Long-term unemployment by age

This graph shows the percentage of unemployed workers who had been unemployed for more than 26 weeks by age. 19% of the 25-49 years old unemployed workers, were long-term unemployed in 2007.

Share of workers unemployed for more than 26 weeks among the unemployed from 2007 to 2010 by age

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Source

Release date

February 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2010

Supplementary notes

The unemployment rate is the percentage of workers who are unemployed and who actively looked for work over the previous four weeks.

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