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List of OECD countries by long-term unemployment rate

This is a list of OECD countries by long-term unemployment rate published by the OECD. This indicator refers to the number of persons who have been unemployed for one year or more as a percentage of the labour force (the sum of employed and unemployed persons). Unemployed persons are defined as those who are currently not working but are willing to do so and actively searching for work.

Rankings

Country/Territory Long-term unemployment rate (2012)[1] Long-term unemployment rate (2016)[1]
 Australia 0.91% 1.32%
 Austria 1.07% 1.53%
 Belgium 3.37% 4.26%
 Brazil 2.17% 0.81%
 Canada 0.90% 0.89%
 Chile 2.11% 1.67%
 Czech Republic 2.75% 2.72%
 Denmark 2.01% 1.66%
 Estonia 5.46% 3.32%
 Finland 1.65% 1.97%
 France 3.98% 4.21%
 Germany 2.52% 2.21%
 Greece 14.37% 19.47%
 Hungary 4.23% 3.78%
 Iceland 1.69% 0.67%
 Ireland 9.24% 6.68%
 Israel 1.06% 0.63%
 Italy 5.67% 7.79%
 Japan 1.67% 1.36%
 Luxembourg 1.56% 1.6%
 Mexico 0.09% 0.06%
 Netherlands 1.78% 2.98%
 New Zealand 0.91% 0.78%
 Norway 0.28% 0.41%
 Poland 3.51% 3.26%
 Portugal 7.62% 8.28%
 Russia 1.68% 1.45%
 Slovakia 8.89% 8.80%
 Slovenia 5.05% 5.27%
 South Korea 0.01% 0.01%
 Spain 11.13% 12.92%
 Sweden 1.40% 1.33%
  Switzerland 1.48% 1.71%
 Turkey 2.36% 2.04%
 United Kingdom 3.03% 2.22%
 United States 2.29% 1.42%

See also

References

Further reading

  • Farmer, Roger E. A. (1999). "Unemployment". Macroeconomics (Second ed.). Cincinnati: South-Western. pp. 173–192. ISBN 0-324-12058-3.
  • Romer, David (2011). "Unemployment". Advanced Macroeconomics (Fourth ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. pp. 456–512. ISBN 978-0-07-351137-5.
  • Simonazzi, A.; Vianello, F. (2001). "Financial Liberalization, the European Single Currency and the Problem of Unemployment". In Franzini, R.; Pizzuti, R. F. (eds.). Globalization, Institutions and Social Cohesion. Heidelberg: Springer. ISBN 3-540-67741-0.
  • Summers, Lawrence H. (2008). "Unemployment". In David R. Henderson (ed.). Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (2nd ed.). Library of Economics and Liberty. ISBN 978-0865976658. OCLC 237794267.

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