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
China Warms Up to 'Low' Growth Rate Other Countries Would Kill For
Bloomberg - 3/4/2015 7:39:59 PM
“Both registered and surveyed unemployment rates [were] lower than the previous year,” said Premier Li on Jan. 21 at the World Economic Forum in Davos ... Expect the real pain to be reserved for resource-rich countries such as Australia and Russia.
S/Africa’s unemployment rate, highest in G-20 nations –IMF
NATIONAL MIRROR - 3/6/2015 12:25:07 AM
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Why 5.5 percent unemployment isn't as great as it seems
Norman Transcript - 3/6/2015 9:10:40 PM
For example, the unemployment rate in the 19 countries that share the euro is 11.2 percent, or twice the U.S. rate. The robust U.S. job gains appear to have convinced many investors that the Fed will soon raise the short-term interest rate it controls.
Strong US jobs report makes rate hike likely
Today - 3/6/2015 8:20:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Employers in the United States continued to create jobs at a blistering pace last month despite the cold and snowy weather that blanketed large parts of the country ... in the world’s largest economy. The unemployment rate fell two ...
One fifth of world suicides linked to unemployment
World Socialist Web Site - 2/24/2015 7:28:00 PM
The study uses data on suicide deaths from the World Health Organisation (WHO ... suicide risk associated with unemployment was greater in those countries with a lower unemployment rate. The finding points to the isolating impact of unemployment and ...
Develop “world class apprenticeships” to tackle global productivity shortfall, report urges
FE Week - 3/6/2015 2:01:10 PM
World class apprenticeships ... level vacancies and that countries with lower university participation rates and better quality vocational training systems, like Germany and Switzerland, report lower observed levels of youth unemployment.
US adds a robust 295K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.5 pct.
KFVS12 - 3/6/2015 8:46:12 AM
It was the latest sign that the U.S. economy is further strengthening and outpacing other major economies around the world. The unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent ... still feel like winter for much of the country. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Clocks are ...
Data brings more focus on timing of U.S. rate hike
Reuters - 3/6/2015 5:00:08 PM
In the jobs data released Friday, unemployment dropped to a ... "You look around the world and you've got a deflationary" environment in many countries, he said. "A rise in interest rates is knocking at the Fed's door, but there still doesn't seem to ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/16/2013 11:53:53 PM
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 ...
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 ...
Europe swamped with unprecedented torrent of migrants swarming in by land and sea
FOX News - 3/5/2015 5:08:28 PM
Many are aiming to eventually reach other European countries, in part because Spain's unemployment rate stands at 24 percent and is much higher for immigrants. Morocco last month cleared out the migrant camps on Mount Gourougou overlooking Melilla ...
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 ...
RBA Deputy Governor Lowe: Global Easings Affecting Local Rates
Wall Street Journal - 3/5/2015 2:42:19 AM
SYDNEY—Aggressive monetary easings and currency devaluations by the world’s central banks are having a big impact on the setting of interest rates in Australia, while keeping the local currency artificially high, the country’s central bank said.
Donald Trump At CPAC: The Country Is In Trouble, We Have No Leadership
WesternJournalism - 3/3/2015 10:32:58 PM
The potential is there, but the country is in trouble. We have no leadership. The billionaire real estate mogul commented that national security is America’s number one problem, followed closely by the high unemployment rate that Trump insists is much ...