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
Immigrant unemployment rate same as American-born workers
economy.money.cnn.com - 5/24/2013 11:36:58 AM
The unemployment rate of immigrants fell to 8.1% in 2012, the same as the jobless level for people born in America. This marks the first time in several years that immigrants have not had a higher jobless rate. As Congress debates immigration ...
Soaring youth unemployment
DAWN Group - 5/20/2013 3:13:28 AM
Other countries that have received ‘bailouts’ face a similar ... The agency says it expects the youth unemployment rate worldwide to hit 12.8 per cent by 2018, up from the current rate of 12.4 per cent. The ILO report noted that “youth unemployment ...
Long-term unemployment ruins lives, cities, and countries
examiner.com - 5/21/2013 7:11:30 PM
Countries, and more specifically cities, will experience suffering, instability, chaos, and eventually revolution. This is the new world that leaders will confront." Long-term unemployment ruins lives, cities, and countries is the point, the Gallup ...
Black Unemployment Is Still Shamefully High
Atlantic Online - 5/22/2013 5:51:34 PM
No, it's shameful because many communities across the country are still simply being ravaged by the lack of work. Particularly the black community. Even in good times, the unemployment rate tends to be roughly twice as high for blacks as whites ...
Mexico's Unemployment Rate Rises in April From Year Earlier
NASDAQ - 5/24/2013 1:52:58 PM
said Friday the jobless rate among Mexico's 50-million-strong workforce was 5% last month, compared with 4.9% in April of 2012. Urban unemployment, which measures labor conditions in the country's 32 largest cities, rose to 6.4% from 5.9% in the ...
The Downside of Falling Unemployment
beta.fool.com - 5/23/2013 6:40:29 PM
In this situation, families are forced cut back. Right now the world economy is growing, and people are spending more. The falling unemployment rate has caused a number of low-cost companies to suffer. McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) is the staple of the ...
Black jobless rate often twice overall rate; National Urban League seeks to address it
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 5/21/2013 12:27:39 AM
In 2007 -- the recession didn't begin until December of that year -- the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor metro area tied with Greater Detroit for the highest black jobless rate in the country: 14.9 percent. The national black jobless rate was 8.3 percent.
Greece Youth Unemployment Rate At 75% In Certain Areas
Value Walk - 5/22/2013 9:33:29 PM
The unemployment rate of young people in some parts of Greece is almost 75 percent, which is significantly higher than the unemployment level of other states in Southern and Northern Europe, based on data released by Eurostat on Wednesday. According to ...
The Euro Zone Economies Are Spiraling Down But By The Social Progress Index European Nations Beat The US For The Top Spots [CHART]
International Business Times - 5/25/2013 1:48:48 AM
Although beset by economic woes and intractably high unemployment rates, European countries -- at least by one ... The United States ranks sixth, and the top North American country is Canada, at No. 4. Burrowing down a little more deeply, some interesting ...
Unemployment improves in nearly all counties
I4U NEWS - 5/23/2013 4:07:11 AM
Unemployment rates improved in nearly all 72 Wisconsin counties last ... scientists at University College Cork (UCC) have found. The world's l ... REGINA -- A robust economy, low unemployment and affordable house prices make Regina the second best city ...
ECLAC - Economic Commission for Latin America and : ECLAC and ILO Predict that Regional Unemployment Could Fall to 6.2% in 2013
4-traders - 5/21/2013 5:31:17 PM
Director of the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, writing in the foreword to the publication. According to the ECLAC and ILO report, last year the number of urban unemployed fell by around 400,000, on the back of relatively strong ...
Jobless rates decline in most greater Chattanooga area counties
Chattanooga Times Free Press - 5/24/2013 3:44:31 AM
The jobless rate in Dalton, Ga. -- one of the hardest hit metropolitan areas in the country during the recession -- fell to its lowest level since 2008 last month. But the 10.2 percent unemployment rate in the Dalton area in April was still the ...
Jobless Rate Drops in 40 States
HispanicBusiness.com - 5/20/2013 4:13:43 PM
Unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states including New Mexico decreased last month, with the declines showing job markets are improving in most areas of the country, according to the U.S. Labor Department and state Department of Workforce Solutions.
EU steps up quest to solve youth unemployment
orlandosentinel.com - 5/25/2013 11:07:09 AM
[ID:nL6N0DH20A] In the United States it is 7.6 percent. Among EU member states, the lowest unemployment rates are in Austria (4.7 percent), Germany (5.4 percent) and Luxembourg (5.7 percent), while the highest are in Greece (27.2 percent), Spain ...
Taiwan's April jobless rate falls to 4.07%
I4U NEWS - 5/23/2013 12:39:35 AM
unemployment and declining birth and marriage rates is just destined to leave more people disconnected, anxious and alone. Over the past decade, the United States has become a less violent country in every way save one. As Amer ... HOUSTON, May 22 ...