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
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 ...
EU warns over 'alarming' youth unemployment
worldbulletin.net - 10/20/2014 11:21:31 AM
The unemployment rate in Europe is currently at 11.9 percent and there are still almost 26 million unemployed men and women in the EU, according to the latest figures from the European Commission. Among the EU member countries, the highest unemployment ...
Greece Third Among ’12 Countries That Hate Their Government Most’
Greek Reporter Greece - 10/20/2014 8:22:34 AM
This gap is often reflected in unemployment rates. Last year, each of the three nations with ... in their government – the eighth highest percentage of any country in the world. Residents of Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina felt even stronger.
Germany by numbers: A look inside Europe's economic powerhouse
CNN - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
However, today the country ranks as the world's fourth largest economy, with one of the lowest unemployment rates, and one of the highest literacy rates in the world. Click through the slides of CNN's infographic above to see Germany by numbers ...
12 Countries That Hate Their Government Most
24/7 Wall ST - 10/17/2014 11:39:24 AM
This gap, in many ways, is reflected in unemployment rates. Last year, each of the three nations ... Further, 89% of Spaniards surveyed felt this way, the eighth highest share of any country in the world. Residents of Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
In 2008, the country’s unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent ... 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 ...
These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates
The Huffington Post - 4/15/2014 4:59:01 PM
In many parts of the world, however, that's a luxury some people just don't have. A new report released by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime on Thursday serves as a stark reminder of how drastically murder rates vary from country to country. The Global ...
Nigeria: Govt to Review Unemployment Data
AllAfrica - 10/20/2014 10:52:53 AM
WORRIED that Nigeria operates one of the world's longest man-hour benchmark ... number of employed persons in the country. The Federal Government through recommendations of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in 2010 pegged Nigeria's employment ...
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 ...
Connecticut jobless rate lowest in nearly 6 years
The Tampa Tribune - 10/20/2014 9:15:40 PM
Employers in Connecticut added 11,500 jobs in September, cutting the unemployment rate to its lowest in nearly six years ... Foley and others pointed out that Connecticut still lags the rest of the country in job growth. "Today's jobs report is another ...
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. These are the happiest countries in the world. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the ...
College majors around the world, in 6 maps
Vox - 10/13/2014 2:57:25 PM
What students study in college is related to how much money they make, their unemployment rates after graduation, and maybe even how satisfied they are with their jobs. But the popularity of different majors varies a lot by country. Reddit user ...
Michigan's unemployment rate continues to fall
Win 98.5 - 10/16/2014 4:12:36 PM
LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan's unemployment rate is at its lowest level since March 2008 at 7.2-percent for September. The Department of Technology, Management and Budget says three-thousand jobs were added last month, and the number of people who were ...
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 ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
Bulgaria is an exception. 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. In 2009, the Eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at ...