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
2015
May
2016
June
2016
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

3,102 2,243 3,206 2,347 2,297 2,412 2,545 2,207 2,418

5 to 14 weeks

2,167 1,850 1,969 2,350 2,236 2,205 2,131 2,239 2,140

15 weeks and over

3,369 3,113 2,970 3,513 3,297 3,391 3,367 3,058 3,108

15 to 26 weeks

1,316 1,219 1,066 1,385 1,132 1,178 1,304 1,173 1,129

27 weeks and over

2,052 1,894 1,904 2,128 2,165 2,213 2,063 1,885 1,979

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

26.2 27.8 25.7 28.1 29.0 28.4 27.7 26.7 27.7

Median duration, in weeks

9.4 11.4 8.3 11.4 11.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.3

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

35.9 31.1 39.4 28.6 29.3 30.1 31.6 29.4 31.5

5 to 14 weeks

25.1 25.7 24.2 28.6 28.6 27.5 26.5 29.8 27.9

15 weeks and over

39.0 43.2 36.5 42.8 42.1 42.4 41.9 40.8 40.5

15 to 26 weeks

15.2 16.9 13.1 16.9 14.5 14.7 16.2 15.6 14.7

27 weeks and over

23.8 26.3 23.4 25.9 27.7 27.6 25.7 25.1 25.8

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

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