Monthly number of long-term unemployed persons in the U.S. from March 2013 to March 2014 (in millions, adjusted)

  Number in millions
Mar '13 4.61
Apr '13 4.35
May '13 4.36
Jun '13 4.33
Jul '13 4.25
Aug '13 4.29
Sep '13 4.15
Oct '13 4.06
Nov '13 4.07
Dec '13 3.88
Jan '14 3.65
Feb '14 3.85
Mar '14 3.74
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This statistic displays the seasonally adjusted long-term unemployment level in the United States on a monthly basis. Seasonal adjustment is a statistical method for removing the seasonal component of a time series that is used when analyzing non-seasonal trends. In March 2014, the number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more) stood at about 3.7 million and accounted for about 35.8 percent of the unemployed. The monthly unemployment rate can be found here.

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