Data Retrieval: Labor Force Statistics (CPS)


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HOUSEHOLD DATA

Table A-12. Unemployed persons by duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]

Duration Not seasonally
adjusted
Seasonally
adjusted
NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

5 to 14 weeks

15 weeks and over

15 to 26 weeks

27 weeks and over

Average (mean) duration, in weeks(1)

Median duration, in weeks

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Total unemployed

100.0

100.0

Less than 5 weeks

5 to 14 weeks

15 weeks and over

15 to 26 weeks

27 weeks and over

Footnotes:
(1) Beginning in January 2011, this series reflects a change to the collection of data on unemployment duration. For more information, see http://www.bls.gov/cps/duration.htm.

Last Modified Date: February 04, 2011

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