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
Boost for Hollande as French jobless rate falls
The Irish Times - 3/6/2014 8:49:35 AM
France’s unemployment rate fell to 10.2 per cent in the fourth quarter, providing the first quarterly decline in two years and a boost for president Francois Hollande. The unemployment rate, measured according to the International Labour Organisation’s ...
What is Ghana’s unemployment rate?
Spy Ghana - 3/6/2014 2:33:11 PM
In spite of the resources spent on these exercises ... figures are left out deliberately in order not to scare the people with the alarming figures. What is worrying is that whereas the state is able to tell the number of people employed in the formal ...
Eurozone unemployment rate stuck at 12 percent, inflation rate stable at 0.8 percent
FOX News - 2/28/2014 10:08:17 AM
BRUSSELS – Official data show the unemployment rate for the 18-country eurozone was unchanged in January at a near-record 12 percent and inflation was stable. The European Union's statistics agency said Friday that some 19.175 million were ...
Greece's Jobless Rate Remains High
The Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2014 5:43:28 AM
ATHENS—Greece's unemployment rate remained at stratospherically high levels in December, according to the latest jobs data, underscoring how the country at the epicenter of Europe's protracted debt crisis still faces a long road to economic recovery.
Unemployment rate falls to 11.9%
Sunday World - 3/5/2014 12:32:40 PM
The dole figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed that the number seeking benefits has fallen for 20 months in a row and the unemployment rate has ... the example of their counterparts in countries like Germany and Austria and be ...
Top 5 countries with the lowest unemployment
worldfinance.com - 2/25/2014 10:04:41 AM
In fact, figures from the Bank of Thailand suggest that working hours in the country are extremely low, with many people working fewer than 20 hours a week. Over the course of 2013, unemployment rates in Singapore dropped significantly, from 2.1 percent to ...
Jason Kenney looks to Germany for help at curbing Canada’s youth unemployment rate
Yahoo News Canada - 3/4/2014 10:13:41 PM
The Harper government is looking to Europe, of all places, for some economic guidance. Minister of Employment and Social Development Jason Kenney will lead a delegation to Germany next week to learn how that country is able to consistently buck the ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
The country’s government expects the unemployment rate to remain above 10 per cent in 2014 but the economy ... growing economies in the world, according to Wikipedia. Turkey’s unemployment rate, however, has remained around 10 per cent in recent ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
Summertime, and the livin’s … well, not easy for a growing number of European countries reeling from the lingering debt crisis. This summer, the eurozone had the unwelcome distinction of breaking a record for high unemployment. In June 2012 ...
Turkey's unemployment rate at 9.7 percent in 2013
worldbulletin.net - 3/6/2014 10:22:38 AM
In 2013, the unemployment rate in urban areas was ... Turkey ranked first in terms of increasing its workforce among 32 countries in developed and developing regions, according to the IMF. Europe's statistics office, Eurostat, estimated that 26.231 million ...
Countries with the Highest Unemployment Rate
jobs.siliconindia.com - 9/17/2013 11:59:52 PM
Though the country has excelled in telecommunication infrastructure and education, unemployment ... s image as a world power has recently taken a beating. It is severely affected by recession, and in fact, as per Eurostat, which is EU’s statistics ...
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.
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 ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
theconversation.com - 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 ...
World unemployment rising; rates, responses vary
usatoday30.usatoday.com - 10/2/2009 11:32:18 AM
And European Union figures for the 16 countries using the euro show a rate of 9.6% for August. In the developing world, the downturn has also taken its toll. Unemployment in Brazil appears to be easing a bit, but Mexico in August posted its ...