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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
2013
May
2014
June
2014
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

3,569 2,617 3,239 2,665 2,373 2,461 2,447 2,559 2,410

5 to 14 weeks

2,592 1,928 2,207 2,848 2,568 2,581 2,359 2,390 2,416

15 weeks and over

6,086 4,898 4,448 6,218 5,464 5,417 4,985 4,814 4,553

15 to 26 weeks

1,841 1,532 1,443 1,892 1,615 1,677 1,533 1,441 1,472

27 weeks and over

4,245 3,366 3,005 4,325 3,849 3,739 3,452 3,374 3,081

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

34.1 35.9 31.4 35.7 37.1 35.6 35.1 34.5 33.5

Median duration, in weeks

14.3 15.9 11.3 16.2 16.4 16.3 16.0 14.6 13.1

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

29.1 27.7 32.7 22.7 22.8 23.5 25.0 26.2 25.7

5 to 14 weeks

21.2 20.4 22.3 24.3 24.7 24.7 24.1 24.5 25.8

15 weeks and over

49.7 51.9 45.0 53.0 52.5 51.8 50.9 49.3 48.5

15 to 26 weeks

15.0 16.2 14.6 16.1 15.5 16.0 15.7 14.8 15.7

27 weeks and over

34.7 35.6 30.4 36.9 37.0 35.8 35.3 34.6 32.8

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

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Last Modified Date: July 03, 2014
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