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Long-term unemployment rate. By sex

Long-term unemployment rate. By sex 2019
Men Women Total
Catalonia 3.9 4.3 4.1
Spain 4.4 6.5 5.3
Eurozone 3.1 3.5 3.3
European Union 2.4 2.6 2.5
Units: %.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.

Last update: February 7, 2020. Revised series on June 23, 2020.

Methodological note

The share of unemployed persons for 12 months or more in the total number of active persons in the labour market.

Unemployed persons are all persons 15 to 74 years of age who were not employed during the reference week, who had actively sought work during the four weeks prior to the survey and were ready to begin working immediately or within two weeks (of the survey).

The total active population (labour force) is the total number of the employed and unemployed population.

In the case of Catalonia and Spain, the data com from the INE's Labour Force Survey. In this sphere, the active population (numerator) is 16 to 74 years of age.