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
Spanish unemployment up slightly but officials remain positive
Financial Times - 4/28/2016 5:22:47 AM
With more than one in five Spaniards still looking for a job, the country continues to have one of the highest unemployment rates in the western world.
What We Can Learn About Work From the World's Happiest Countries
Forbes - 4/23/2016 9:46:24 AM
The United Nations’ annual World Happiness Report ranks 147 countries according to citizens’ happiness ... With the constant discussions about the unemployment rate here in the U.S., Iceland’s high numbers are certainly something to aspire to.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 in Arab Countries highest in the world
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/17/2015 11:58:15 AM
According to the report, which collected figures from the International Labor Organization (ILOT), the rate of unemployment in young people in the Arab countries is the highest in the world, representing more than double the global rate of unemployment ...
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.
UK unemployment languishes at ten-year low
You Don't Know Football - 4/21/2016 11:50:28 AM
The unemployment rate remained at 5.1%, which is down on the same time a year ago, when it was 5.6%. "We are committed to ensuring that everyone across the country benefits from ... as he has done with other world leaders.
Increasing suicide rate in Australia highlights social crisis
World Socialist Web Site - 4/26/2016 5:03:41 AM
While the interaction between suicide, mental health problems and economic and social stresses, such as worsening job prospects, is complex, there is mounting evidence of a link between suicide and unemployment ... rate among the OECD countries for ...
Finnish parliament, pressured by weak economy, debates euro exit
investing.com - 4/28/2016 12:39:26 PM
The petition, although very unlikely to lead to Finland's exit of the 19-member currency bloc, highlights the growing level of frustration over the country's economic performance amid rising unemployment ... our currency rate would become unsustainable...
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/20/2015 10:04:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...
Brazil’s unemployment rate rises to 10.2pc in Dec-Feb
Business Recorder - 4/20/2016 6:46:50 PM
The median forecast of 16 economists surveyed by Reuters projected the unemployment rate at 10.1 percent. Brazil's jobless rate has risen sharply from 6.5 percent at end-2014 as the country entered its worst recession in decades.
Dawn - 4/25/2016 1:58:45 AM
SPAIN is a notable example of how a country should try to recover from an economic ... Although labour market conditions have improved, the unemployment rate is falling only slowly. After three consecutive years of decline, employment growth turned ...
Lower unemployment rate throughout the country and local region
The Bellingen Shire Courier-Sun - 4/14/2016 3:33:31 PM
A drop in the monthly national unemployment rate reflects the jobs growth and economic confidence being experienced on the North Coast, Federal Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker said today. “ABS Labour force figures released today show the seasonally ...