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
Apr.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,235 2,083 2,164 2,707 2,405 2,249 2,297 2,412 2,545

5 to 14 weeks

1,930 2,382 1,749 2,339 2,192 2,282 2,236 2,205 2,131

15 weeks and over

3,802 3,651 3,499 3,665 3,320 3,224 3,297 3,391 3,367

15 to 26 weeks

1,238 1,346 1,390 1,162 1,235 1,135 1,132 1,178 1,304

27 weeks and over

2,564 2,305 2,109 2,503 2,085 2,089 2,165 2,213 2,063

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

32.8 29.1 29.8 30.5 27.6 28.9 29.0 28.4 27.7

Median duration, in weeks

13.5 12.7 13.2 11.6 10.5 10.9 11.2 11.4 11.4

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

28.1 25.7 29.2 31.1 30.4 29.0 29.3 30.1 31.6

5 to 14 weeks

24.2 29.3 23.6 26.8 27.7 29.4 28.6 27.5 26.5

15 weeks and over

47.7 45.0 47.2 42.1 41.9 41.6 42.1 42.4 41.9

15 to 26 weeks

15.5 16.6 18.8 13.3 15.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 16.2

27 weeks and over

32.2 28.4 28.5 28.7 26.3 26.9 27.7 27.6 25.7

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

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