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
World Bank: Gaza economy on ‘verge of collapse’
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
(JTA) — Gaza’s economy, stifled by the highest unemployment rate in the world, blockades ... has shrunk by as much as 60 percent,” said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, in the news release.
Gaza Strip Economy on ‘Verge of Collapse,’ World Bank Says
New York Times - 5/22/2015 7:46:30 PM
The youth unemployment rate, at 60 percent, is the highest in the Middle East ... connected to the outside world,” the report quoted Steen Lau Jorgensen, the World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as saying. The World Bank said the ...
WEF MENA 2015: Companies at World Economic Forum in Jordan commit to train 100,000 youth
Al Bawaba - 5/23/2015 6:02:07 AM
With more than half of its population under 25 years of age and the world’s highest regional youth unemployment rate, the Middle East and North ... significant investment in education by many countries, the region is not equipping young people with ...
Here's why World Bank is saying that economy of Gaza strip may collapse
Economic Times - 5/23/2015 11:24:14 AM
The report, issued late Thursday, said Gaza's unemployment rate was 44 percent ... cannot survive without being connected to the outside world," the report quoted Steen Lau Jorgensen, the bank's country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as saying.
Guyana's youth unemployment at staggering 40 percent
DEMERARAWAVES - 5/21/2015 2:25:34 PM
Chief among its findings is that youth unemployment rates in the Caribbean are among the highest in the world at nearly 25% for countries with available statistics. The adult rate is about 8%. In addition, there are gender differences in youth employment ...
Highest unemployment pushing Gaza economy towards collapse, warns World Bank
Big News Network - 5/23/2015 3:24:38 AM
The youth unemployment rate, at 60 percent, is the highest in the Middle East ... particularly the youth," said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza. "The ongoing blockade and the 2014 war have taken a toll on ...
World Bank: Gaza facing ‘dangerous fiscal crisis’
The Times of Israel - 5/22/2015 9:19:34 PM
The Gaza Strip has the world’s highest unemployment rate, and Palestinians ... “Therefore, taking into account legitimate security concerns of neighboring countries, ways have to be found to drastically improve access to construction materials in ...
WEF seeks collaborative efforts to address Mena unemployment paradox
Gulf News - 5/23/2015 10:41:17 AM
This is the world’s highest regional youth unemployment rate, and paradoxically the region’s private ... shows that despite significant investment in education by many countries, the region is not equipping young people with skills for the 21st century.
ECB's conference probes reasons behind persistent high jobless rates in currency union
FOX News - 5/23/2015 1:54:34 PM
SINTRA, Portugal – What's behind Europe's sluggish recovery and high jobless rate ... debt in some countries. Greece, Ireland, Portugal, and Cyprus needed bailout loans from other countries, and spending restraint has held back growth. Unemployment ...
Multibillion dollar Saudi city to be ready by 2035
Al Arabiya News - 5/22/2015 3:28:48 PM
The country’s youth unemployment rate is more than 28 percent, on par with the regional rate for the Middle East and North Africa. Al-Rasheed said the city is to become the main manufacturing and logistics hub for the Red Sea region and one of the world ...
Is the World Really Growing?
Inside Futures - 5/23/2015 4:03:25 PM
Unemployment Rate, Inflation Rate, Debt–to–GDP Ratio, Credit Rating GDP Growth Rate The 2014 has been a particular year in terms of economic growth because some economies have finally experienced decent GDP growth rates. Clearly, not every country has ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 8:55:12 AM
Which European countries have the highest unemployment rates? Data from the CIA’s World Factbook paints a grim picture. Check out Europe’s top-ten most unemployed countries below: List of countries by unemployment rate - Wikipedia, the free
Gaza facing ‘dangerous fiscal crisis’: World Bank
freemalaysiatoday.com - 5/22/2015 11:42:44 PM
The report said unemployment in Gaza increased in 2014 “to reach 44 percent — probably the highest in the world,” with the poverty rate in the Palestinian territory ... security concerns of neighbouring countries, ways have to be found to drastically ...
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 ...
World's Worst Countries For Jobs
Forbes - 3/23/2010 7:57:00 PM
Spain still has the highest unemployment rate out of the advanced world–an eye-wateringly high 18.8% in January–and that’s also marked a 3-point increase from January 2009. Outside Europe Though most of the countries in the OECD are European ...