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, 2014See also: Unemployment rate map
Poorest Countries In Europe
worldatlas.com - 12/8/2016 5:17:49 PM
However, in spite of the reforms, the country has a high unemployment rate of 27.3% as of 2015 and a high poverty ... Inflation gripped the country and in 1993, Ukraine became the world record holder for inflation in 1 calendar year. By 1999, the GDP ...
No Overstatement: Structural Unemployment Is the Biggest Economic Threat
realmoney.thestreet.com - 12/3/2016 4:55:06 PM
The overstatement of job creation and understatement of unemployment in Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly reports is a topic ... crisis that's never occurred before -- as will every other country. The first thing needed is awareness and public ...
US Job Report - 178,000 More Jobs, Unemployment Falls To 4.6% But Manufacturing Loses 4,000
Forbes - 12/2/2016 4:49:08 PM
This latest jobs report for the US for November is an interesting little set of statistics. We’re going to hear ... Just like is happening in the rest of the world in fact, every country, yes even China, is losing manufacturing employment.
Countries With the Most Generous Welfare Programs
Yahoo Finance - 11/30/2016 11:07:54 AM
In the first quarter of 2015, Greece’s unemployment rate exceeded 25% ... Sweden’s total public spending is among the highest in the world relative to the size of the country’s economy. Social spending includes programs devoted to the welfare ...
ICT has potential to address country’s unemployment
Kuensel Online - 12/8/2016 11:05:35 AM
Tech: Imagine a future where you have access to high-speed Internet connectivity at an affordable rate. A network ... e-governance in the country, poor Internet connectivity has deterred the country’s venture into the IT world. The AP-IS is a 62-member ...
Three million jobs needed to maintain unemployment rate
Republika Online - 12/8/2016 5:24:58 PM
In fact, we need to create at least 3 million jobs per year to maintain the unemployment rate at the current ... Guy Ryder said that globally, countries are struggling to create jobs due to the sluggish movement of the world's economy.
Real World Economics: Minnesota’s labor shortage cuts both ways
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 12/3/2016 4:33:38 PM
Minnesota’s “official” unemployment rate ... people they desire at a wage rate they want to pay than it was even a year ago. It is much harder in comparison to conditions prevailing over the last nine years. Real World Economics: Trump should tread ...
SD needs to create at least 250 000 jobs - World Bank
observer.org.sz - 12/7/2016 1:19:47 AM
just to ensure the current employment rate remains the same. A study conducted by the World Bank said the country currently suffers from a double digit unemployment rate and government therefore, needs to put in place policies that would create employment ...
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down further
Associated Press - 12/1/2016 11:06:43 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone edged down further in October, to 9.8 percent from 9.9 percent the previous month. Statistics agency Eurostat said Thursday that the number of people out of work fell by 178,000 over the month.
Europe's Trump moment: Countries see rise of populist leaders amid anger over economy, migrant crisis
FOX News - 11/30/2016 11:32:22 PM
Italians quickly soured to him as the country continued to struggle economically and unemployment rates remained high. Adding to the fiscal woes, Italy has also been one of the main landing points for migrants from North Africa and many Italians are upset ...
The country that closed all their McDonald’s, Starbucks and other foreign restaurants
stocknewsusa.com - 11/29/2016 4:02:35 PM
the unemployment rate is almost nonexistent and the public debt registered astonishing numbers. Today, 90% of the homes in Iceland are heated with geothermal water. In addition, Iceland is the third happiest country in the world, according to the latest UN ...
Youth Unemployment Has Damaging Health Effects
Call UP - 12/6/2016 5:55:58 PM
But new analysis reveals just how bad it can be for unemployed youth in high-income countries. The Gallup-Healthways ... a peer group lessens the health effects of unemployment. In Spain, youth unemployment rates reached more than 50% two years ago ...
World Bank lauds Ethiopia’s economic growth in a report
Nazret - 12/8/2016 8:49:34 AM
“Economic growth remained at a respectable 8% in 2015/16, which is impressive especially compared to previous drought situations which often resulted in economic contraction,” said Carolyn Turk, World Bank Country ... real exchange rate led to a ...
What the world worries about
The Economist online - 11/24/2016 7:57:35 PM
A recent survey of 25 countries by Ipsos MORI ... In France, the proportion of people who worry about unemployment is five times the actual rate of the unemployed. In Britain, anxiety over immigration is more than three times higher than the percentage ...
Zuma gave South Africa an 'almost hard to believe Hollywood script' in 2016 - Maimane lashes the president
timeslive.co.za - 12/8/2016 5:32:08 PM
In a year in which President Zuma could not recite his own Nine-Point Plan to reduce unemployment in Parliament‚ over 9-million South Africans remained jobless – with the unemployment rate hitting ... tells the rest of the world that we do not believe ...