7 30.8 30.7 28.1

Median duration, in weeks

11.3 12.6 9.4 13.2 13.1 12.2 11.7 11.6 11.3

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

32.7 29.5 35.9 25.7 27.9 28.9 31.4 27.6 28.6

5 to 14 weeks

22.3 24.4 25.1 25.6 25.6 26.8 26.5 29.0 28.7

15 weeks and over

45.0 46.0 39.0 48.7 46.5 44.3 42.1 43.4 42.7

15 to 26 weeks

14.6 16.1 15.2 16.1 15.4 14.5 13.1 14.8 16.9

27 weeks and over

30.4 29.9 23.8 32.6 31.1 29.8 29.0 28.6 25.8

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

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Last Modified Date: July 02, 2015
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