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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    May 2018
Name May 2018 Apr 2018 May 2017 Units
NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED
Less than 5 weeks
2,034 2,115 2,123 Thous. of Persons
5 to 14 weeks
1,945 2,017 1,958 Thous. of Persons
15 weeks and over
2,166 2,329 2,788 Thous. of Persons
15 to 26 weeks
977 1,036 1,123 Thous. of Persons
27 weeks and over
1,189 1,293 1,665 Thous. of Persons
Average (mean) duration, in weeks
21.3 23.1 24.8 Weeks
Median duration, in weeks
9.2 9.8 10.4 Weeks
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
Less than 5 weeks
33.1 32.7 30.9 %
5 to 14 weeks
31.7 31.2 28.5 %
15 weeks and over
35.2 36.0 40.6 %
15 to 26 weeks
15.9 16.0 16.3 %
27 weeks and over
19.4 20.0 24.2 %
   

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