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
World Bank: Ebola's Economic Impact Expected to be High
Voice of America - 1/28/2015 11:03:09 AM
The World Bank says the three countries most affected by Ebola will suffer a combined $1.6 billion in economic losses in 2015 due to the ongoing outbreak. Unemployment rates are also expected to remain high, with cross-border traders, private-sector wage ...
How Investors in the United States Should Think About the Events in Greece
The Motley Fool - 1/28/2015 7:09:54 PM
Faced with an apocalyptic unemployment rate of 28% ... reached levels not seen in the developed world since the Great Depression. The problem for Greece is that Germany and other fiscally conservative European countries aren't sympathetic to its predicament.
The 29 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 1/23/2015 2:43:49 PM
Venezuela, is again, the most miserable nation in the world, according to new analysis published by the Cato Institute. Cato's Misery Index ranks 108 countries based on ... lending rates, and unemployment figures together and then subtracts year-on-year ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 1/20/2015 12:24:13 PM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...
Canada the 20th ‘least miserable’ country in world ranking
Globe and Mail - 1/28/2015 6:55:35 PM
It may be an odd measurement, but Canada scores relatively high as the 20th “least miserable” country in a new global ranking ... The index looks at measures such as unemployment, inflation, interest rates and gross domestic product, and was built ...
World Misery Index: Serbia one of the poorest countries in the world
InSerbia - 1/25/2015 5:44:35 AM
... the most poor countries in the world, published by Cato Institute, Serbia is at the infamous eighth place out of 109 countries, writes “Blic”. Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment, and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic ...
Unemployment rate to rise over next five years – ILO
Citi FM Online - 1/25/2015 11:13:52 AM
It said two regions, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, accounted for three quarters of the world ... acute in countries and regions where youth unemployment was high or rising rapidly. The report said in line with the global unemployment rate, social ...
Montana's Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.2 Percent
8 News KULR8 - 1/27/2015 12:37:23 PM
HELENA (AP) - Montana's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent in December ... overnight.Facebook says the outage that made the sites inaccessible around the world for about an hour was the result of a technical change it had made.
Jobless-rate moves in 2014: Colorado best, Louisiana worst
WNDU - 1/27/2015 10:02:53 PM
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado's unemployment rate fell by a third. Louisiana's jumped nearly a quarter. Across the country, changes in unemployment rates varied from state to state in 2014, but collectively the numbers ...
Unemployment rate in France hits new record in December
MENAFN - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
(MENAFN) Unemployment ... Gulf Arab countries may need to rethink policy: Qatari banker, Khaleej Times (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai - Gulf Arab oil states may need to rethink longstanding economic policies, including their fixed exchange rates, over ...
SA ranks 8th on worst unemployment rate list
ENCA - 1/20/2015 11:05:28 AM
About 201 million people were jobless around the world last year ... According to the projection, the 10 countries with the highest projected unemployment rates for 2015 are: Mauritania (30.9 percent), Reunion (29.4 percent), Macedonia (28.2 percent ...
Carson City unemployment rate down 2.2 percent for 2014
Carson Now - 1/27/2015 7:36:44 AM
Unemployment in Nevada's capital city fell 2.2 percentage points over the year, ending December with a rate of 7 percent ... A bit of Americana now and then to remind us all of the great country in which we live is always appropriate and welcome.
Spain jobless rate falls in 2014 but long road ahead to recovery
Business Recorder - 1/22/2015 6:19:45 PM
MADRID: Spain's unemployment rate fell for the second straight year in 2014, official data showed Thursday, but at 23.7 percent the country's labour market still faces a long road to recovery. Joblessness fell from 25.7 percent in 2013 as the large ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/16/2013 11:53:53 PM
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 ...
Donald Trump: The U.S. Is ‘Getting Laughed At By Everybody’
The Inquisitr - 1/24/2015 11:53:49 PM
“I look at the country, I see how we’re doing ... t believe the economy is improving and the job numbers are fictitious and that the real unemployment rate is closer to 20 percent — because those who have given up looking for work or can’t get ...