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, 2014See also: Unemployment rate map
These nations are panicking with gold and copper prices so low
CNN Money - 7/31/2015 10:59:40 AM
Chile's unemployment rate is rising again after years of steady declines. The country relies heavily on copper, which represents nearly half its exports. One-quarter of Chile's shipments overseas go to China. Chile is also home to Codelco, the world's ...
Unemployment in Bulgaria in June 9.6%, matching EU average
The Sofia Globe - 7/31/2015 11:13:59 AM
Compared with a year ago, the unemployment rate in June 2015 fell in 21 EU countries, increased in five and remained stable in both France and Cyprus. The largest decreases were registered in Lithuania (10.9 per cent to 8.5 per cent), Spain (24.5 per cent ...
High unemployment rate, bane of Nigeria’s economic growth — World Bank
Vanguard - 7/20/2015 11:30:01 PM
LOKOJA—The World Bank has attributed Nigeria’s stunt economic growth to the high rate of unemployment that has bedevilled the country. World Bank Team Task Leader for Youth Employment and Social Support Operation, YESSO, Mr. Foluso Ogunmadewa stated ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/24/2015 8:23:07 AM
According to the World Bank, GDP per capita in Qatar was $93,700 in 2013, while in Macau it was $91,400. That wealth helps their standing in the chart, as a country's unemployment rate only factors in those actively looking for work. If you're the 23-year ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 1/20/2015 12:24:13 PM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 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 ...
What is needed on country’s hurdles
Independent Online - 7/31/2015 8:32:20 PM
The fundamental claim of this book is that the overwhelming challenge that South Africa faces, and has to date failed to address, is unemployment. The current unemployment statistics are ... among many others. The country’s future is being built daily ...
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 ...
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%.
Russia cuts key rate to 11% amid weak ruble, oil prices
United Press International - 7/31/2015 11:56:56 AM
It marks fifth consecutive rate cut this year, Russia Today reported. Inflation in Russia has reported to be at 15.3 percent in July, and unemployment increased ... of foreign currency to replenish the country's international reserves.
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 ...
The 11 Countries with the Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/1/2015 2:31:01 AM
Let’s explore the places with a lack of opportunity in this list of the 11 countries with the highest unemployment rates in the world. Employment is vital both for an individual and the government. Work allows the country to increase its output and gross ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo Finance - 6/15/2012 4:14:54 PM
has the highest unemployment rate among the world’s 50 biggest economies. Unlike rising joblessness in Europe though, the situation in South Africa is nothing new; the country's unemployment rate has been over 20 percent since 1997. A key factor behind ...
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
Italy's youth unemployment just hit a new record high — here's what's going wrong
Helena Daily World - 7/31/2015 11:56:56 AM
Only two European countries have higher youth unemployment than Italy. Greece's rate is 53.2% and Spain's is 49.2%. So what's going wrong for Italy's young people? Here's how it looks: Italian unemployment overall is higher than eurozone unemployment ...