Percentage of the unemployed who were jobless for 27 weeks or longer in the U.S. in 2016, by race and ethnicity

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Percentage of long-term unemployed among all unemployed
White 24.12%
Black or African American 31.72%
Asian 26.93%
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity 22.87%

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This statistic shows the percentage of the unemployed who were jobless for 27 weeks or longer in the U.S. in 2016, by race and ethnicity. In 2016, about 31.72 percent of Black or African American unemployed had been jobless for at least 27 weeks.
See the monthly unemployment rate in the U.S. here.
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Release date
February 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Age group
16 years and older

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