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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
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022

Total, 16 years and over

9,221 6,255 100.0 100.0 7,778 5,026 100.0 100.0

Less than 5 weeks

2,534 2,373 27.5 37.9 1,936 1,781 24.9 35.4

5 to 14 weeks

2,165 2,179 23.5 34.8 1,765 1,765 22.7 35.1

5 to 10 weeks

1,594 1,703 17.3 27.2 1,262 1,354 16.2 26.9

11 to 14 weeks

570 477 6.2 7.6 503 411 6.5 8.2

15 weeks and over

4,522 1,703 49.0 27.2 4,077 1,479 52.4 29.4

15 to 26 weeks

1,019 557 11.1 8.9 932 477 12.0 9.5

27 weeks and over

3,503 1,145 38.0 18.3 3,145 1,002 40.4 19.9

27 to 51 weeks

1,027 320 11.1 5.1 920 303 11.8 6.0

52 weeks and over

2,476 825 26.8 13.2 2,226 700 28.6 13.9

Average (mean) duration, in weeks

28.3 21.0 - - 30.0 21.8 - -

Median duration, in weeks

13.9 7.5 - - 17.1 8.0 - -

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: August 05, 2022