Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

January 04, 2011

Share of long-term unemployment in States, 2007–09

Percent of unemployed persons with unemployment duration of 15 weeks or longer, selected States, 20072009
State Unemployed 15 weeks or longer
2007 2008 2009

Wyoming

16.1 15.3 34.1

Idaho

18.8 26.6 43.7

District of Columbia

39.3 43.3 54.8

Michigan

42.0 42.9 57.3

South Carolina

34.4 43.0 57.4

Florida

30.5 39.3 57.5

These data featured in the TED article, Share of long-term unemployment in States, 2007–09.

 

 

OF INTEREST
spotlight

Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics

triangle