European Union Long Term Unemployment Rate  2002-2017 | Data | Chart

Long Term Unemployment Rate in European Union decreased to 3.70 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 3.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Long Term Unemployment Rate in European Union averaged 4 percent from 2002 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.30 percent in the first quarter of 2014 and a record low of 2.40 percent in the third quarter of 2008.

European Union Long Term Unemployment Rate
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European Union Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployed Persons 18916.00 18725.00 26546.00 16099.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.80 5.30 2.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.40 103.60 111.70 88.20 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.50 57.80 57.90 56.30 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 42873.50 42795.20 42873.50 31484.60 Thousand [+]
Population 511.81 510.28 511.81 406.73 Million [+]
Productivity 104.90 103.80 106.90 83.70 Index Points [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.52 64.43 64.58 62.80 [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.63 62.39 62.63 60.78 [+]
Employed Persons 224322.20 225574.00 226004.70 212953.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 175960.30 177044.10 182578.40 167268.40 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.70 7.70 11.00 6.80 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 1.50 3.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.90 16.90 24.00 15.10 percent [+]


European Union Long Term Unemployment Rate

In the European Union, 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 - European Union Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. European Union Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.70 3.80 5.30 2.40 2002 - 2017 percent Quarterly




long term unemployment rate by Country

Last
Spain 8.60 Mar/17
Italy 6.80 Mar/17
Euro Area 4.70 Mar/17
France 4.00 Jun/17
Turkey 2.60 Mar/17
Netherlands 2.20 Mar/17
Germany 1.70 Mar/17
Japan 1.30 Dec/14
United Kingdom 1.20 Mar/17
United States 1.08 Aug/17