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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2011 Long-term unemployment (12 months and over) 2011

% of total unemployment

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2011

 Long-term unemployment (12 months and over)
 % of total unemployment
 
 
 
 2003
 2004
 2005
 2006
 2007
 2008
 2009
 2010
 
Australia
21.5
 
20.6
 
18.3
 
18.1
 
15.4
 
14.9
 
14.7
 
18.5
 
 
Austria
24.5
 
27.6
 
25.3
 
27.3
 
26.8
 
24.2
 
21.3
 
25.2
 
 
Belgium
45.4
 
49.0
 
51.7
 
51.2
 
50.4
 
47.6
 
44.2
 
48.8
 
 
Canada
10.0
 
9.5
 
9.6
 
8.7
 
7.4
 
7.1
 
7.8
 
12.0
 
 
Chile
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Czech Republic
49.9
 
51.8
 
53.6
 
55.2
 
53.4
 
50.2
 
31.2
 
43.3
 
 
Denmark
20.4
 
21.5
 
23.4
 
20.8
 
16.2
 
13.1
 
9.1
 
19.1
 
 
Estonia
45.9
 
52.2
 
53.4
 
48.2
 
49.5
 
30.9
 
27.4
 
45.4
 
 
Finland
24.7
 
23.4
 
24.9
 
24.8
 
23.0
 
18.2
 
16.6
 
23.6
 
 
France
39.2
 
40.6
 
41.1
 
41.9
 
40.2
 
37.5
 
35.2
 
40.1
 
 
Germany
50.0
 
51.8
 
53.0
 
56.4
 
56.6
 
52.6
 
45.5
 
47.4
 
 
Greece
54.9
 
53.1
 
52.1
 
54.3
 
50.0
 
47.5
 
40.8
 
45.0
 
 
Hungary
42.2
 
45.1
 
46.1
 
46.1
 
47.5
 
47.6
 
42.6
 
50.6
 
 
Iceland
8.1
 
11.2
 
13.3
 
7.3
 
8.0
 
4.1
 
6.9
 
21.3
 
 
Ireland
32.8
 
34.9
 
33.4
 
31.6
 
29.5
 
27.1
 
29.0
 
49.0
 
 
Israel 1
18.0
 
24.2
 
25.3
 
27.3
 
24.9
 
22.7
 
20.3
 
22.4
 
 
Italy
58.1
 
49.2
 
49.9
 
49.6
 
47.3
 
45.7
 
44.4
 
48.5
 
 
Japan
33.5
 
33.7
 
33.3
 
33.0
 
32.0
 
33.3
 
28.5
 
37.6
 
 
Korea
0.6
 
1.1
 
0.8
 
1.1
 
0.6
 
2.7
 
0.5
 
0.3
 
 
Luxembourg
24.7
 
21.0
 
26.4
 
29.5
 
28.7
 
32.4
 
23.1
 
29.3
 
 
Mexico
0.9
 
1.1
 
2.3
 
2.5
 
2.7
 
1.7
 
1.9
 
2.4
 
 
Netherlands
27.8
 
34.2
 
40.2
 
43.0
 
39.4
 
34.4
 
24.8
 
27.6
 
 
New Zealand
13.6
 
11.7
 
9.7
 
7.8
 
6.1
 
4.4
 
6.3
 
9.0
 
 
Norway
6.4
 
9.2
 
9.5
 
14.5
 
8.8
 
6.0
 
7.7
 
9.5
 
 
Poland
49.7
 
47.9
 
52.2
 
50.4
 
45.9
 
29.0
 
25.2
 
25.5
 
 
Portugal
35.0
 
44.3
 
48.2
 
50.2
 
47.1
 
47.4
 
44.1
 
52.3
 
 
Slovak Republic
61.1
 
60.6
 
68.1
 
73.1
 
70.8
 
66.0
 
50.9
 
59.3
 
 
Slovenia
52.8
 
51.5
 
47.3
 
49.3
 
45.7
 
42.2
 
30.1
 
43.3
 
 
Spain
39.8
 
37.7
 
32.6
 
29.5
 
27.6
 
23.8
 
30.2
 
45.1
 
 
Sweden
17.8
 
18.9
 
..
 
..
 
13.0
 
12.4
 
12.8
 
16.6
 
 
Switzerland
26.1
 
33.5
 
39.0
 
39.1
 
40.8
 
34.3
 
30.1
 
34.3
 
 
Turkey
24.4
 
39.2
 
39.4
 
35.7
 
30.3
 
26.9
 
25.3
 
28.6
 
 
United Kingdom
21.5
 
20.6
 
21.0
 
22.3
 
23.7
 
24.1
 
24.5
 
32.6
 
 
United States
11.8
 
12.7
 
11.8
 
10.0
 
10.0
 
10.6
 
16.3
 
29.0
 
 
OECD-Total
30.4
 
31.6
 
32.4
 
31.8
 
29.0
 
25.5
 
24.2
 
32.4
 
Last updated: 31 August 2011
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Source: Labour market statistics: Unemployment by duration: incidence, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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