Date Value Value
Aug 1, 2016 1.26%
Jan 1, 2016 1.32%
Jan 1, 2015 1.77%
Jan 1, 2014 2.32%
Jan 1, 2013 2.99%
Jan 1, 2012 3.54%
Jan 1, 2011 4.03%
Jan 1, 2010 4.12%
Jan 1, 2009 1.75%
Jan 1, 2008 0.90%
Jan 1, 2007 0.75%
Jan 1, 2006 0.78%
Jan 1, 2005 1.11%
Jan 1, 2004 1.30%
Jan 1, 2003 1.21%
Jan 1, 2002 0.84%
Jan 1, 2001 0.47%
Jan 1, 2000 0.51%
Jan 1, 1999 0.51%
Jan 1, 1998 0.73%
Jan 1, 1997 0.85%
Jan 1, 1996 0.91%
Jan 1, 1995 1.01%
Jan 1, 1994 1.33%
Jan 1, 1993 1.53%
Jan 1, 1992 1.28%
Jan 1, 1991 0.69%
Jan 1, 1990 0.51%
Jan 1, 1989 0.59%
Jan 1, 1988 0.72%
Jan 1, 1987 0.96%
Jan 1, 1986 0.93%
Jan 1, 1985 1.15%
Jan 1, 1984 1.82%
Jan 1, 1983 2.41%
Jan 1, 1982 1.09%
Jan 1, 1981 1.17%
Jan 1, 1980 0.51%
Jan 1, 1979 0.51%
Jan 1, 1978 0.81%
Jan 1, 1977 1.25%
Jan 1, 1976 1.67%
Jan 1, 1975 0.67%
Jan 1, 1974 0.36%
Jan 1, 1973 0.47%
Jan 1, 1972 0.69%
Jan 1, 1971 0.51%
Jan 1, 1970 0.17%
Jan 1, 1969 0.16%
Jan 1, 1968 0.24%
Jan 1, 1967 0.26%
Jan 1, 1966 0.39%
Jan 1, 1965 0.53%
Jan 1, 1964 0.70%
Jan 1, 1963 0.76%
Jan 1, 1962 0.96%
Jan 1, 1961 0.91%
Jan 1, 1960 0.67%
Jan 1, 1959 1.18%
Jan 1, 1958 0.44%
Jan 1, 1957 0.27%
Jan 1, 1956 0.38%
Jan 1, 1955 0.66%
Jan 1, 1954 0.23%
Jan 1, 1953 0.14%
Jan 1, 1952 0.17%
Jan 1, 1951 0.29%
Jan 1, 1950 0.65%
Jan 1, 1949 0.17%
Jan 1, 1948 0.21%

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