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 ...
Eurozone Economy Grows, but Total Output Still Lags Behind 2008
New York Times - 2/12/2016 11:17:46 AM
The 19-country eurozone ... grew at an annual rate of 1.1 percent in the last quarter of 2015. But total economic output for the year remained lower than when the global economic crisis began, in 2008. Since then, much of the rest of the world, including ...
Eurozone economy grew a paltry 0.3 percent in Q4
The Tampa Tribune - 2/12/2016 10:34:49 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — The 19-country eurozone grew by a paltry quarterly rate of ... growth remains way below levels that would markedly reduce the bloc's unemployment rate, which is still above 10 percent. Growth across many parts of the eurozone has been ...
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 ...
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 ...
Trump: U.S. in a Big Fat Ugly Bubble and being Controlled by China
Fox Business - 2/11/2016 3:43:49 PM
The markets are tanking and there’s turmoil all around the world -- and ... largely by Asia and by countries like China… And they manipulate their currency and we don’t.” He also discussed why he thinks the 5% unemployment rate is “phony.”
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 ...
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 ...
Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes
Juneau Empire - 2/11/2016 9:10:06 AM
But Yellen made clear that the Fed won’t likely find it necessary to cut rates after ... not suggest that the world’s second-largest economy is undergoing a sharp slowdown, Yellen said. But she added that declines in that country’s currency have ...
The US “Plan B” for Syria and the threat of world war
World Socialist Web Site - 2/12/2016 6:52:55 AM
The study found further that the country’s unemployment rate had soared from 14.9 percent in 2011 to ... on the vast energy resources of the Middle East. The threat of world war is posed not merely by the prospect of US and Russian warplanes facing ...