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
NC officials: Fed loans for unemployment benefits repaid
The Tampa Tribune - 5/5/2015 10:36:59 PM
Businesses were seeing unemployment insurance taxes rising ... That delay in finding work is also true for about half the country's unemployed workers, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Washington is the world's most dangerous rich city for babies - charity
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 5/4/2015 10:59:39 PM
Unemployment, poverty and murder rates in Ward Eight, where 93 percent of the population ... places - and we need more of that in Washington DC," she said. SOMALIA WORST COUNTRY FOR MOTHERS The United States as a whole performed poorly in Save the ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 8:55:12 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
Remarks by Jan-Peter Olters, Kosovo Country Manager, at the Regional Conference on Higher Education and Research
The World Bank - 5/4/2015 3:35:50 PM
The key features of Kosovo’s labour market, ultimately the Achilles’ heel of its economy, are the exceptionally high inactivity rate among the 15–64-year-olds of 60 per cent of the working age population and unemployment rate of 30 per cent of the ...
BMO Blue Book: British Columbia to Lead Country in Economic Growth for the First Time in a Decade
EIN News Desk World News Report - 5/4/2015 3:00:03 PM
"Real GDP is expected to expand 2.6 per cent this year, in line with the pace recorded in 2014, and leading the country for the first time in ... public sector and construction. However, the unemployment rate is a relatively-low 5.8 per cent, and ...
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
The eurozone unemployment rate has hit a record high at 11.8% with 18.8m people out of jobs according to Eurostat and youth unemployment at a new high. Get the figures for every country • Get the data • Get more unemployment data • More from the ...
Uganda: Betting on Wrong Education to Beat Youth Unemployment
AllAfrica - 5/2/2015 11:59:17 PM
For a long time, Uganda's high rate of unemployment has been getting worse especially because the country has one of the youngest populations in the world. Over 78% of the population are youths. The unemployment story is playing in an environment where ...
The world capitalist crisis and the drive to world war
World Socialist Web Site - 5/5/2015 6:01:59 AM
This is being fuelled by the provision of ultra-cheap money, and the setting of near-zero interest rates, by the world’s major central ... education and pensions. Unemployment remains at high levels, coupled with the spread of part-time and casual ...
Unemployment: Experts harp on vocational, technical trainings to tackle menace
NATIONAL MIRROR - 5/4/2015 11:35:27 PM
As Nigeria continues to grapple with high rate of unemployment ... told National Mirror that the unemployment situation in the country, coupled with very low industrial capacity which the nation’s economy is experiencing can become things of the past ...
The 25 Most Miserable Places In The World
The Business Insider - 2/22/2013 4:23:51 PM
The misery index, a crude economic measure created by Arthur Orkum, sums a country's unemployment and inflation rates to assess conditions on the ground (the higher the number, the more miserable a country is). The reasoning: Most citizens understand the ...
Nine Countries Where Everyone Has a Job
Fox Business - 4/24/2012 11:57:26 PM
Earlier this month, polling agency Gallup released its 2011 global unemployment statistics for 148 countries. Of the nations Gallup surveyed, nine had unemployment rates below 5%. The majority are in Asia, with the remainder in central or eastern Europe.
World's Worst Countries For Jobs
Forbes - 3/23/2010 7:57:00 PM
Spain still has the highest unemployment rate out of the advanced world–an eye-wateringly high 18.8% in January–and that’s also marked a 3-point increase from January 2009. Outside Europe Though most of the countries in the OECD are European ...
Top 5 countries with the lowest unemployment
worldfinance.com - 2/25/2014 10:04:41 AM
In fact, figures from the Bank of Thailand suggest that working hours in the country are extremely low, with many people working fewer than 20 hours a week. Over the course of 2013, unemployment rates in Singapore dropped significantly, from 2.1 percent to ...
May Day rallies staged around the world
Central Ohio - 5/1/2015 12:26:07 PM
Spain's economy is slowly emerging from the double-dip recession it hit at the end of 2013, but the country is still saddled with a staggering 23.8 percent unemployment rate. "There should be many more of us here," said demonstrator Leandro Pulido Arroyo ...
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/9/2015 1:40:43 PM
“Those statistics are typically assessing people who are looking for jobs, so if you’re not looking for work, you’re technically not unemployed. People in poor countries are often underemployed or underpaid,” Reese told IPS. “Unemployment ...