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
Tackling The Real Unemployment Rate: 12.6%
Forbes - 8/20/2014 4:15:46 PM
Watching falling unemployment numbers being reported at 6.2% ... underemployed who desperately want to make a difference to their communities and the world. If a country loses its most educated and skilled people to other countries due to a lack of ...
How Surging Global Unemployment Rate Blemishing The World Economy
businessinsider.in - 8/14/2014 11:58:02 AM
Here's a detailed view that will enlist countries, world trade volumes and other economic ... The sour effects of unemployment Part of macroeconomics, unemployment rates lay a very negative impact on the economy of a given nation and also guide the stock ...
'We need to look beyond youth unemployment statistics'
theguardian.com - 8/20/2014 1:16:49 PM
Therefore it is necessary to look beyond unemployment rates and to consider employment quality. In general, employment quality in developing countries falls short of that in the developed world. It would be wrong to consider youth employment issues ...
Georgia Has Worst Unemployment Rate in the Nation, Except 1
Atlanta Daily World - 8/19/2014 12:32:04 AM
Thank goodness for Mississippi. Only Ole Miss, coming in with a jobless rate of 8 percent, came in below Gerogia in the country. Each month the BLS lists unemployment rates for every state. Georgia was especially ravaged economically during the apex of ...
Unemployment up in most US states
World Socialist Web Site - 8/20/2014 4:55:44 AM
The state of Mississippi possessed the highest overall unemployment rate in the country at 8 percent. Twelve states saw no appreciable change. The BLS also reported that the number of jobless youth rose by 913,000 from April to July, significantly higher ...
Where in the World Are Job Seekers Most Optimistic? The Answer May Surprise You
The Motley Fool - 8/16/2014 2:18:50 PM
The most optimistic job seekers in the world are found here Gallup's poll ... always possible to make an apples-to-apples comparison between unemployment rates in the U.S. and other countries. In Spain, for example, the wage structure is very rigid ...
Turkey's unemployment rate eases in May
Turkish Press - 8/15/2014 2:27:10 PM
The number of unemployed people decreased by 0.2 percentage point in May to 8.8 percent, keeping the downwards spiral of the rate ... unemployment problem for the country. Recent unemployment figures came as many international institutes, including OECD ...
Nigeria: World Bank Earmarks U.S.$300 Million to Fight Unemployment in Nigeria
AllAfrica - 8/19/2014 8:03:02 AM
Ibadan — AS part of efforts to fight unemployment in the country, the World Bank is currently investing $300m ... He also said that the National Bureau of Statistics stated that unemployment rate in Nigeria had reached 38 per cent with 45 per cent ...
The State of Youth Unemployment in South Africa
Brookings - 8/15/2014 1:51:23 PM
 Cross-country comparisons regularly affirm that South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world. In 2013, the youth unemployment rate was 63 percent of the youth labor force (3.2 million individuals) according to the expanded ...
National Job Summit And the Unemployment Crisis
Spy Ghana - 8/18/2014 9:01:29 AM
For example, the then Senegalese opposition politicians denounced the country’s high unemployment rate to mobilize youth against former ... political stability and civil unrest. A World Bank survey in 2011 showed that about 40 per cent of those who ...
Bishop reflects on youth unemployment in Labor Day message
Patheos - 8/20/2014 9:59:22 PM
leaving a high poverty rate and an unemployment rate among young adults of 13 percent, “more than double the national average.” Many more young adults throughout the country, he said, face under-employment, high debts, and few job opportunities.
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 ...
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 ...
Poland's jobless rate decreases during economic crisis
Xinhua News Agency - 8/18/2014 8:14:22 PM
WARSAW, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Poland is one of the only three European Union (EU) countries with a decreasing unemployment rate in 2007-2014, Poland's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy reported Monday, quoting Eurostat figures. At the end of June 2014 ...
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 ...