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
Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states
BND - 11/21/2014 3:01:16 PM
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in just 5 states, the fewest ...
Can growth alone tackle unemployment?
forumblog.org - 11/20/2014 12:17:49 PM
If the unemployed formed their own country, it would be the fifth largest in the world. Of the nearly 200 million people ... alternate measure of the state of labor markets, the unemployment rate and the growth rate of employment. The left panel of ...
America Is the Developed World's Second Most Ignorant Country
Mother Jones - 11/17/2014 12:14:13 PM
has a much more accurate view of the unemployment rate than the American public. So has that helped their policymaking? It has not. Over the past few years, Germany has probably had the worst economic policy of any developed country, while the US has had ...
Unemployment Rates in Some of Biggest Economies
ABC News - 11/7/2014 5:30:54 AM
Though the unemployment rate isn't always the purest gauge of a job market's health, here's a look at some rates from elsewhere in the world. China's economic growth ... In September, it downgraded the country's growth figures yet again to 0.4 percent ...
October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent
The Tampa Tribune - 11/21/2014 7:26:08 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's unemployment ... unemployment rate soon." But compared to the size of the workforce, North Carolina added 2.1 percent more workers in the past year, not much more than the 1.9 percent rise in the country as a whole ...
Experts feel entrepreneurship is in vogue because of unemployment rate and the financial crisis
Diario Libre - 11/17/2014 12:57:10 PM
A study presented last July by the Ministry of Economy indicates that between March 2013 and March 2014 the open unemployment rate in the country went from 7% to ... that one does different can have the whole world for clients, since we no longer limit ...
A look at unemployment rates in some of the world's major economies
Winnipeg Free Press - 11/7/2014 6:59:47 PM
Though the unemployment rate isn't always the purest gauge of a job market's health, here's a look at some rates from elsewhere in the world. China's economic growth ... In September, it downgraded the country's growth figures yet again to 0.4 per cent ...
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 ...
With Black Unemployment Rate at 25%, Chicago Is One of the Worst in Nation for Black Workers
Atlanta Black Star - 11/20/2014 12:29:09 AM
Despite the country’s unemployment rate at 5.9 percent, the Black unemployment rate still ... Join us in our effort to change our world with Empowering Narratives. Share this empowering narrative on your social network of choice and ask others to do ...
Fighting Veteran Unemployment by Closing the Skills Translation Gap
Military.com - 11/20/2014 7:34:28 PM
As our nation's veterans provide an invaluable service to our country and its citizens, it is imperative that we do better to serve them. By continuing to work toward not only decreasing the post-9/11 veteran unemployment rate, but ensuring transitioning ...
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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 11:11:12 AM
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