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 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 9/2/2014 8:36:32 AM
Bloomberg's Alex Tanzi compiled a list of the "most miserable countries" in the world according to this index ... Bloomberg left them off because either the unemployment rate or inflation rate (or both) were absent or dated. But we thought we'd share ...
Business Insider: Greece Is the Third Most Miserable Place in the World
Greek Reporter Greece - 9/2/2014 5:33:25 PM
Business Insider classified Greece among the most miserable countries in the world, based on the unemployment rate and the high prices of products. Business Insider cites a Bloomberg survey that counts misery in each country with the “misery index.”
Spain's unemployment remains stubbornly high: 4.5 million in August
MercoPress - 9/3/2014 5:29:14 AM
The rise means there were 4,427,930 Spaniards registered as looking for work at the country's unemployment offices at the end ... previous quarter but still one of the highest rates in the developed world, second only to Greece in the Euro zone.
Tackling unemployment: Report says Nigeria requires 4.5million new jobs annually
dailypost.ng - 9/1/2014 6:36:02 AM
While the country’s economy is said to have grown at the rate of seven per cent during the ... there is in Nigeria evidence of a close correlation between youth unemployment and rising armed violence. “The World Bank identifies the increasing magnitude ...
Obama on Labor Day touts economic gains under his leadership, is mum on pressing world concerns
FOX News - 9/1/2014 8:19:14 PM
President Obama used Labor Day to tout the country’s economic gains under his leadership ... He also pointed out that the U.S. unemployment rate now stands at 6.2 percent, dropping 1.1 points over the past year, after peaking at 10 percent in October ...
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 ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 9:52:16 AM
Bulgaria is an exception. The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared with the U.S.’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the Eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at ...
German unemployment rate up slightly to 6.7 percent with 2.90 million jobless
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 8/28/2014 6:55:06 AM
BERLIN — Germany's Federal Labor Office says the country's jobless rate ticked up slightly to ... 2.90 million people out of work in August overall, and as a result the unemployment rate inched 0.1 percentage point higher from July.
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 6/29/2010 4:56:21 PM
The effect is multiplied when 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 younger ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 3:14:35 PM
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
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%.
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust ... According to the International Monetary Fund and the CIA World Factbook, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria currently have unemployment rates significantly lower than the United ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
CNBC - 6/7/2012 11:55:22 PM
With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from the International Labour Organization (ILO).The ...
World unemployment rising; rates, responses vary
U-T San Diego - 9/30/2009 11:59:08 PM
Unemployment rates in the 30 wealthy countries that belong to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development range from a low of 3.2 percent in the Netherlands to 17.6 percent in Spain, according to July figures. In the developing world ...