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 rates rise in 24 US states in August
Enquirer Herald - 9/19/2014 3:18:43 PM
Unemployment rates can rise even when hiring increases if more people start looking for work and don't immediately find jobs. The state figures suggest hiring was broad-based across most regions of the country last month, even as nationwide job gains in ...
U.S. Retains Stable Outlook on Unchanged Unemployment Rates
Economy Watch - 9/22/2014 2:25:03 PM
The ratings agency said American has “unparalleled” financing flexibility driven by the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s most in-demand ... the Bureau of Labor Statistics saw unchanged unemployment in its most recent Regional and State ...
Georgia has highest jobless rate in nation
WRBL - 9/19/2014 5:13:15 PM
Unemployment rates can rise even when hiring increases if more people start looking for work and don't immediately find jobs. The figures suggest hiring was broad-based across most regions of the country last ... from last year.The world's largest retailer ...
Nigeria’s high unemployment albatross
NATIONAL MIRROR - 9/20/2014 10:34:11 PM
Some expert projections say the country’s unemployment rate is spiraling upwards ... This is an embarrassment to the world because, this is the same kind of numbers you have in virtually all the states and it tells you where criminality and criminal ...
World Faces Shortage in Purpose Well-Being
Call UP - 9/23/2014 4:44:03 AM
Panama led the world in four of the five well-being elements ... Croatia has also suffered negative GDP growth since 2009 and high unemployment rates compared with Western European countries. High Purpose Well-Being Influenced by Demographics of Education ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
In 2008, the country’s unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent ... 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 ...
Greek unemployment drops to 26.6pc in Q2
Business Recorder - 9/18/2014 1:25:22 PM
data from the country's statistics service showed on Thursday. The rate was the lowest recorded since Q4 in 2012, when unemployment reached 26.2 percent. About 74.4 percent of Greece's 1.28 million jobless are long-term unemployed, meaning they have been ...
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 ...
For Poor Countries, China Is No Model
Wall Street Journal - 9/19/2014 11:43:58 AM
Under pressure from citizens rightly impatient for progress, too many leaders in these countries are pivoting toward policies ... have started to stall global trade growth. In 2013, the World Trade Organization revised its forecast for global trade growth ...
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 ...
The World’s Happiest Country Revealed: It’s Not The U.S. But The Answer Will Surprise You
The Inquisitr - 9/18/2014 1:18:13 PM
Before all you eager beavers out there dig any deeper into this article, take a moment and see if you can guess what the world’s happiest country ... “Panama’s strong and growing economy, an unemployment rate of 4.5 percent in 2013, and national ...
Measuring Misery around the World
CATO Institute - 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
The misery index concept can be applied to any country where suitable data exist. A misery index — a simple sum of inflation, lending rates, and unemployment rates ... in German-occupied Poland during World War II, price controls prevailed and 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
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
Compared with November 2011, unemployment has risen by 2.012m. Despite the latest release displaying the November 2012 seasonally adjusted rates for most EU countries, there are still some gaps. The latest recorded figures for Greece are from September 2012.
Vietnam among countries with the lowest unemployment rates
Vietnamnet - 1/23/2014 6:40:26 AM
VietNamNet Bridge - Although the unemployment rate increased slightly from 1.81% to 1.9% over the same period of 2012, Vietnam is still among the countries with the lowest ... recovery of the global economy, the world labor market could not be improved.