Unemployed 27 weeks or longer as a percent of total unemployed

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Unemployed 27 weeks or longer as a percent of total unemployed, seasonally adjusted
Month Percent

Aug 1997

16.2

Sept 1997

16.2

Oct 1997

16.0

Nov 1997

14.8

Dec 1997

15.4

Jan 1998

15.7

Feb 1998

15.2

Mar 1998

14.1

Apr 1998

14.7

May 1998

13.8

June 1998

12.6

July 1998

13.3

Aug 1998

13.2

Sept 1998

14.5

Oct 1998

13.6

Nov 1998

14.4

Dec 1998

13.5

Jan 1999

12.0

Feb 1999

13.2

Mar 1999

12.2

Apr 1999

11.4

May 1999

12.4

June 1999

13.7

July 1999

12.3

Aug 1999

12.1

Sept 1999

12.0

Oct 1999

12.4

Nov 1999

11.9

Dec 1999

12.1

Jan 2000

12.7

Feb 2000

10.8

Mar 2000

11.0

Apr 2000

10.7

May 2000

11.1

June 2000

11.2

July 2000

12.3

Aug 2000

12.2

Sept 2000

11.5

Oct 2000

11.3

Nov 2000

10.6

Dec 2000

11.4

Jan 2001

11.3

Feb 2001

11.7

Mar 2001

11.1

Apr 2001

11.0

May 2001

10.0

June 2001

11.2

July 2001

10.8

Aug 2001

12.2

Sept 2001

11.5

Oct 2001

11.8

Nov 2001

13.9

Dec 2001

13.6

Jan 2002

14.6

Feb 2002

14.9

Mar 2002

15.9

Apr 2002

16.8

May 2002

18.8

June 2002

19.6

July 2002

19.0

Aug 2002

18.9

Sept 2002

19.1

Oct 2002

19.9

Nov 2002

20.5

Dec 2002

22.1

Jan 2003

20.5

Feb 2003

21.8

Mar 2003

21.0

Apr 2003

21.9

May 2003

21.6

June 2003

22.8

July 2003

22.0

Aug 2003

22.2

Sept 2003

22.5

Oct 2003

22.4

Nov 2003

23.4

Dec 2003

23.1

Jan 2004

22.7

Feb 2004

22.9

Mar 2004

23.6

Apr 2004

22.1

May 2004

21.9

June 2004

22.5

July 2004

20.7

Aug 2004

20.3

Sept 2004

21.4

Oct 2004

21.5

Nov 2004

21.4

Dec 2004

20.8

Jan 2005

21.2

Feb 2005

20.4

Mar 2005

21.8

Apr 2005

21.0

May 2005

20.1

June 2005

18.5

July 2005

18.7

Aug 2005

18.9

Sept 2005

18.9

Oct 2005

18.9

Nov 2005

18.0

Dec 2005

18.7

Jan 2006

16.7

Feb 2006

18.7

Mar 2006

18.6

Apr 2006

18.6

May 2006

18.9

June 2006

16.6

July 2006

18.3

Aug 2006

18.3

Sept 2006

18.1

Oct 2006

15.9

Nov 2006

16.4

Dec 2006

16.2

Jan 2007

16.3

Feb 2007

18.0

Mar 2007

18.6

Apr 2007

17.4

May 2007

16.5

June 2007

16.4

July 2007

18.3

Aug 2007

17.5

Sept 2007

17.5

Oct 2007

17.7

Nov 2007

18.9

Dec 2007

17.4

Jan 2008

18.5

Feb 2008

17.8

Mar 2008

16.9

Apr 2008

17.7

May 2008

18.3

June 2008

18.2

July 2008

18.9

Aug 2008

19.8

Sept 2008

21.3

Oct 2008

22.3

Nov 2008

21.1

Dec 2008

23.1

Jan 2009

22.6

Feb 2009

23.4

Mar 2009

24.2

Apr 2009

27.1

May 2009

27.0

June 2009

29.0

July 2009

34.0

Aug 2009

34.3

Sept 2009

36.6

Oct 2009

36.6

Nov 2009

39.3

Dec 2009

40.4

Jan 2010

41.6

Feb 2010

40.5

Mar 2010

43.2

Apr 2010

45.5

May 2010

44.9

June 2010

44.9

July 2010

44.9

Aug 2010

42.8

Sept 2010

42.3

Oct 2010

42.6

Nov 2010

42.4

Dec 2010

44.6

Jan 2011

43.8

Feb 2011

42.8

Mar 2011

44.6

Apr 2011

43.0

May 2011

44.7

June 2011

44.6

July 2011

45.1

Aug 2011

43.6

Sept 2011

45.2

Oct 2011

42.6

Nov 2011

43.2

Dec 2011

42.7

Jan 2012

42.7

Feb 2012

41.1

Mar 2012

41.3

Apr 2012

40.8

May 2012

42.7

June 2012

42.3

July 2012

41.2

Aug 2012

40.4

Sept 2012

40.5

Oct 2012

40.6

Nov 2012

40.2

Dec 2012

38.8

Jan 2013

37.4

Feb 2013

39.0

Mar 2013

39.0

Apr 2013

37.3

May 2013

37.6

June 2013

37.2

July 2013

37.9

Aug 2013

38.5

Sept 2013

36.9

Oct 2013

35.7

Nov 2013

37.9

Dec 2013

37.2

Jan 2014

35.2

Feb 2014

36.3

Mar 2014

35.4

Apr 2014

34.9

May 2014

34.6

June 2014

32.9

July 2014

33.3

Aug 2014

31.3

Sept 2014

31.9

Oct 2014

31.8

Nov 2014

31.2

Dec 2014

31.8

Jan 2015

31.1

Feb 2015

30.6

Mar 2015

29.6

Apr 2015

28.8

May 2015

28.8

June 2015

25.9

July 2015

27.0

Aug 2015

27.8

Sept 2015

26.6

Oct 2015

26.7

Nov 2015

25.8

Dec 2015

26.3

Jan 2016

26.9

Feb 2016

27.5

Mar 2016

27.6

Apr 2016

25.5

May 2016

25.2

June 2016

25.8

July 2016

26.6

Aug 2016

25.9

Sept 2016

24.7

Oct 2016

25.2

Nov 2016

24.8

Dec 2016

24.2

Jan 2017

24.4

Feb 2017

23.8

Mar 2017

23.3

Apr 2017

22.6

May 2017

24.0

June 2017

24.3

July 2017

25.9

Aug 2017

24.7