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
China Warms Up to 'Low' Growth Rate Other Countries Would Kill For
Bloomberg - 3/4/2015 7:39:59 PM
“Both registered and surveyed unemployment rates [were] lower than the previous year,” said Premier Li on Jan. 21 at the World Economic Forum in Davos ... Expect the real pain to be reserved for resource-rich countries such as Australia and Russia.
SA in top five of world's most miserable countries
Mail & Guardian Online - 3/5/2015 10:01:58 PM
Ukraine only edges out the Philippines among the countries surveyed and measured by the International Monetary Fund’s proxy for resident income. Unemployment will probably climb to 9.5% in Ukraine this year from its 8.9% rate as of the third quarter in ...
S/Africa’s unemployment rate, highest in G-20 nations –IMF
NATIONAL MIRROR - 3/6/2015 12:25:07 AM
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World markets care little about Chinese rate cut
Salt Lake Tribune - 3/2/2015 5:12:02 PM
London • World stock markets edged lower in European trading ... EUROZONE DATA: Market sentiment in Europe did not hold up despite reports showing unemployment in the 19-country eurozone fell last month to its lowest since 2012 and that consumer prices ...
One fifth of world suicides linked to unemployment
World Socialist Web Site - 2/24/2015 7:28:00 PM
The study uses data on suicide deaths from the World Health Organisation (WHO ... suicide risk associated with unemployment was greater in those countries with a lower unemployment rate. The finding points to the isolating impact of unemployment and ...
Gaza Crisis Worse Than During Israel-Hamas War, Citizens Facing 70 Percent Unemployment and Living Among Ruins, Says Report
The Christian Post - 3/3/2015 11:58:52 PM
With an international embargo hampering reconstruction efforts, close to 1.8 million people are living among the destroyed buildings in the region, and facing a 70 percent unemployment rate ... (Gaza), and at other Arab countries for not following ...
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 ...
Europe swamped with unprecedented torrent of migrants swarming in by land and sea
FOX News - 3/5/2015 5:08:28 PM
Many are aiming to eventually reach other European countries, in part because Spain's unemployment rate stands at 24 percent and is much higher for immigrants. Morocco last month cleared out the migrant camps on Mount Gourougou overlooking Melilla ...
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%.
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 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 ...
Spain Sees Largest Drop In Unemployment In 14 Years
Eurasia Review - 3/4/2015 5:56:47 AM
In the last 12 months, recorded unemployment has fallen by 300,333, the largest year-on-year reduction to unemployment in a single year since 1999, with a 6.24% year-on-year rate of reduction ... number of people in our country”, remarked Engracia ...
Reflections on South Africa's Challenges and Opportunities for Reform - Speech by David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director
EIN News Desk World News Report - 3/5/2015 7:10:10 PM
This is low by emerging market standards. Also, by comparison with those countries, South Africa’s current account and fiscal deficits are elevated and the unemployment rate among the highest in the world. About 1 in 4 South Africans is out of work ...
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/3/2010 11:41:51 AM
The effect is multiplied when it 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 ...
RBA Deputy Governor Lowe: Global Easings Affecting Local Rates
Wall Street Journal - 3/5/2015 2:42:19 AM
SYDNEY—Aggressive monetary easings and currency devaluations by the world’s central banks are having a big impact on the setting of interest rates in Australia, while keeping the local currency artificially high, the country’s central bank said.
Empowerment of special people’ll reduce unemployment – Omotosho
Punch - 3/4/2015 1:31:55 AM
The Chief Executive Officer, Mike Omotosho Foundation, Dr. Mike Omotosho, has said that the empowerment of people with disabilities will greatly reduce the high unemployment rate in Nigeria ... is the practice in advanced countries where he says their ...