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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
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

1,974 1,755 1,871 2,128 2,201 2,207 1,868 1,968 2,020

5 to 14 weeks

1,670 1,651 1,609 1,842 1,797 1,757 1,781 1,749 1,757

15 weeks and over

2,005 2,104 1,962 2,124 2,071 2,078 2,132 2,163 2,096

15 to 26 weeks

817 856 818 865 905 835 819 899 872

27 weeks and over

1,188 1,249 1,143 1,259 1,166 1,243 1,314 1,264 1,224

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

22.7 23.1 20.8 21.7 19.6 22.1 22.0 21.8 20.2

Median duration, in weeks

8.9 9.8 9.3 9.0 8.9 8.9 9.4 9.3 9.4

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

34.9 31.9 34.4 34.9 36.3 36.5 32.3 33.5 34.4

5 to 14 weeks

29.6 30.0 29.6 30.2 29.6 29.1 30.8 29.7 29.9

15 weeks and over

35.5 38.2 36.1 34.9 34.1 34.4 36.9 36.8 35.7

15 to 26 weeks

14.5 15.5 15.0 14.2 14.9 13.8 14.2 15.3 14.8

27 weeks and over

21.0 22.7 21.0 20.7 19.2 20.6 22.7 21.5 20.8

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

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Last Modified Date: December 06, 2019