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
Unemployment: Troubles Ahead For Emerging Markets
Seeking Alpha - 5/4/2016 1:26:36 AM
The global picture Chart 1 provides a measure of the global unemployment rate based on data for 116 countries, of which 37 countries are classified as "advanced" (a term used in the IMF's World Economic Outlook to refer to high-income countries ...
NZ jobless rate on the rise
NYSE Post - 5/4/2016 11:59:31 PM
The unemployment rate in New Zealand increased to 5.7% in the first quarter ... we'd contend New Zealand's employment rate remains among the highest handful of any country in the world". The growth in people employed (1.2 per cent) exceeded the growth ...
Suicides rise at a startling rate
Workers World - 5/1/2016 11:55:55 PM
Fred Goldstein describes how capitalists drive up profits at the expense of the workers in his Workers World article “Slowdown, unemployment ... the highest rate of suicide of any U.S. population group, and that rate is growing. (Indian Country Today ...
Brazil’s unemployment jumps in Q1 as 11mn seek jobs
Business Recorder - 4/29/2016 6:29:00 PM
in a threat to years of progress against poverty in one of world's most unequal countries. The national unemployment rate replaced a narrower monthly calculation discontinued last month by IBGE that covered only Brazil's six largest metropolitan areas.
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 ...
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
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
... worst unemployment are among the highest in the developed world. In 2012, government debt as a percentage of GDP exceeded 110% in four of the 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates, and six were among the top 20% for debts as a percentage of ...
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 ...
South Carolina ranks in top 10 states with highest unemployment rates
Island Packet Online - 4/29/2016 10:43:43 AM
The past seven years have seen a much-needed steady decline to today's rate of 5 percent, a welcomed sight for the country's workforce. The dropping unemployment rate has been felt nationwide, but at the state level, the results have been more mixed.
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 ...
Clinton courts coal-country unions with eye toward fighting Trump | Reuters
Firstpost - 5/2/2016 11:26:06 PM
Clinton has pledged more than $30 billion to help regions that depend on coal, but her promise was overshadowed when she said in March that the country would "put a ... West Virginia's unemployment rate of 6.5 percent in March was well above the national ...
Saudi minister 'not satisfied' with female employment rate
Dawn - 5/3/2016 8:15:48 AM
Female Saudi unemployment rose last year to almost 34 ... But the kingdom has some of the world's toughest restrictions on females and is the only country where they are not allowed to get behind the wheel. With limited public transport, women must rely ...
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.
US unemployment is relatively low, but wages aren't growing. Why?
weforum.org - 5/4/2016 8:57:34 AM
With thelong-term decline of the U.S. labor force participation rate, the unemployment rate may be slightly overstating the health of the country’s labor market. Measured by the employed share of workers ages 25 to 54, the labor market has a long way to ...
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 ...