US Long Term Unemployment Rate Chart
Current US Long Term Unemployment Rate: 1.26%
US Long Term Unemployment Rate for Aug 2016 — reported Sep 2, 2016
Mean: 1.00%
Median: 0.77%
Min: 0.08% (May 1953)
Max: 4.40% (Apr 2010)

The US Long Term Unemployment Rate is the percentage of the Labor Force who have been jobless for 27 weeks or more.

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey