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
World's young jobseekers still struggling, says ILO
The Guardian - 10/8/2015 8:22:05 PM
Youth unemployment rates, by region, 1995 and 2005−14 ... again the organisation raised concerns about the uneven pattern around the world. In low-income countries, 31% of young people had no educational qualifications at all, compared with 6% in ...
The Growing Unemployment
Leadership - 10/10/2015 2:40:18 AM
The unemployment rate is the percentage change of the civilian labour ... The only viable business in Nigeria is politics. This is the only country in the world where the majority of the citizens want to be engaged in politics. It is the most profitable ...
Youth jobless rate "still well above pre-crisis levels"
unmultimedia.org - 10/7/2015 11:58:01 PM
More than 73 million young people are out of work in the world and ... The jobless rate is forecast to get a little higher in 2015 too. Richer countries – such as those in the European Union – have had most success in reducing unemployment among ...
Global economic slowdown threatens gains in youth unemployment
Financial Times - 10/7/2015 11:58:01 PM
There were 73.3m unemployed 15-24-year-olds in the world last year ... A stable global unemployment rate masks sharply divergent trends in different regions. Youth unemployment in developed countries, including the EU, which were hardest hit by the ...
Brazil Unemployment Rate Soars As Workers Brace For Tighter Economic Squeeze
International Business Times - 10/5/2015 2:27:44 PM
Anxiety has spread quickly in Brazil this year as the unemployment rate ... pretty well off compared to the rest of the country,” he said. Troubles for the Brazilian economy, the seventh-largest in the world, already were brewing in recent years as ...
Global Poverty Rate Likely to Fall Below 10 Percent for the First Time: World Bank
News Week - 10/5/2015 2:27:44 PM
Extreme poverty has long been defined as living on or below $1.25 a day, but the World Bank's adjustment now sets the poverty line at $1.90 a day. The Bank said the change reflects new data on differences in the cost of living across countries, while ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
Let’s look at 25 countries with highest unemployment rates ... and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, according to Wikipedia. Turkey’s unemployment rate, however, has remained around 10 per cent in recent times. Image: A seagull ...
World's extreme poverty population to now account for less than 10%, says World Bank
Firstpost - 10/5/2015 11:07:18 AM
Extreme poverty has long been defined as living on or below $1.25 a day, but the World ... unemployment and the impact of climate change were obstacles to meeting a UN target to end poverty by 2030, part of a new set of development goals adopted by 193 ...
Focus on skills acquisition to reduce unemployment’
The Guardian - Nigeria - 10/7/2015 11:19:15 AM
To drive down the country’s rising youth unemployment figures, Pearson, the world’s largest education company ... The International Labour Organisation (ILO) puts the rate of Nigeria’s unemployed between the ages of 15 and 24 at around 13 per ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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.
Average US rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.76 percent
Star-Herald - 10/8/2015 1:31:05 AM
The unemployment rate remained ... whether to raise short-term interest rates later this year for the first time in nine years. To calculate average mortgage rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country at the beginning of each week.
Fewer People Than Ever Live in Poverty — But the World’s Poorest People Are Still Screwed
Vice News - 10/7/2015 11:04:56 AM
As Schellekens explained, GDP growth in the developing world has translated reasonably well to income growth in these countries. Specifically, Asia saw its poverty rates drop about ... high youth unemployment, and the growing impact of climate change ...