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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    May 2024
Name May 2024 Apr 2024 May 2023 Units
NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED
Less than 5 weeks
2,309 Thousands of Persons 2,262 Thousands of Persons 2,080 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
5 to 14 weeks
1,918 Thousands of Persons 1,987 Thousands of Persons 1,863 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
15 weeks and over
2,305 Thousands of Persons 2,119 Thousands of Persons 2,043 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
15 to 26 weeks
955 Thousands of Persons 869 Thousands of Persons 911 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
27 weeks and over
1,350 Thousands of Persons 1,250 Thousands of Persons 1,132 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Average (mean) duration, in weeks
21.2 Weeks 19.9 Weeks 21.2 Weeks Weeks
Median duration, in weeks
8.9 Weeks 8.7 Weeks 8.9 Weeks Weeks
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
Less than 5 weeks
35.3 Percent 35.5 Percent 34.7 Percent %
5 to 14 weeks
29.4 Percent 31.2 Percent 31.1 Percent %
15 weeks and over
35.3 Percent 33.3 Percent 34.1 Percent %
15 to 26 weeks
14.6 Percent 13.6 Percent 15.2 Percent %
27 weeks and over
20.7 Percent 19.6 Percent 18.9 Percent %
   

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