Share of unemployed who have been unemployed 27 weeks or more, by race and ethnicity, 2010–2011

White Black Hispanic Asian
2010 42.7% 48.5% 39.3% 48.7%
2011 42.4% 49.9% 39.8% 50.1%

Notes: The data for whites, blacks, and Asians exclude biracial or multiracial individuals and Hispanics. Data refer to workers age 16 and over.

Source: Author’s analysis of basic monthly Current Population Survey microdata

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