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
Greek unemployment dips to still high level of 25.5 percent in 3rd quarter
FOX News - 12/18/2014 11:23:08 AM
ATHENS, Greece – Official Greek figures show unemployment in the country fell further to 25.5 percent in the ... which has a population of around 11 million. The jobless rate fell by 6.9 percent compared to the same three months last year, when it ...
Unemployment special: can France escape a vicious circle?
worldfinance.com - 12/17/2014 4:24:58 PM
When President Francois Hollande came to power in May 2012, the unemployment rate in France was 9.8 percent ... tensions could deter foreign investors and further exacerbate the country’s economic woes. If Macron and Hollande’s attempts at solving ...
Canada's unemployment rate goes up as the country lost 10,700 jobs in November
CP24 - 12/5/2014 7:52:28 PM
but experts remained optimistic Friday about the country's labour prospects for the future. Statistics Canada's latest batch of monthly data showed the economy shed 10,700 net jobs last month and nudged the unemployment rate up slightly to 6.6 per cent.
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
This crisis had a ripple effect on the economy and the unemployment rates started climbing. Though World Bank describes South Africa as an upper-middle income economy, poverty in the country has always been a major problem. And though the official ...
Greek unemployment drops to 25.5 percent in third quarter
7 News Yahoo - 12/18/2014 10:47:21 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's jobless rate dropped to 25.5 percent in the third quarter compared with 26.6 percent in the previous three-month period, data from the country's statistics ... has already published monthly unemployment figures through September ...
Arab youth unemployment: ‘The Long Run’ illustrates longstanding problem
Alakhbar - 12/12/2014 4:52:22 PM
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region marks the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, according to “The Long Run ... “We want to build a real future for ourselves and for our countries. But how can you do this without a job?”
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared to the United States’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at just 6.8%.
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
Bulgaria is an exception. 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. In 2009, the Eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at ...
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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 11:11:12 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
A stunning map of depression rates around the world
Washington Post - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
Redder countries have higher depression rates. Bluer countries have lower depression rates. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post) The Middle East and North Africa suffer the world’s highest depression rates, according to a new study by researchers at ...
The World’s Kitchen? Thailand’s Lessons for Africa
Ventures - 12/13/2014 11:53:31 PM
Thailand at the moment boasts an unemployment rate of just 1 percent, one of the lowest in the world. Only 4 percent of their GDP is allocated to education. This for a country densely populated of 67 million and a per capita of $8,700 per annum.
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the highest) For the second consecutive year ...
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 ...
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/13/2010 11:57:55 PM
Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust ... According to the International Monetary Fund and the CIA World Factbook, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria currently have unemployment rates significantly lower than the United ...