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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-35. Unemployed total and full-time workers by duration of unemployment
[Numbers in thousands]
Duration Total Full-time workers
Unemployed Percent distribution Unemployed Percent distribution
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

Total, 16 years and over

9,220 5,458 100.0 100.0 7,844 4,385 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,028 1,895 22.0 34.7 1,535 1,330 19.6 30.3

5 to 14 weeks

1,665 1,344 18.1 24.6 1,431 1,122 18.2 25.6

5 to 10 weeks

1,008 860 10.9 15.8 859 703 11.0 16.0

11 to 14 weeks

657 484 7.1 8.9 572 419 7.3 9.6

15 weeks and over

5,527 2,219 59.9 40.7 4,878 1,934 62.2 44.1

15 to 26 weeks

1,426 814 15.5 14.9 1,272 714 16.2 16.3

27 weeks and over

4,101 1,405 44.5 25.7 3,605 1,220 46.0 27.8

27 to 51 weeks

1,436 410 15.6 7.5 1,279 357 16.3 8.1

52 weeks and over

2,665 995 28.9 18.2 2,326 863 29.7 19.7

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

30.4 26.6 - - 31.2 28.5 - -

Median duration, in weeks

22.2 10.4 - - 23.4 12.0 - -

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022