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
Political instability has 'surely' affected employment rates:ALO
MENAFN - 3/30/2015 10:05:07 AM
The Arab region generally has the highest unemployment rates amongst the world. The rates of the total unemployment ... effective policies and mechanisms that might be helpful for Arab countries to minimise the unemployment rate and to promote employment ...
Jordan sees drop in tourism as country pays the price for its role in Islamic State fight
FOX News - 3/30/2015 6:44:41 AM
The official unemployment rate is close to 12 percent, though actual joblessness is believed to much higher, especially among young Jordanians, creating potentially fertile ground for extremism. In Petra, a UNESCO World ... him the country is safe, he ...
The 10 smallest countries in the world
travel.iafrica.com - 3/26/2015 9:19:45 AM
In terms of GDP per capita, it is the second richest country in the world. It has a small population - only 35 000 - and an astounding unemployment rate of only 1.5%. 5. San Marino - 61.2 km 2 San Marino is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy with a ...
The Real Reasons So Many People in Rich Countries Need State Handouts
News Week - 3/28/2015 10:21:48 AM
How can it be that so many people in the richest countries are dependent on handouts ... Another place he reveres is Singapore, which has achieved the lowest unemployment rate in the advanced world by offering only temporary benefits – and removing ...
World View: Countries Line up for and Against Saudi Intervention in Yemen
Breitbart News - 3/28/2015 3:51:05 PM
Puerto Rico bankruptcy may be imminent, potentially a ‘seminal event’ Israel releases tax revenue collections to Palestinian Authority Mideast nations line up for and against Saudi airstrikes in Yemen Mideast countries opposed to Saudi intervention in ...
World Week Ahead: U.S. Economy Needs Winter to End
The Wall Street Journal - 3/30/2015 9:36:29 AM
WRAP: A flurry of Federal Reserve speaking engagements mid-week should help shed light on where the consensus lies within the Fed on when and how aggressively to start raising rates ... live up to its potential? WORLD: Many countries with predominantly ...
Why the Real Unemployment Rate is Double the ‘Official’ Unemployment Rate
Counter Punch - 3/19/2015 11:54:12 PM
The “official” unemployment rate in the United States ... Indeed, most of this reserve army is located in the underdeveloped countries of the world, though its growth can be seen today in the rich countries as well.” [page 145] The earliest countries ...
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 ...
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%.
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 8:55:12 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
Further welfare cuts being considered by UK Conservatives
World Socialist Web Site - 3/30/2015 5:04:28 AM
With an official unemployment rate of 1.86 million and minimum wage rates of just £2.73 to £6.50, depending on age, Cameron washed his hands of the impact of the cap, stating, “This country is generating jobs at a record rate and there is a record ...
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/9/2015 1:40:43 PM
The world’s youth unemployment rate may be “six or seven times” what the International ... you’re technically not unemployed. People in poor countries are often underemployed or underpaid,” Reese told IPS. “Unemployment statistics don’t ...
10 countries with the worst retirement security
Yahoo Finance - 3/24/2015 3:12:53 PM
The countries are measured on criteria such as access to health care, life expectancy, unemployment, income equality ... with one of the highest rates of HIV in the world — 23% of adults, according to 2012 data from the CIA’s World Fact Book.
Idaho veterans' unemployment marks third-lowest in nation
KHQ - 3/21/2015 6:44:02 PM
The unemployment rate among Idaho's veterans is now the third-lowest in the country, after dropping almost 5 percentage ... (KHQ.COM)- Hang Son Doong in Vietnam is the largest cave in the world. Located in the Quang Binh province, the cave was initially ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
CNBC - 6/11/2005 11:55:09 PM
With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from the International Labour Organization (ILO).The ...