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
6 Countries with Low Tax Rates in the World
Silicon India - 7/23/2014 12:38:26 PM
Italy has a market economy characterized by high per capita GDP and low unemployment rates. After World War II, Italy was rapidly transformed from an agriculture based economy into one of the world's most industrialized nations and a leading country in ...
Spain Unemployment Rate Drops as Job Creation Gathers Pace -- 2nd Update
NASDAQ - 7/24/2014 10:06:56 AM
as strong job creation led to a significant decrease in the country's sky-high unemployment rate. The rate, one of the highest in the developed world, fell to 24.5% from 25.9% in the first quarter, the national statistics bureau said Thursday. The number ...
More Nigerians are Underemployed Than Unemployed – World Bank
Ventures - 7/23/2014 9:53:48 AM
World Bank’s Acting Country Manager ... assessment using the International Labour Organisation methodologies would suggest that the unemployment rate in the country was less than 10 per cent compared to the 25 percent figure presented by the Nigerian ...
Spanish unemployment falls on strong job creation
MarketWatch - 7/24/2014 3:33:13 AM
as a period of strong jobs creation led to a significant decrease in the country's sky-high unemployment rate. The rate, one of the highest in the developed world, fell to 24.5% from 25.9% in the first quarter, the national statistics bureau said Thursday.
Turkey’s unemployment rate falls
Business Recorder - 7/15/2014 8:51:42 AM
The unemployment rate now stands at 9 percent of the adult working population, the country's statistics agency, TurkStat, said Tuesday, Anadolu news agency reported. The news comes as inflation was recorded to have fallen to 9.16 percent in June -- fifty ...
Dubious statistical methods skew Vietnam’s unemployment rate
Vietnamnet - 7/23/2014 8:56:32 AM
Vietnam is known as the country with the lowest unemployment rate in the world. The unemployment rate of four percent would be considered an “ideal figure” in other economies. Meanwhile, in Vietnam, a developing country which has been undergoing an ...
Spain Unemployment Rate Drops as Job Creation Gathers Pace
Wall Street Journal - 7/24/2014 5:56:23 AM
Mr. Rajoy has focused on lowering the country's unemployment rate and has stood by the 2012 reform despite ... Rebels Paid Off Twitter Facebook Email Comments 2 Opinion: Obama to World: Drop Dead Subscriber Content Read Preview Twitter Facebook Email ...
Brazil's Unemployment Mostly Declines in June, Results Partial
NASDAQ - 7/24/2014 12:30:06 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO--Unemployment in Brazil mostly declined last month despite the World Cup soccer ... Joblessness in Sao Paulo, the country's largest city, was stable at 5.1% in June, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, said Thursday.
Africa's high youth unemployment: is population to blame?
theguardian.com - 7/11/2014 3:37:19 PM
there is a higher unemployment rate amongst individuals who have received secondary education than amongst those with lower education. By 2050, Tanzania's population is projected to reach 138 million, making it the 13th most populous country in the world.
Spain boosts job market, driving unemployment down
onlinecasinoarchives.com - 7/24/2014 11:25:40 AM
Spains unemployment rate was one of the highest in the world at nearly 26%. It still is incredibly high ... the highest figure since 2005. The country has struggled economically since the housing bubble burst in 2008 and sent millions of unskilled ...
Unemployment rate rises to 7.1% in June
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Meanwhile, the official unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a point to 7.1 per ... Canada is doing better than practically everyone else and that the country has led the industrialized world in job creation. But the latter boast is wearing thin ...
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 ...
Spain’s unemployment crisis eases: official data
Business Recorder - 7/24/2014 7:50:55 AM
MADRID: The unemployment rate in Spain fell sharply in the second quarter slipping beneath 25.0-percent, official data showed on Thursday in a further sign that the country is pulling away from deep economic crisis. The rate fell by 1.45 percentage points ...
Illinois unemployment rate falls again in June
Businessweek - 7/18/2014 1:48:48 PM
But Illinois has lagged behind the nation in recovering from the recession, with the state's unemployment rate among the worst in the country for months ... a Fresh Chapter in Its Plan to Conquer the World Iraq's Waterless Christians: The Campaign to ...
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/2/2010 11:53:11 PM
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 ...