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Labor > Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Long-term unemployment, female (% of female unemployment). 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Namibia 36.9% 2008
2 Bosnia and Herzegovina 28% 2012
3 Republic of Macedonia 24.4% 2012
4 Egypt 19.9% 2010
5 Serbia 19.6% 2012
6 Greece 17.4% 2012
7 Montenegro 16.7% 2012
8 Armenia 16.6% 2008
9 Bahrain 16.1% 2004
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 14.34% 2010
10 Dominica 13.1% 1997
11 Belize 13% 1999
12 Albania 12.1% 2010
13 Botswana 11.9% 2006
14 Spain 11.6% 2012
15 Yemen 11.3% 2010
16 Algeria 10.9% 2011
17 Croatia 10.1% 2012
=18 South Africa 9% 2012
=18 Slovakia 9% 2012
20 The Bahamas 8% 2011
=21 Portugal 7.6% 2012
=21 Jamaica 7.6% 2001
23 Latvia 6.9% 2012
24 Italy 6.4% 2012
=25 Panama 5.7% 2001
=25 Lithuania 5.7% 2012
=25 Bulgaria 5.7% 2012
28 Ireland 5.3% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 5.24% 2012
29 Trinidad and Tobago 5% 2001
30 Estonia 4.9% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 4.89% 2012
European Union average (profile) 4.84% 2012
31 Hungary 4.8% 2012
32 European Union 4.52% 2012
Europe average (profile) 4.5% 2009
33 Slovenia 4.4% 2012
=34 Poland 3.9% 2012
=34 France 3.9% 2012
=36 Czech Republic 3.7% 2012
=36 Fiji 3.7% 2005
38 French Polynesia 3.5% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3.46% 2012
39 Turkey 3.4% 2012
40 Mongolia 3.3% 2011
=41 Barbados 3.2% 2012
=41 Belgium 3.2% 2012
43 Cyprus 3.1% 2012
=44 Argentina 2.8% 2012
=44 Romania 2.8% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.7% 2012
46 Malta 2.5% 2012
=47 United States 2.3% 2012
=47 Germany 2.3% 2012
49 United Kingdom 2.2% 2012
50 Aruba 2.1% 1997
=51 Luxembourg 1.9% 2012
=51 Ukraine 1.9% 2012
53 India 1.8% 2010
54 Netherlands 1.7% 2012
=55 Russia 1.6% 2012
=55 Switzerland 1.6% 2012
=57 Honduras 1.5% 1999
=57 Moldova 1.5% 2012
=57 Iceland 1.5% 2012
=60 Finland 1.2% 2012
=60 Denmark 1.2% 2012
62 Sweden 1.1% 2012
=63 Costa Rica 1% 2001
=63 Australia 1% 2012
=63 Austria 1% 2012
=63 Japan 1% 2012
=63 Chile 1% 1995
=63 Tanzania 1% 1991
69 Qatar 0.9% 2012
=70 Israel 0.8% 2012
=70 Canada 0.8% 2012
=70 New Zealand 0.8% 2012
73 East Timor 0.7% 2010
74 El Salvador 0.6% 1996
75 Dominican Republic 0.3% 2000
76 Norway 0.2% 2012
77 Mexico 0.1% 2012
78 South Korea 0.0 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Long--term-unemployment,-female/%-of-female-unemployment

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