Unemployment, total (% of total labor force)

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Description: The map below shows how Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Djibouti, with a value of 59.50. The country with the lowest value in the world is Cambodia, with a value of 0.20.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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