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
More Unemployment and Less Security
Counter Punch - 2/12/2016 8:54:36 AM
This will be most acute in middle-income and poor countries, where unemployment is forecast by the ... but in all parts of the world the labor force participation rate — that is, the percentage of those of working age who are employed — is slowly ...
ILO predicts more global youth unemployment
Modern Ghana - 2/12/2016 12:36:31 PM
The world's unemployment rate, he said, showed an increment of 0.7 million since 2014. Mr Pinheiro, however, lamented the fact that the increment in the global unemployment rate 'all happened entirely in developing countries'. Unemployment in Ghana ...
Jobless Claims Report Shows Current Unemployment Rate Remains Steady, While Oil Prices Approach 13-Year Low
The Inquisitr - 2/11/2016 8:51:37 PM
However, most predict U.S. jobless claims will continue to fall and the unemployment rate to remain steady. Approaching a 13-year low, oil prices plunged in response to an oversupply in the world’s crude ... Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that ...
Venezuela Tops World's Most Miserable Economies for Second Year
News Max - 2/4/2016 7:23:52 AM
Galloping inflation at an annual average of 98.3 percent last year alongside 6.8 percent unemployment earned ... it remaining the unhappiest country. The ranking of 63 economies is compiled by adding a country's jobless rate and inflation, a long-standing ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
The Eurozone crisis changed the economic landscape of the world ... rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri Lanka have a lower unemployment rate compared to India. Let’s look at 25 countries with highest ...
Jordan Struggles Under a Wave of Syrian Refugees
New York Times - 2/13/2016 11:19:34 PM
That task, daunting for any large, industrialized country, will be nearly impossible for tiny Jordan, with a population of 7.5 million and an unemployment rate hovering around 22 percent. Jawad Anani, a Jordanian economist and senator, said King Abdullah ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:07:54 PM
According to the World Bank, GDP per capita in Qatar was $93,700 in 2013, while in Macau it was $91,400. That wealth helps their standing in the chart, as a country's unemployment rate only factors in those actively looking for work. If you're the 23-year ...
Unemployment in Arab Countries highest in the world
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/17/2015 11:58:15 AM
According to the report, which collected figures from the International Labor Organization (ILOT), the rate of unemployment in young people in the Arab countries is the highest in the world, representing more than double the global rate of unemployment ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
From 24/7 Wall St., these are the countries with the highest unemployment rates: Italy’s unemployment rate was set ... 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.
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 ...
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 ...
States where the middle class is dying
WLBZ 2 - 2/13/2016 2:58:29 PM
Despite the country’s unemployment rate falling below 5% in January for the first time ... flat for decades is the divergence of productivity and wage growth. Just after World War II — a time many have called America’s golden age — productivity ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
The Guardian - 1/20/2015 10:51:09 AM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...
World stocks drift as Fed watchers await US job data
Denver Post - 2/5/2016 1:46:15 AM
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were uneven Friday as investors ... Analysts expect a solid 200,000 jobs to be added, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 5 percent. However, weaker than expected figures would add to other downbeat economic ...
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/20/2015 10:04:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...