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Labor > Long-term unemployment > Male > % of male 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 Armenia 72.2% 2001
2 Slovenia 60.4% 1994
3 Slovakia 60.2% 2003
4 Namibia 57.6% 1997
5 Italy 57.5% 2003
6 Poland 56.1% 2005
7 Bulgaria 55.1% 1999
8 Chile 53.2% 1995
9 Croatia 52.9% 2005
10 Netherlands Antilles 51.4% 1998
11 Latvia 50.5% 1999
12 Greece 49.2% 2003
13 Germany 48.3% 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 47.88% 1997
14 Czech Republic 47.4% 2003
15 Estonia 45.4% 1998
16 Belgium 44.8% 2003
17 France 43.1% 2003
18 Botswana 42.8% 1995
19 Belize 42.6% 1999
20 Hungary 42.2% 2003
European Union average (profile) 42.17% 1999
21 Romania 41% 1999
22 Ireland 40.9% 2003
23 Aruba 40.2% 1997
24 Dominica 39.3% 1997
25 Japan 38.9% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 37.77% 1999
26 Turkey 36.5% 2005
27 Barbados 35.6% 2001
28 Spain 34.3% 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 34.03% 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 31.64% 2003
29 Portugal 31.2% 2003
30 Netherlands 30.1% 2003
31 Russia 29.5% 1996
32 Luxembourg 28.6% 2002
33 Finland 27.7% 2003
34 Australia 27.1% 2003
35 United Kingdom 26.5% 2003
36 Austria 25% 2003
37 Jamaica 24.4% 2001
38 Panama 24% 2001
39 Lithuania 23.4% 1999
40 Denmark 21.8% 2003
41 Switzerland 21.6% 2003
42 Trinidad and Tobago 20.3% 2001
43 Sweden 19.6% 2003
44 The Bahamas 17.4% 1999
45 New Zealand 15.5% 2003
46 United States 12.5% 2003
47 Canada 11.4% 2003
48 Iceland 9.5% 2002
49 Costa Rica 8.9% 2001
50 Norway 7.1% 2003
51 El Salvador 6.5% 1996
52 Dominican Republic 2.2% 2000
53 Mexico 1.1% 2003
54 South Korea 0.7% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Long-term unemployment > Male > % of male 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/Male/%-of-male-unemployment

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