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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2009 Long-term unemployment (12 months and over) 2009

% of total unemployment

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2009

 Long-term unemployment (12 months and over)
 % of total unemployment
 
 
 
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Australia
22.0
 
22.4
 
21.5
 
20.7
 
18.3
 
18.1
 
15.4
 
14.9
 
 
Austria
23.3
 
19.2
 
24.5
 
27.6
 
25.3
 
27.3
 
26.8
 
24.2
 
 
Belgium
51.7
 
49.6
 
46.3
 
49.6
 
51.6
 
55.6
 
50.0
 
52.6
 
 
Canada
9.5
 
9.6
 
10.0
 
9.5
 
9.6
 
8.7
 
7.5
 
7.1
 
 
Czech Republic
52.7
 
50.7
 
49.9
 
51.8
 
53.6
 
55.2
 
53.4
 
50.2
 
 
Denmark
22.2
 
19.7
 
19.9
 
22.6
 
25.9
 
20.4
 
18.2
 
16.1
 
 
Finland
26.2
 
24.4
 
24.7
 
23.4
 
24.9
 
24.8
 
23.0
 
18.2
 
 
France
37.6
 
33.8
 
41.0
 
40.9
 
41.4
 
42.2
 
40.4
 
37.9
 
 
Germany
50.4
 
47.9
 
50.0
 
51.8
 
54.1
 
57.3
 
56.6
 
53.4
 
 
Greece
52.8
 
52.7
 
56.3
 
54.8
 
53.7
 
55.6
 
50.3
 
49.6
 
 
Hungary
46.6
 
44.8
 
42.2
 
45.1
 
46.0
 
46.1
 
47.6
 
47.6
 
 
Iceland
12.5
 
11.1
 
8.1
 
11.2
 
13.3
 
7.3
 
8.0
 
4.1
 
 
Ireland
33.1
 
29.4
 
35.5
 
34.3
 
34.3
 
34.3
 
30.3
 
29.4
 
 
Italy
63.4
 
59.2
 
58.2
 
49.7
 
52.2
 
52.9
 
49.9
 
47.5
 
 
Japan
26.6
 
30.8
 
33.5
 
33.7
 
33.3
 
33.0
 
32.0
 
33.3
 
 
Korea
2.3
 
2.5
 
0.6
 
1.1
 
0.8
 
1.1
 
0.6
 
2.7
 
 
Luxembourg
28.4
 
27.4
 
24.7
 
21.0
 
26.4
 
29.5
 
34.5
 
38.6
 
 
Mexico
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
1.1
 
2.3
 
2.5
 
2.7
 
1.7
 
 
Netherlands
..
 
26.7
 
29.2
 
32.5
 
40.1
 
45.2
 
41.7
 
36.3
 
 
New Zealand
16.7
 
14.5
 
13.5
 
11.7
 
9.4
 
7.1
 
5.7
 
4.4
 
 
Norway
5.5
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
9.2
 
9.5
 
14.1
 
8.5
 
6.0
 
 
Poland
43.1
 
48.4
 
49.7
 
47.9
 
52.2
 
50.4
 
45.9
 
29.0
 
 
Portugal
38.1
 
35.5
 
32.8
 
43.2
 
48.6
 
51.8
 
47.3
 
48.3
 
 
Slovak Republic
53.7
 
59.8
 
61.1
 
60.6
 
68.1
 
73.1
 
70.8
 
66.1
 
 
Spain
44.0
 
40.2
 
39.8
 
37.7
 
32.6
 
29.5
 
27.6
 
23.8
 
 
Sweden
22.3
 
21.0
 
17.8
 
18.9
 
..
 
..
 
13.0
 
12.4
 
 
Switzerland
29.9
 
21.8
 
26.1
 
33.5
 
39.0
 
39.1
 
40.8
 
34.3
 
 
Turkey
21.3
 
29.4
 
24.4
 
39.2
 
39.6
 
35.8
 
30.3
 
26.9
 
 
United Kingdom
27.8
 
22.9
 
22.8
 
21.4
 
22.3
 
22.1
 
24.5
 
25.5
 
 
United States
6.1
 
8.5
 
11.8
 
12.7
 
11.8
 
10.0
 
10.0
 
10.6
 
 
OECD-Total
29.5
 
29.4
 
30.7
 
31.7
 
32.8
 
32.1
 
29.1
 
25.9
 
Last updated: 27 August 2009
Source: Labour market statistics: Unemployment by duration: incidence, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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