US Average Duration of Unemployment:

27.70 for Apr 2016
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US Average Duration of Unemployment is at a current level of 27.70, a decrease of 0.70 or 2.46% from last month. This is a decrease of 2.80 or 9.18% from last year and is higher than the long term average of 15.68.

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April 30, 2016 27.70
March 31, 2016 28.40
Feb. 29, 2016 29.00
Jan. 31, 2016 28.90
Dec. 31, 2015 27.60
Nov. 30, 2015 27.90
Oct. 31, 2015 28.00
Sept. 30, 2015 26.30
Aug. 31, 2015 28.30
July 31, 2015 28.30
June 30, 2015 28.10
May 31, 2015 30.50
April 30, 2015 30.50
March 31, 2015 30.40
Feb. 28, 2015 31.40
Jan. 31, 2015 32.00
Dec. 31, 2014 32.50
Nov. 30, 2014 32.80
Oct. 31, 2014 32.70
Sept. 30, 2014 32.10
Aug. 31, 2014 32.10
July 31, 2014 32.80
June 30, 2014 33.60
May 31, 2014 34.20
April 30, 2014 34.60
   
March 31, 2014 35.20
Feb. 28, 2014 36.70
Jan. 31, 2014 35.20
Dec. 31, 2013 36.50
Nov. 30, 2013 36.80
Oct. 31, 2013 35.50
Sept. 30, 2013 37.20
Aug. 31, 2013 37.40
July 31, 2013 37.10
June 30, 2013 35.90
May 31, 2013 36.90
April 30, 2013 36.50
March 31, 2013 36.90
Feb. 28, 2013 36.70
Jan. 31, 2013 35.50
Dec. 31, 2012 37.80
Nov. 30, 2012 39.20
Oct. 31, 2012 40.30
Sept. 30, 2012 39.40
Aug. 31, 2012 39.10
July 31, 2012 38.80
June 30, 2012 40.00
May 31, 2012 39.60
April 30, 2012 39.30
March 31, 2012 39.40

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US Average Duration of Unemployment Summary

  • Last Value: 27.70
  • Latest Period: Apr 2016
  • Updated: May 6, 2016, 11:43 EDT
  • Next Release: Jun 3, 2016, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Long Term Average: 15.68
  • Value Previously: 28.40
  • Change From Previous: -2.46%
  • Value One Year Ago: 30.50
  • Change From One Year Ago: -9.18%
  • First Period: Jan 1948
  • First Value: 8.90
  • Notes: Measured in weeks.

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  • Indicator Code: I:USADU
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USADU","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USADU")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USADU",,-4)

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