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
Greek Jobless Rate Dips Further to 25.5 Percent
New York Times - 12/18/2014 6:15:20 AM
ATHENS, Greece — Official Greek figures show unemployment in the country fell further to 25.5 percent in the ... which has a population of around 11 million. The jobless rate fell by 6.9 percent compared to the same three months last year, when it ...
Canada's unemployment rate goes up as the country lost 10,700 jobs in November
CP24 - 12/5/2014 7:52:28 PM
but experts remained optimistic Friday about the country's labour prospects for the future. Statistics Canada's latest batch of monthly data showed the economy shed 10,700 net jobs last month and nudged the unemployment rate up slightly to 6.6 per cent.
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 ...
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%.
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 ...
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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 11:11:12 AM
Which European countries have the highest unemployment rates? Data from the CIA’s World Factbook paints a grim picture. Check out Europe’s top-ten most unemployed countries below: List of countries by unemployment rate - Wikipedia, the free
A stunning map of depression rates around the world
Washington Post - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
Redder countries have higher depression rates. Bluer countries have lower depression rates. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post) The Middle East and North Africa suffer the world’s highest depression rates, according to a new study by researchers at ...
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the highest) For the second consecutive year ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo Finance - 6/15/2012 4:14:54 PM
[Related: Degrees for Those with College Dreams] With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from ...
Why Bosnia has the world's highest youth unemployment rate
Global Post - 10/7/2014 11:54:15 PM
At 57.5 percent, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s youth unemployment rate is the highest in the world ... send home remittances that represent 13 percent of the country’s GDP, one of world’s highest rates. Marko, the political science graduate, said he too ...
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/13/2010 11:57:55 PM
Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust ... According to the International Monetary Fund and the CIA World Factbook, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria currently have unemployment rates significantly lower than the United ...
Vietnam among countries with the lowest unemployment rates
Vietnamnet - 1/23/2014 6:40:26 AM
VietNamNet Bridge - Although the unemployment rate increased slightly from 1.81% to 1.9% over the same period of 2012, Vietnam is still among the countries with the lowest ... recovery of the global economy, the world labor market could not be improved.
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 7:33:19 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... Sinodinos' source is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries' unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed ...