Definition: This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Unemployment rate map
German unemployment falls to record low in November
Business Recorder - 11/27/2014 5:31:38 PM
The robust labour market in Germany contrasts with the situation in many other EU countries. According to Eurostat, which uses harmonised data that diverges from the national statistics, German unemployment stood at 5.0 percent in September, less than half ...
Can growth alone tackle unemployment?
forumblog.org - 11/20/2014 12:17:49 PM
If the unemployed formed their own country, it would be the fifth largest in the world. Of the nearly 200 million people ... alternate measure of the state of labor markets, the unemployment rate and the growth rate of employment. The left panel of ...
Unemployment In Malaysia Higher Than Neighbouring Countries
The Malaysian Digest - 11/27/2014 9:46:21 AM
The question is, why are we not able to lower youth unemployment ... the Department of Statistics to publish an NEET “Not in Education, Employment or Training” report for youth. This measurement is used in many countries in the world to better reflect ...
Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states
The World - 11/21/2014 7:30:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in just 5 states ...
Growing youth unemployment worries Dangote
The Nation - 11/23/2014 11:27:08 PM
President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has expressed worries over growing youth unemployment in the country, arguing that it is a curious paradox that an economy that is the largest in Africa could have this high unemployment rate. Dangote ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
This crisis had a ripple effect on the economy and the unemployment rates started climbing. Though World Bank describes South Africa as an upper-middle income economy, poverty in the country has always been a major problem. And though the official ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
Bulgaria is an exception. The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared with the U.S.’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the Eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at ...
Why Countries Wage Currency Wars
bloombergview.com - 11/23/2014 5:57:51 PM
What we’re seeing around the world is intense -- and in some cases ... with a third recession since 2007 a possibility. Unemployment is high. Youth unemployment tops 25 percent in many countries; it exceeds 50 percent in Spain and Greece.
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/3/2010 11:41:51 AM
The effect is multiplied when it compared with the jobless rates of other nations because there is no single standard for measuring unemployment around the world. Countries cite rates in markedly different ways. Some consider applicable job age to be ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 7:33:19 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... Sinodinos' source is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries' unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 11:11:12 AM
Which European countries have the highest unemployment rates? Data from the CIA’s World Factbook paints a grim picture. Check out Europe’s top-ten most unemployed countries below: List of countries by unemployment rate - Wikipedia, the free
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared to the United States’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at just 6.8%.
A stunning map of depression rates around the world
Washington Post - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
Redder countries have higher depression rates. Bluer countries have lower depression rates. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post) The Middle East and North Africa suffer the world’s highest depression rates, according to a new study by researchers at ...
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the highest) For the second consecutive year ...
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
The recent recession has been global in nature, meaning that many countries ... dynamic in the world; time spent there can be exciting and carry the feel of working and living where the action is. Even Japan has an unemployment rate of only approximately ...