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, 2014See also: Unemployment rate map
South Africa’s unemployment rate vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 5/31/2016 9:44:17 AM
South Africa’s unemployment rate has been ranked as the worst in the world in a new global competitiveness report. The IMD Global Competitiveness Report puts South Africa at 61st out of 61 countries for its unemployment figures, while SA also ranks ...
Millennials name the best countries to live
Newsday - 5/27/2016 1:20:48 AM
A substantial agriculture sector and competitive manufacturing industry have kept Thailand strong and growing with low poverty and unemployment rates. It is the ... It is one of the world's most visited countries, where bustling, modern cities are ...
The 14 Google searches that can predict Britain's unemployment rate
CITY A.M. - 5/31/2016 9:58:36 AM
The three billion searches we make across the world each day using Google may tell us more ... the information to a very valuable use and say they can predict a country's rate of unemployment ahead of the official figures as much as three months beforehand.
Tackling youth unemployment through skills upgrade
The Jakarta Post - 5/31/2016 2:20:29 AM
Indonesia’s unrelenting youth unemployment requires new ... About a fifth of the country’s young men and a third of young women aged 15 to 24 do not have a job nor go to school, the World Bank announced in 2010. Similar concerns were voiced by Gustav ...
German unemployment down to 6 percent in May
Quadrangle - 5/31/2016 11:53:08 AM
The nominal unemployment rate dropped to six percent from 6.3 percent in April, reaching its lowest level since East and West Germany re-united in 1990. The country's job availability ... years of efforts to steer the world's third-largest economy clear ...
Unemployment and austerity 'linked to 260000 extra cancer deaths around world'
The Spectrum - 5/26/2016 6:54:15 PM
The researchers obtained economic data from the World Bank and figures on cancer deaths ... They also compared the information with those of unemployment rates in these countries and their respective governments' spending on public health.
EU unemployment rate hits seven-year low – business live
The Guardian - 5/31/2016 6:16:42 AM
But there’s no prizes for guessing the country with the highest unemployment rates --its Greece (24.2% in February 2016 ... Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business.
Economic crisis, unemployment rates drive excess cancer deaths
Healio - 5/27/2016 8:04:39 PM
Atun and colleagues conducted their unemployment analysis using World Bank ... 5-year survival rates lower than 10% and which included pancreatic cancer and lung cancer — in men and women. Multivariable analyses controlled for country-specific ...
Illinois has highest unemployment rate in US
abc7chicago.com - 5/25/2016 7:28:14 AM
Illinois has the highest unemployment rate in the country, and there are many reasons why jobs are tough to find in the state. "It's hard to get jobs. There's a lot of us in the city that need jobs, especially in my neighborhood," said Lamont Stovall/Uber ...
Is this the answer to youth unemployment in East Asia?
weforum.org - 5/31/2016 2:30:37 PM
Throughout history, nearly every country has faced the challenge of unemployment at some point. From the Great Depression in North America to difficult years following the Second World War – to ... Malaysia’s unemployment rate was at its highest ...
Economic growth not guarantee of poverty alleviation: World labour Org
Firstpost - 5/19/2016 7:06:43 AM
In a recent biennial survey by the Ministry of Statistics, all religious groups seem to have registered an increase in unemployment in rural ... million relatively poor in developed countries. "In the developed world, there has been an absolute increase ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
The Eurozone crisis changed the economic landscape of the world ... rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri Lanka have a lower unemployment rate compared to India. Let’s look at 25 countries with highest ...
Cattaraugus County employment rate has improved since recession
Olean Times-Herald - 5/29/2016 9:10:52 AM
Cattaraugus County’s unemployment ... always had a higher rate of manufacturing jobs than the nation as a whole. “Western New York was almost double the national percentage of manufacturing jobs,” Slenker said. “As other countries entered the ...
Japan’s job availability hits record high but unemployment rate remains flat
Japan Times - 5/31/2016 9:08:30 AM
The nation’s labor market remained tight in April as job availability rose to the highest level in over 24 years and the unemployment rate remained flat at 3.2 ... despite years of efforts to steer the world’s third-largest economy clear of deflation.
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
... worst unemployment are among the highest in the developed world. In 2012, government debt as a percentage of GDP exceeded 110% in four of the 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates, and six were among the top 20% for debts as a percentage of ...