Table 3

Long-term unemployment shares, by education, 2010 (age 25+)

Asian White Percentage-point difference (Asian-White)
Less than high school 50.8% 50.8% 0.0
High school 57.4% 49.1% 8.3
Some college 54.9% 47.3% 7.5
Bachelor’s degree 53.9% 45.5% 8.4
Advanced degree 48.6% 46.8% 1.8

Notes: These data exclude biracial or multiracial individuals and Hispanics. The data indicate the share of unemployed workers who have been unemployed for 27 weeks or more. Percentage-point-change figures may not sum properly due to rounding.

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

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