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
High unemployment rate, bane of Nigeria’s economic growth — World Bank
Vanguard - 7/20/2015 11:37:11 PM
LOKOJA—The World Bank has attributed Nigeria’s stunt economic growth to the high rate of unemployment that has bedevilled the country. World Bank Team Task Leader for Youth Employment and Social Support Operation, YESSO, Mr. Foluso Ogunmadewa stated ...
Armenia grappling with unemployment ‘disease’
Azer News - 7/30/2015 10:46:33 AM
A study by the World Bank that is conducted in low-income countries shows that the labor market in Armenia and Georgia is suffering from lack of experienced employees and highlighted the fact that there is a high unemployment rate among university ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:29:23 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 ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 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%.
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 ...
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 Fed and cheap oil will continue to support world growth
Forex Street - 7/21/2015 8:26:54 AM
Although the Federal Reserve (Fed) made it clear at its June meeting that it will start to raise interest rates very soon ... This will provide a significant boost for world growth, especially for the emerging countries with a relatively unbalanced ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 1/21/2015 9:09:45 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 ...
Unemployment in Brazil rises for 6th straight month
India TV - 7/24/2015 1:56:47 AM
Sao Paulo: Brazil's unemployment ... and Statistics (IBGE) reported on Thursday. Joblessness was up 0.2 percent from May and by 2.1 percent compared with June 2014, the IBGE said. The monthly figure reflects employment conditions in the country's six ...
West Virginia unemployment up again, highest in US in June
7 WTRF-TV - 7/22/2015 2:13:29 AM
(AP) - West Virginia's unemployment rate has risen ... of the largest Italian festivals in the country and honor some of the men and women that also help make it one of the best. Local Dance Studio Competes at World Dance Championship for Second Year ...
Detroit unemployment remains more than twice level of state, nation
Michigan Chronicle - 7/28/2015 9:47:29 PM
Last week, Bloomberg News came out with a widely-circulated upbeat story trumpeting how the level of unemployment throughout the country continues to decline at a noticeable rate, thanks largely ... be re-introduced to the world, those pesky facts and ...
The 11 Countries with the Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/1/2015 2:31:01 AM
Let’s explore the places with a lack of opportunity in this list of the 11 countries with the highest unemployment rates in the world. Employment is vital both for an individual and the government. Work allows the country to increase its output and gross ...
Solution to most world problems below our feet
The News-Press - 7/29/2015 3:12:35 PM
failing economies and unemployment. The world is suffering in many ways because of the need for energy and the displacement of money given to countries that have an abundance of easily accessible crude oil. If we could solve every country’s dependence on ...
Sona promises: Has Aquino cut poverty incidence by half?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 7/25/2015 8:43:38 AM
The World Bank economist also noted that the robust economic growth being enjoyed by the country is now more and more reflected in the number of jobs being created, noting how the unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent in October last year, the lowest in ...