Long-term unemployment in Minnesota


The Wall St. Journal has today’s most sobering graphic: An interactive map that documents the percentage of unemployed people who have been out of work for at least a year. Minnesota, with a comparatively low unemployment rate, ranks 41st in the category. Nevertheless, one out of five people unemployed in Minnesota, has been jobless for at least a year.

The majority of out-of-work Minnesotans are unemployed for between five and 14 weeks.

Find all the data and play with the map here.

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