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
US Job Report - 178,000 More Jobs, Unemployment Falls To 4.6% But Manufacturing Loses 4,000
Forbes - 12/2/2016 4:49:08 PM
This latest jobs report for the US for November is an interesting little set of statistics. We’re going to hear ... Just like is happening in the rest of the world in fact, every country, yes even China, is losing manufacturing employment.
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 2:29:23 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 ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
and the country is highly susceptible to exogenous shocks, according to the World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country did not experience popular uprisings like other North African nations did in 2011 ...
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down further
news.xfoor.com - 12/1/2016 1:01:15 PM
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down furtherU.S. News & World ReportThe unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone edged down further in October, to 9.8 percent from 9.9 percent the previous month. Dec. 1, 2016, at 5:53 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn ...
Countries With the Most Generous Welfare Programs
Yahoo Finance - 11/30/2016 11:07:54 AM
In the first quarter of 2015, Greece’s unemployment rate exceeded 25% ... Sweden’s total public spending is among the highest in the world relative to the size of the country’s economy. Social spending includes programs devoted to the welfare ...
U.S. adds 178,000 jobs in November, jobless rate at 4.6%
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 12/2/2016 9:06:50 PM
Employers added 178,000 jobs in November, the government said, extending the longest streak of hiring since World War II. And the unemployment rate sank from 4.9 percent ... notes that most European countries also lost manufacturing jobs, yet haven ...
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 ...
Highest Female Unemployment Rates In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/11/2016 11:56:38 PM
Some of the countries with the highest female unemployment rates in the world are detailed below. Most of the Yemeni women mainly carry out unpaid jobs such as farming, collecting firewood, and herding. The unemployment rate for Yemeni women stands at 39.2 ...
World stocks, oil fall ahead of US job data, Italian vote
The Miami Herald - 12/2/2016 4:10:21 AM
leaving the unemployment rate at 4.9 percent, according to FactSet data. That would underscore the strength in the world's biggest economy and strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. Ultra-low rates have sustained an ...
World – OECD unemployment rate remains stable in August
www2.staffingindustry.com - 10/12/2016 11:44:33 AM
The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation) unemployment rate was stable at 6.3% in August 2016, the same as the previous month. Across the OECD area, which includes its 35 member countries, 39.4 million people were unemployed, 9.5 million less than ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 4:34:21 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries’ unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed and important ...
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 ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo News - 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 ...
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: Unemployment rate (May): 12.2% Credit ... 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.