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
The 29 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 1/23/2015 2:43:49 PM
Venezuela, is again, the most miserable nation in the world, according to new analysis published by the Cato Institute. Cato's Misery Index ranks 108 countries based on ... lending rates, and unemployment figures together and then subtracts year-on-year ...
Why Venezuela Is The 'Most Miserable' Country In The World, Again
Yahoo Finance - 1/23/2015 10:07:38 PM
Venezuela is the most miserable country in world. And it is because the country's situation ... The list combines data about a country's inflation rate, interest rates, and unemployment. It also factors any slides in GDP growth. The reason why Venezuela ...
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/21/2015 2:39:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...
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 ...
UN: Global Unemployment Will Rise
Breitbart News - 1/20/2015 2:11:35 PM
The ILO World Employment and Social Outlook — Trends ... count because they are no longer considered part of the labor market. Some countries lie about the real unemployment rate by counting workers as employed when they only work part-time.
The World Misery Index: 108 Countries
CATO Institute - 1/22/2015 4:25:13 PM
Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment, and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product ... The five most miserable countries in the world at the end of 2014 are, in order: Venezuela, Argentina, Syria, Ukraine, and Iran.
Unemployment to rise over next 5yrs as inequality persists
Ghana Web - 1/24/2015 12:09:19 AM
It said two regions, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, accounted for three quarters of the world ... acute in countries and regions where youth unemployment was high or rising rapidly. The report said in line with the global unemployment rate, social ...
Spain jobless rate falls in 2014 but long road ahead to recovery
Business Recorder - 1/22/2015 6:19:45 PM
MADRID: Spain's unemployment rate fell for the second straight year in 2014, official data showed Thursday, but at 23.7 percent the country's labour market still faces a long road to recovery. Joblessness fell from 25.7 percent in 2013 as the large ...
Spain: Nation's high unemployment rate barely budges in Q4, stays stuck at 23.7 percent
Fox Business - 1/22/2015 4:39:32 PM
MADRID – Spain's unemployment ... countries. Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guidos said 2015 growth could be stronger than the IMF estimate, saying it was not "unreasonable" to predict expansion near 3 percent. His comments were echoed at the World ...
Local Unemployment Hits New Low in December
1200 News Radio WOAI - 1/23/2015 4:16:53 PM
The unemployment rate in the eight country San Antonio Metro area fell to 3.8% in December ... "This growth continues to position our state as one of the best places in the world to live, work, and do business." The 3.8% unemployment rate in December ...
Joblessness in the world and in the Philippines
Tempo - 1/21/2015 11:57:23 PM
The World Employment and Social Outlook ... where austerity prevails, and countries in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East hit hard by the plunge in oil prices. The global unemployment rate started going up in 2009, the ILO said, and with it ...
ILO released a report titled World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015
Jagran Josh - 1/19/2015 11:59:45 PM
International Labour Organisation (ILO) on 20 January 2015 released a report titled World Employment ... acute in countries and regions where youth unemployment is high or rising rapidly. • In line with the global unemployment rate, social unrest shot ...
World Economy Needs 280 Million Jobs in Next Five Years, ILO Says
The Wall Street Journal - 1/21/2015 5:16:31 PM
The world economy will ... The report also flags youth unemployment as a major problem across geographic regions. Almost 74 million young people aged 15 to 24 were looking for work last year, and the youth unemployment rate is nearly three times the ...
Panama’s capacity grows by 8.1% in three years; Copa Airlines adds #1 domestic flight
Anna Aero - 1/23/2015 11:01:55 AM
With an unemployment rate of 2.7%, Panama is the second most competitive economy in Latin America (after Brazil) based on World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index. Benefitting from this favourable economic climate, the country’s airports ...
Saudi Arabia's Youth Unemployment Problem Among King Salman's Many New Challenges After Abdullah's Death
International Business Times - 1/23/2015 3:48:15 PM
According to the CIA’s World Factbook, Saudi Arabia’s youth population “generally lacks the education and technical skills the private sector needs.” The unemployment rate for Saudis between ages 16 and 29 is 29 percent. Many blame the country's ...