Long-term unemployment remains high in Wisconsin, while it has fallen significantly in Minnesota: Share of unemployed workers who are long-term unemployed, Minnesota and Wisconsin, 2010, 2014, and 2017

Year Minnesota Wisconsin
2010 33.40% 39.50%
2014 28.40% 27.60%
2017 12.60% 22.40%

Note: “Long-term unemployed” refers to persons who have been unemployed for at least 26 weeks.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly survey microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau

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