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
2014
June
2015
July
2015
July
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
July
2015

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

2,933 3,102 2,870 2,583 2,488 2,729 2,418 2,355 2,488

5 to 14 weeks

2,923 2,167 2,690 2,435 2,312 2,307 2,532 2,364 2,257

15 weeks and over

4,452 3,369 3,245 4,589 3,816 3,663 3,795 3,514 3,368

15 to 26 weeks

1,244 1,316 1,049 1,423 1,253 1,139 1,293 1,393 1,188

27 weeks and over

3,207 2,052 2,196 3,166 2,563 2,525 2,502 2,121 2,180

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

30.8 26.2 26.5 32.5 30.7 30.8 30.7 28.1 28.3

Median duration, in weeks

11.3 9.4 9.4 13.5 12.2 11.7 11.6 11.3 11.3

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

28.5 35.9 32.6 26.9 28.9 31.4 27.6 28.6 30.7

5 to 14 weeks

28.4 25.1 30.5 25.3 26.8 26.5 29.0 28.7 27.8

15 weeks and over

43.2 39.0 36.9 47.8 44.3 42.1 43.4 42.7 41.5

15 to 26 weeks

12.1 15.2 11.9 14.8 14.5 13.1 14.8 16.9 14.6

27 weeks and over

31.1 23.8 24.9 33.0 29.8 29.0 28.6 25.8 26.9

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

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