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
2017
May
2018
June
2018
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018

NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED

Less than 5 weeks

3,057 1,950 2,991 2,301 2,508 2,287 2,115 2,034 2,227

5 to 14 weeks

1,739 1,568 1,665 1,942 1,906 2,009 2,017 1,945 1,882

15 weeks and over

2,454 2,237 2,156 2,652 2,330 2,202 2,329 2,166 2,314

15 to 26 weeks

867 1,066 811 937 934 880 1,036 977 836

27 weeks and over

1,587 1,171 1,345 1,715 1,397 1,322 1,293 1,189 1,478

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

22.9 21.8 19.4 24.9 22.9 24.1 23.1 21.3 21.2

Median duration, in weeks

7.6 9.9 6.6 9.8 9.3 9.1 9.8 9.2 8.9

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Less than 5 weeks

42.2 33.9 43.9 33.4 37.2 35.2 32.7 33.1 34.7

5 to 14 weeks

24.0 27.3 24.4 28.2 28.3 30.9 31.2 31.7 29.3

15 weeks and over

33.8 38.9 31.7 38.5 34.6 33.9 36.0 35.2 36.0

15 to 26 weeks

12.0 18.5 11.9 13.6 13.8 13.5 16.0 15.9 13.0

27 weeks and over

21.9 20.3 19.7 24.9 20.7 20.3 20.0 19.4 23.0

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

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Last Modified Date: July 06, 2018