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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
July
2013
June
2014
July
2014
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,842 3,239 2,933 2,548 2,461 2,447 2,559 2,410 2,587

5 to 14 weeks

3,348 2,207 2,923 2,826 2,581 2,359 2,390 2,416 2,431

15 weeks and over

5,892 4,448 4,452 6,031 5,417 4,985 4,814 4,553 4,566

15 to 26 weeks

1,570 1,443 1,244 1,786 1,677 1,533 1,441 1,472 1,412

27 weeks and over

4,322 3,005 3,207 4,246 3,739 3,452 3,374 3,081 3,155

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

35.3 31.4 30.8 36.7 35.6 35.1 34.5 33.5 32.4

Median duration, in weeks

13.8 11.3 11.3 15.8 16.3 16.0 14.6 13.1 13.3

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

23.5 32.7 28.5 22.3 23.5 25.0 26.2 25.7 27.0

5 to 14 weeks

27.7 22.3 28.4 24.8 24.7 24.1 24.5 25.8 25.4

15 weeks and over

48.8 45.0 43.2 52.9 51.8 50.9 49.3 48.5 47.6

15 to 26 weeks

13.0 14.6 12.1 15.7 16.0 15.7 14.8 15.7 14.7

27 weeks and over

35.8 30.4 31.1 37.2 35.8 35.3 34.6 32.8 32.9

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

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Last Modified Date: August 01, 2014
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