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
CGRP, World Bank hold conference on petroleum, gas refining
Businessday - 8/22/2014 9:39:42 AM
Worried by the rising unemployment rate in the country, especially among university graduates ... in collaboration with the World Bank African Centre of Excellence and Centre for Petroleum Research and Training, is holding an international conference ...
Tackling The Real Unemployment Rate: 12.6%
Forbes - 8/20/2014 7:07:34 PM
Watching falling unemployment numbers being reported at 6.2% ... underemployed who desperately want to make a difference to their communities and the world. If a country loses its most educated and skilled people to other countries due to a lack of ...
Unemployment up in most US states
World Socialist Web Site - 8/20/2014 4:55:44 AM
The state of Mississippi possessed the highest overall unemployment rate in the country at 8 percent. Twelve states saw no appreciable change. The BLS also reported that the number of jobless youth rose by 913,000 from April to July, significantly higher ...
Nigeria,United States : WORLD BANK invests $300m to help NIGERIA fight against unemployment problem
Hispanic Business - 8/21/2014 6:49:05 AM
The Washington-headquartered World Bank has been making $300 million investments in Nigeria in order to alleviate the alarming rate of unemployment in the country. The global donor has also decided to execute Skills for Job scheme jointly with the National ...
Argentina's Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.5%
Wall Street Journal - 8/22/2014 12:28:30 AM
BUENOS AIRES—Argentina's unemployment rate rose to 7.5% in the second quarter as the country's recession appeared to worsen ... ARTICLES 1 Gaming No Longer a Man's World Twitter Facebook Email Comments 2 Obama Denounces Journalist's Killing Subscriber ...
Nigeria: World Bank Earmarks U.S.$300 Million to Fight Unemployment in Nigeria
AllAfrica - 8/19/2014 8:03:02 AM
Ibadan — AS part of efforts to fight unemployment in the country, the World Bank is currently investing $300m ... He also said that the National Bureau of Statistics stated that unemployment rate in Nigeria had reached 38 per cent with 45 per cent ...
Rising unemployment among youth poses challenges to growth
Examiner - 8/20/2014 11:53:54 PM
In today's economy unemployment rates for youth are much higher than those for adults ... The level of youth unemployment varies across countries. But in low-income countries, many workers have to accept any job just to make a living.
National Job Summit And the Unemployment Crisis
Spy Ghana - 8/18/2014 9:01:29 AM
For example, the then Senegalese opposition politicians denounced the country’s high unemployment rate to mobilize youth against former ... political stability and civil unrest. A World Bank survey in 2011 showed that about 40 per cent of those who ...
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 ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 7:33:19 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... Sinodinos' source is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries' unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed ...
State of Youth Unemployment in Kenya
Brookings - 8/21/2014 11:49:44 AM
In a developing country such as Kenya, the estimated unemployment rates underestimate the enormity of the labor ... Regional and Sectoral Studies, World Bank, Washington, DC. Accessed: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EDUCATION/Resources ...
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/2/2010 11:53:11 PM
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 - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
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
Labor on their mind
Brattleboro Reformer - 8/23/2014 2:57:39 AM
It is that time of the year again when the world’s central ... In this country we have seen some surprising gains in the employment picture this year despite a less than stellar economic growth rate. Unemployment has dropped from above 7 percent to ...
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 6/29/2010 4:56:21 PM
The effect is multiplied when 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 younger ...