Who Are the Long-Term Unemployed?
The long-term unemployed tend to differ from employed workers in terms of education, race, family mak-up, disability, and poverty. Each graph compares long-term unemployed, newly unemployed (those out of work for less than five weeks), and employed workers.

Source: Josh Mitchell, "Who Are the Long-Term Unemployed?" (Washington, DC: The Urban Institute, 2013).