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
Unemployment: Troubles Ahead For Emerging Markets
Seeking Alpha - 5/4/2016 1:26:36 AM
The global picture Chart 1 provides a measure of the global unemployment rate based on data for 116 countries, of which 37 countries are classified as "advanced" (a term used in the IMF's World Economic Outlook to refer to high-income countries ...
Suicides rise at a startling rate
Workers World - 5/1/2016 11:55:55 PM
Fred Goldstein describes how capitalists drive up profits at the expense of the workers in his Workers World article “Slowdown, unemployment ... the highest rate of suicide of any U.S. population group, and that rate is growing. (Indian Country Today ...
Saudi minister ‘not satisfied’ with female employment rate
Pakistan Today - 5/3/2016 6:24:16 PM
Female Saudi unemployment rose last year to almost 34 ... But the kingdom has some of the world’s toughest restrictions on females and is the only country where they are not allowed to get behind the wheel. With limited public transport, women must ...
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 ...
US unemployment is relatively low, but wages aren't growing. Why?
weforum.org - 5/4/2016 8:57:34 AM
With thelong-term decline of the U.S. labor force participation rate, the unemployment rate may be slightly overstating the health of the country’s labor market. Measured by the employed share of workers ages 25 to 54, the labor market has a long way to ...
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 ...
Clinton courts coal-country unions with eye toward fighting Trump | Reuters
Firstpost - 5/2/2016 11:26:06 PM
Clinton has pledged more than $30 billion to help regions that depend on coal, but her promise was overshadowed when she said in March that the country would "put a ... West Virginia's unemployment rate of 6.5 percent in March was well above the national ...
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 ...
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 ...
Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.75 percent
Denver Post - 5/3/2016 7:47:10 AM
"While the quarterly data contain some temporary factors, these results, together with ongoing very subdued growth in labor costs and very low cost pressures elsewhere in the world ... Australia's unemployment rate is currently 5.8 percent.
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.
Eurozone economic growth rate unexpectedly doubles
Chicago Tribune - 4/29/2016 10:07:55 AM
The eurozone economy has finally recouped all the ground lost in the recessions of the past eight years after official figures Friday showed that the 19-country single currency ... Eurostat reported that the unemployment rate across the region fell to ...
What happens to a country without a government? Take a look at Spain. (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/4/2016 12:15:01 AM
Madrid — It's been more than four months since Spain's inconclusive parliamentary election left the country without a government ... Last week, the National Statistics Institute announced that unemployment rose by 21 percent in the first quarter of ...