Euro Area Long Term Unemployment Rate  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Long Term Unemployment Rate In the Euro Area decreased to 4.40 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 4.70 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Long Term Unemployment Rate in the Euro Area averaged 4.47 percent from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6.30 percent in the first quarter of 2014 and a record low of 2.70 percent in the third quarter of 2008.

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Euro Area Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.90 9.00 12.10 7.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 14402.00 14642.00 19153.00 11368.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 155.60 154.77 155.60 117.36 Million [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.70 6.30 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.70 18.80 24.70 14.80 percent [+]
Productivity 104.20 103.80 104.20 82.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 111.10 100.40 112.30 85.10 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 2.00 1.30 3.40 0.70 percent [+]
Population 341.01 339.89 341.01 260.38 Million [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 31435.80 31213.10 31435.80 19769.20 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.10 56.80 57.30 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 113328.90 111780.50 118857.50 107450.40 Thousand [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.54 64.47 64.63 62.37 [+]
Retirement Age Women 64.32 64.20 64.32 61.61 [+]


Euro Area Long Term Unemployment Rate

In the Euro Area, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Long Term Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.40 4.70 6.30 2.70 1997 - 2017 percent Quarterly




long term unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 7.90 Jun/17
Italy 6.60 Jun/17
Euro Area 4.40 Jun/17
France 4.20 Sep/17
Turkey 2.20 Jun/17
Netherlands 2.00 Jun/17
Germany 1.60 Jun/17
Switzerland 1.60 Jun/17
Japan 1.30 Dec/14
United Kingdom 1.10 Jun/17
United States 1.08 Sep/17