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
Unemployment in EU 10.2% in June 2014, 11.6% in Bulgaria
The Sofia Globe - 7/31/2014 10:34:25 AM
Unemployment in the 28-member European Union was 10.2 per cent in June 2014, down from 10.3 per cent in May, according to seasonally-adjusted figures released by EU statistics office Eurostat on July 31. In the 18-country euro zone, seasonally-adjusted ...
6 Countries with Low Tax Rates in the World
Silicon India - 7/23/2014 12:38:26 PM
Italy has a market economy characterized by high per capita GDP and low unemployment rates. After World War II, Italy was rapidly transformed from an agriculture based economy into one of the world's most industrialized nations and a leading country in ...
More Nigerians are Underemployed Than Unemployed – World Bank
Ventures - 7/23/2014 9:53:48 AM
World Bank’s Acting Country Manager ... assessment using the International Labour Organisation methodologies would suggest that the unemployment rate in the country was less than 10 per cent compared to the 25 percent figure presented by the Nigerian ...
Spain Unemployment Rate Drops as Job Creation Gathers Pace -- Update
NASDAQ - 7/24/2014 8:55:21 AM
as strong job creation led to a significant decrease in the country's sky-high unemployment rate. The rate, one of the highest in the developed world, fell to 24.5% from 25.9% in the first quarter, the national statistics bureau said Thursday. The number ...
Dubious statistical methods skew Vietnam’s unemployment rate
Vietnamnet - 7/23/2014 8:56:32 AM
Vietnam is known as the country with the lowest unemployment rate in the world. The unemployment rate of four percent would be considered an “ideal figure” in other economies. Meanwhile, in Vietnam, a developing country which has been undergoing an ...
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 ...
Tackling Unemployment In Nigeria
Leadership - 7/26/2014 11:04:49 PM
Despite the fact that the country is endowed with diverse and ... Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Muda Yusuf, the rate of unemployment in Nigeria is currently one of the highest in the world, at 24 per cent, particularly with over 50 per cent ...
Spain’s unemployment crisis eases: official data
Business Recorder - 7/24/2014 7:50:55 AM
MADRID: The unemployment rate in Spain fell sharply in the second quarter slipping beneath 25.0-percent, official data showed on Thursday in a further sign that the country is pulling away from deep economic crisis. The rate fell by 1.45 percentage points ...
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 ...
Eurozone unemployment inches down to 11.5 per cent
dalje.com - 7/31/2014 11:24:32 AM
The 18-country currency bloc has pulled out of recession, but had struggled to make a significant dent in unemployment since that indicator reached a record 12 per cent last year. June's seasonally adjusted rate was down from 11.6 per cent in May and the ...
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/2/2010 11:53:11 PM
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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
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%.
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust ... According to the International Monetary Fund and the CIA World Factbook, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria currently have unemployment rates significantly lower than the United ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rates By Country
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2012 11:55:32 PM
Things apparently just keep getting worse for the eurozone. The average unemployment rate in nations that use the euro rose to 11.1 percent in May, the highest since the euro was launched in 1999. That's higher than the 10.6 percent average unemployment ...