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

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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chile 72.5% 1995
2 Armenia 70.8% 2001
3 Belize 65.6% 1999
4 Slovakia 62.1% 2003
5 Greece 61% 2003
6 Poland 59.3% 2005
7 Italy 58.9% 2003
8 Croatia 56.3% 2005
9 Bulgaria 55.5% 1999
10 Namibia 54.3% 1997
11 Barbados 53.7% 2001
12 Latvia 52.8% 1999
13 Netherlands Antilles 52.5% 1998
14 Germany 52.3% 2003
15 Czech Republic 51.9% 2003
16 Slovenia 51.4% 1994
Eurozone average (profile) 50.1% 1997
17 Estonia 49.1% 1998
18 Dominica 48.5% 1997
19 Romania 48.4% 1999
20 Belgium 48.2% 2003
21 Botswana 47.7% 1995
22 Turkey 46.9% 2005
23 Spain 43.9% 2003
24 France 42.8% 2003
25 Hungary 42.2% 2003
European Union average (profile) 42.11% 1999
NATO countries average (profile) 39.35% 1999
26 The Bahamas 39.2% 1999
27 Russia 36.8% 1996
28 Jamaica 36.2% 2001
29 Panama 35.7% 2001
30 Trinidad and Tobago 34.7% 2001
31 Portugal 32.7% 2003
32 Switzerland 32.6% 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 30.73% 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 30.58% 2003
33 Netherlands 28.1% 2003
34 Luxembourg 26.5% 2002
35 Ireland 26% 2003
36 Aruba 25.4% 1997
37 Japan 24.6% 2003
38 Austria 23.9% 2003
39 Finland 21.4% 2003
40 Lithuania 19.2% 1999
41 Denmark 17.9% 2003
42 United Kingdom 17.1% 2003
43 Australia 17% 2003
44 Sweden 15.3% 2003
=45 Costa Rica 13.3% 2001
=45 Iceland 13.3% 2002
=47 United States 11% 2003
=47 New Zealand 11% 2003
49 El Salvador 8.8% 1996
50 Canada 8.4% 2003
51 Norway 5.4% 2003
52 Dominican Republic 1.3% 2000
53 Mexico 0.8% 2003
54 South Korea 0.3% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Long-term unemployment > Female > % of female unemployment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators 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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