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
11 Countries With the Highest Inflation Rates in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/28/2015 5:56:11 AM
The 11 countries with the highest inflation rates in the world are battling one of the most pestering ... This is because inflation also has positive effects, mainly manifested in unemployment reduction, healthy interest rates and many others.
Why there is high Rate of Youth Unemployment in Puntland, Somalia?
Horseed Media - 5/25/2015 6:38:31 PM
Due to unemployment we are wasting our country’s human resource. According to a UN report, unemployment rate for youths in Somalia is one of the highest in the world at 67% among all 14 to 29-year-olds — 61% among men and 74% among women. The Somalia ...
Widespread Youth Unemployment Seen as Worldwide Risk
youthtoday.org - 5/27/2015 5:00:06 AM
And the World Economic Forum called the high ... with college degrees are unable to find jobs and some countries have more than 50 percent youth unemployment.” The youth unemployment rate across the globe is three times as high as the rate for the ...
Spain criticizes quotas of migrants for European countries, citing its high unemployment rate
FOX News - 5/18/2015 3:47:52 PM
Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo says the plan doesn't account for Spain's sky-high jobless rate of nearly 24 percent and the country's efforts to prevent illegal migration from North Africa via Spain to other European countries. Garcia ...
EU countries' resistance could frustrate migrant relocation plan
Channel News Asia - 5/27/2015 4:55:56 PM
Under the proposals, migrants would be shared out according to each EU country's population, economy and unemployment rate. Germany would take around 22 percent of the migrants from Italy and Greece, or 8,700, while France would take 17 percent ...
World's most powerful democracies discuss how to help growth
Lincoln Journal Star - 5/25/2015 11:53:29 PM
Runza Restaurants plans to tear down the Runza at 33rd Street and Nebraska 2 and rebuild it from scratch. Nebraska and Lincoln, which have the lowest unemployment rates in the country, continued to see those rates fall in April.
Planting SEEDS amidst poverty, Wilson Chandler is making an impact abroad
Yardbarker - 5/28/2015 6:20:39 PM
Senegal is by definition a third world country and being so, comes with many of the same ... (42 of the bottom 50 are in Africa) an unemployment rate hovering near 50 percent, and an extremely broken and under-funded hospital system resulting in a high ...
Unemployment is a big threat to eurozone economy
Market Watch - 5/24/2015 10:54:25 AM
SINTRA, Portugal--High and divergent unemployment rates ... between countries," Mr. Draghi said on Saturday. "They tend to become explosive; therefore they are going to threaten the existence of the monetary union." The eurozone is the world's second ...
Unemployment Is a Big Threat to Eurozone Economy, Officials Warn
Wall Street Journal - 5/24/2015 3:12:07 PM
SINTRA, Portugal—High and divergent unemployment rates ... between countries,” Mr. Draghi said on Saturday. “They tend to become explosive; therefore they are going to threaten the existence of the monetary union.” The eurozone is the world ...
Asia stocks ruffled by Greece crunch, Fed rate hike views
La Crosse Tribune - 5/27/2015 1:54:00 AM
Fed Chair Janet Yellen implied that an interest rate hike is ... push it out of the 19-country eurozone, a step that could shake the currency union and the global economy. JOBS DATA: The U.S. Labor Department reports on state unemployment rates for April.
Nigeria: Unemployment Crisis and Government's Mythical Statistics
AllAfrica - 5/28/2015 10:28:12 AM
For the incoming government, at all levels they should take care not to be misled by trending statistics; Nigeria's unemployment ... development of the MSME sector if the crisis of unemployment in the country is to be genuinely addressed.
Jobless Alert: 9 UAE, Gulf firms will make you job-ready
Emirates247 - 5/29/2015 7:06:35 AM
Companies from others countries are Abdul Latif Jameel ... half of Mena’s 381 million residents are below the age of 25 – the world’s highest regional youth unemployment rate. The Human Capital Index 2015, released last week by the World Economic ...
Sri Lankan Women Stymied by Archaic Job Market
Inter Press Service - 5/28/2015 8:43:49 PM
In 2012, the Gender Gap Report produced by the World Economic Forum ranked Sri Lanka 39 th out of 135 countries surveyed ... and 74.6 percent are women. The female unemployment rate in Sri Lanka is over two-and-a-half times that of the male rate ...
Japan's unemployment rate stands at 3.3 pct in April
China - 5/29/2015 12:47:12 AM
The unemployment rate in Japan stood at 3.3 percent in April, down from 3.4 percent in the previous month, the Japanese government said Friday. Meanwhile, the country's job availability hit an about 23-year best level in the reporting month, separated ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 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 ...