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USA: Unemployed for longer than a year, percent of all unemployed: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1980 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 11.87 percent with a minumum of 4.3 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 31.3 percent in 2011.
Long-term unemployment in the USA is a serious problem as the long-term unemployed people lose their job market skills. Their re-entry into the labor market becomes more difficult over time. Long-term unemployment rankings around the world. Create and download charts for USA Long-term unemployment and other indicators with the country comparator.
World Bank definition: Long-term unemployment refers to the number of people with continuous periods of unemployment extending for a year or longer, expressed as a percentage of the total unemployed.