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
The happiest country on Earth: The winner is ...
USA Today - 3/20/2017 1:55:07 AM
Can you guess which country claimed the title of most blissful in this ... It also helps that it has a low unemployment rate slightly below the U.S. (4.7%) and low income inequality — the gap between the richest and poor citizens is one-third as ...
Country With Stagnant Economy Has The Healthiest People
Science World Report - 3/22/2017 4:08:45 AM
The Global Health Index Bloomberg announced that Italians are the world's healthiest people. This is regardless of its stagnant economy and increasing rate of unemployment particularly in the youth. Bloomberg stated that Italy is one of the countries ...
The Happiest and Unhappiest Countries in the World
Call UP - 3/21/2017 2:01:05 AM
Gross domestic product in the U.K. was growing at about 2%, and unemployment had ... for people who live in the world's happiest countries -- but leaders should pay close attention to the results. Measures of how people rate their lives are quickly ...
Top 10 Best Countries in the World to Work In
About-Biotech - 3/20/2017 1:15:09 PM
Citizens of Luxembourg enjoy low unemployment, high wages, and a very low crime rate, but must cope with an elevated ... The U.S. is the third largest country in the world behind Russia and Canada with over 9,826,675 square km of land.
It's a Good Time to Find a Job in These Countries, But Don't Expect a Big Raise
Bloomberg - 3/14/2017 11:59:21 PM
From York, U.K. to Montreal, and Osaka to Seattle, it’s a pretty good time to be looking for a job as a member of the labor force in many developed countries. Unemployment rates in Group of ... over the health of the world’s labor markets and the ...
2017 World Happiness Report: Norway Named The Happiest Country In The World
buzzkenya.com - 3/21/2017 11:26:35 AM
According to the United Nations world happiness report to mark this year’s International ... It also helps that it has a low unemployment rate slightly below the U.S. (4.7%) and low-income inequality — the gap between the richest and poor citizens ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:07:54 PM
According to the World Bank, GDP per capita in Qatar was $93,700 in 2013, while in Macau it was $91,400. That wealth helps their standing in the chart, as a country's unemployment rate only factors in those actively looking for work. If you're the 23-year ...
Fewer Japanese are taking their own lives, a glimmer of hope in a country with one of the world's highest suicide rates
Associated Press - 3/23/2017 1:15:46 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Fewer Japanese are taking their own lives, a positive sign in a country with one of the world's highest suicide rates ... and bankruptcies and unemployment soared. The suicide rate rose to about 26 per 100,000 people. The only silver lining ...
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 ...
World Bank Says Nigeria Will Soon Recover From Economic Recession
nairaland.com - 3/16/2017 7:46:26 PM
The World Bank Group says Nigeria will soon recover from ... work with government on how to achieve them, ” she said.On the high rate of unemployment in the country, Essien-Lore urged the Nigerian government to partner with the private sector to create ...
America continues its long slide on the World Happiness Report
Market Watch - 3/20/2017 4:18:17 AM
Norway was No. 1 out of 155 countries on the World Happiness Report ... according to Commerce Department data released in January. But the national unemployment rate dipped to 4.7% from 4.8%, the government said earlier this month, meaning that more ...
South Korea to inject $2.6 bln into ailing shipyard Daewoo
Lancaster Online - 3/23/2017 6:30:44 AM
South Korea, home to the world's three largest shipyards, took the brunt of the downturn. The country's unemployment rate has reached its highest level in more than a decade as Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Samsung Heavy Industries shed ...
Mediterranean Diet Benefits: Italians Healthiest People In The World, Global Health Index Finds
Tech Times - 3/22/2017 6:31:55 AM
Italy didn't fare so well in the United Nations' World Happiness Report for 2017, where the country only managed to rank in at No. 48 out of 155. The Italians' unhappy disposition may be caused by their stagnant economy and high youth unemployment rate.
Italians are the world's healthiest people
Tree Hugger - 3/20/2017 11:59:24 PM
The unemployment rate reached 12 percent in December 2016 ... Interestingly, on a completely different index, the United Nations’ World Happiness Report for 2017, Italy ranks only #48 out of 155 countries. Despite being healthy and living to an old ...
Worcester & MA Unemployment Rate Increases in January
Go Local Worcester - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
Compared to January of 2016, unemployment rates were down in all 24 market areas ... a company designed to help and advocate for small businesses across the country. SBSB has grown into one of the largest small business groups in America.