Long-term unemployment - country rankings

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

Long-term unemployment - country data from around the world:

The average for 2014 was 37.45 percent. The highest value was in Macedonia: 83.2 percent and the lowest value was in Mexico: 1.2 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Long-term unemployment.

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.