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
Unemployment rate in rich countries steady: OECD
Business Recorder - 12/10/2013 1:23:22 PM
PARIS: The unemployment rate across rich countries held steady for the second straight month at 7.9 percent in October, the OECD said on Tuesday with 47.8 million people officially without work in the 34 countries. The eurozone rate dipped over the period ...
Eight countries where people suffer the most
USA Today - 12/5/2013 11:13:18 AM
During the global financial crisis, suffering increased globally. According to a survey recently published by Gallup, 14% of the world's population was suffering in 2012, compared to 11% on average before the recession began. In the United ...
ILO - International Labour Organization : Long-term unemployment, the new challenge for many countries
4-traders - 12/11/2013 2:45:06 AM
GENEVA (ILO News) - Unemployment spells for workers are becoming longer in some countries compared to the pre-crisis situation in 2008, according to the new edition of the ILO Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM). "Headlines on a recent decline in ...