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
The 10 Countries with the Highest Suicide Rates
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/31/2014 9:13:57 AM
The loss of a job, hardship of life, unemployment ... China has among the highest female suicide rates in the world. Annual suicides per 100,000 people: 25.6 Among the ten countries with the highest suicide rates is Kazakhstan. Being a 70% Islamic nation ...
Unemployment in EU was 10.1% in September 2014, 11.3% in Bulgaria – Eurostat
The Sofia Globe - 10/31/2014 10:39:51 AM
Compared with a year ago, unemployment rate fell in 21 EU countries, increased in six and remained stable in Belgium. The largest decreases were registered in Hungary (10 per cent to 7.6 per cent between August 2013 and August 2014), Spain (26.1 per cent ...
The World Misery Index: 109 Countries
The Huffington Post - 10/31/2014 1:31:39 PM
Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. Through a simple sum of the former three rates, minus year-on-year per capita GDP growth, I constructed a misery index that ...
Plan for caring and sharing to end extreme poverty in the world by 2030
The Irish Times - 10/31/2014 12:02:45 AM
Because some frictional extreme poverty in the world is unavoidable and a literally zero poverty rate will elude us for ... the sharing has worsened. In most countries, there has been a tendency for long-term unemployment to rise. Interestingly, some ...
'World Misery Index' Puts U.S. Between Romania and Hungary
Reason - 10/31/2014 2:36:04 PM
Perhaps the only thing it ranks #1 in these days, Syria is crowned the world's most miserable country. Hanke explains, "Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment, and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product (GDP) per capita."
Nigeria: Akhaine - the Church in a Troubled World (1)
AllAfrica - 10/29/2014 3:14:14 PM
Philosophers have interpreted the world. May the Lord give us the Grace to change ... financial crisis continue to weigh on labour markets in many countries and regions." Unemployment rate in the United States is predicted to slow down to about 6.5 per ...
Spain’s unemployment rate drops to 23.7%
marketbusinessnews.com - 10/23/2014 3:54:09 AM
Spain’s unemployment rate is still the highest in the developed world, however, it has fallen from 24.5% in the second quarter down to 23.7%. Last year the country’s jobless rate was 25.7%. Spain is the fourth largest economy in the eurozone and it is ...
Why Bosnia has the world's highest youth unemployment rate
Global Post - 10/9/2014 7:19:51 PM
At 57.5 percent, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s youth unemployment rate is the highest in ... abroad send home remittances that represent 13 percent of the country’s GDP, one of world’s highest rates. Marko, the political science graduate, said he too will ...
Spain's unemployment rate falls to 23.7%
Market Watch - 10/23/2014 3:25:31 AM
as a solid summer tourist season drove a clear decrease in the country's unemployment rate. The rate, which remains among the highest in the developed world, fell to 23.7% from 24.5% in the second quarter and from 25.7% a year ago, the national statistics ...
John Maynard Keynes Is the Economist the World Needs Now
Businessweek - 10/30/2014 10:33:52 AM
Greece took its medicine as instructed and was rewarded with an unemployment rate ... policy missing in action, the world’s biggest central banks tried heroically to plug the gap. The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near zero, and when even ...
Start-up aims to help address SA’s shocking youth unemployment – as high as 70%
cp-africa.com - 10/28/2014 10:29:05 AM
SA has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 to 24 ... are around 600 000 unemployed graduates in South Africa. Whilst 25% of the country is unemployed, up to 70% of people under the age of 35 are not working.
Unemployment Rate in Spain Lowest in Three Years
dailymailtimes.com - 10/23/2014 3:57:08 PM
The unemployment rate in Spain fell to its lowest point since the third ... However, unemployment in Spain is still the second highest of any country in the European Union after Greece. This is even following the first full year by Spain of growth in ...
Child poverty up in rich world since start of recession
Left Foot Forward - 10/28/2014 1:20:53 PM
Child poverty has increased in the rich world since ... of the 41 countries in the study have seen falls in child poverty, with Chile achieving the biggest reduction from 31.4 per cent to 22.8 per cent. Norway has the lowest child poverty rate, at 5.3 ...
Germany: 25 years later and no looking back
CNN - 10/18/2014 6:30:24 AM
Today, Germany is the world's fourth largest economy, and the most important market in the European Union. Its 5.3% unemployment rate is the second lowest in the EU. Germany exports more merchandise than any other country aside from China, and its share of ...
NC jobless rate dips to 6.7 percent in September
WRAL - 10/21/2014 2:33:37 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.7 percent in September ... are they going to pull educated people from other parts of the country to North Carolina, or are people in North Carolina with these qualifications ...