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 10 healthiest countries in the world
Market Watch - 4/23/2015 5:54:45 AM
Unemployment rate: 5.7% (58th lowest) Based on an assessment of healthy behaviors and outcomes, access to health services, and various economic factors, Australia is the 10th healthiest country in the world. The country’s strong national health care ...
Slowdown, unemployment plague world capitalism
Workers World - 4/24/2015 12:02:48 AM
Investors are starting to pull their money out of many countries. The U.S. capitalist ... conservative organization which tends to produce statistics that tone down the facts exposing world imperialism. Unemployment in the U.S. is in the tens of millions ...
Canada makes top five of UN's list of world's happiest countries
The Vancouver Sun - 4/23/2015 11:59:49 AM
Take a sweater or something warm if you visit the world’s happiest countries ... the stock market plunged by more than 90 per cent, and the country was on the verge of bankruptcy. Unemployment tripled, pensions and wages were cut. Yet, despite all ...
Unemployment rate drops in OECD countries
Trend - 4/14/2015 6:05:25 AM
The unemployment rate in the developed countries which are Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development members was down 0.1 percent in February, according to statement from the organization on Monday, Anadolu agency reported. “The OECD ...
Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless rate
Economic Times - 4/23/2015 3:34:34 PM
MADRID: Spain's high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, a reminder in an election year of the challenges the country ... rate of 22.2 per cent, one of the highest levels in the industrialised world.
Countries That Hate America the Most
Yahoo Finance - 4/21/2015 12:37:59 PM
National unemployment rates came from the International Monetary Fund ... Egypt is the most populous country in the Arab world and a key ally of the U.S. in its effort to fight terrorism and promote stability in the region. The disapproval rating remained ...
State's unemployment steady at 5.6%
NWA Online - 4/22/2015 2:06:52 AM
Schlumberger, the world's largest supplier of technology and project ... The Houston-based company employed 126,000 last summer. Nevada had the highest unemployment rate in the country at 7.1 percent, followed by Mississippi at 6.8 percent, South Carolina ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared to the United States’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at just 6.8%.
Australia's jobless rate falls to 6.1%
MENAFN - 4/17/2015 4:17:28 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) Australia's unemployment rate dipped to 6.1 percent in March ... Prague - Czech ice-hockey legend Jaroslav Holik, who led his country's under-20 team to world titles in 2000 and 2001 as a coach, has died at the age of 72, local media ...
Dawn - 4/19/2015 2:53:22 AM
A high-tech economy and a comprehensive system of welfare benefits allow Sweden to enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world ... unemployment rates, of around 3.5 per cent, compared to the alarmingly high levels in other European countries ...
Unemployment ‘a cause of 45,000 suicides each year’
Pakistan Observer - 4/16/2015 8:14:53 PM
To reach their findings, the researchers assessed data from the World Health Organization ... It is possible that an unexpected increase in the unemployment rate may trigger greater fears and insecurity than in countries with higher pre-crisis unemployment ...
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
Reforms needed to heed rising unemployment in GCC: ILO chief
Kuwait Times - 4/20/2015 8:10:08 PM
KUWAIT: A series of structural reforms to the economy and the labor market are urgently needed to heed high unemployment rates in Kuwait and ... structural shift that applies to the world in general and to the GCC countries with particular force ...
Scott Walker vs. the World
New York Times The Opinion Pages - 4/22/2015 4:04:23 PM
These are all pretty strong reactions to remarks that promised, not an end to legal immigration, not a cut to legal immigration, but just “adjustments” made with working class wages and native unemployment rates in mind. It’s true that Walker seems ...
Employ fresh graduates to reduce unemployment – Mahama
Ghana Web - 4/17/2015 2:22:56 PM
President John Mahama has said the unemployment rates in the country could be reduced if the private sector ... falls more on government in order to prepare the young people in the world of work,” he added. Employment resource centre President Mahama ...