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 fell in 41 US states last month
Businessweek - 12/19/2014 3:53:58 PM
That has lowered unemployment rates in most of the country. North Dakota's 2.7 percent unemployment ... Hands-On With the BlackBerry Classic The World's Biggest Car Company Wants to Get Rid of Gasoline The U.S. Travel Industry Can't Wait to Take You ...
Dawn - 12/22/2014 6:17:45 AM
It is the richest country in the OECD and has the highest GDP per capita ... and then level out in 2016. The unemployment rate is expected to only slightly decrease in 2016 to 6.1pc after peaking at 6.2pc in 2015, partly reflecting a slow but sustained ...
Philadelphia hails lowest unemployment rate in six years
Cubbies Crib - 12/19/2014 10:39:00 AM
“As we move into 2015, we are excited to announce a range of new major projects for Philadelphia and to welcome even more companies into the city from around the country and the world.” While any decrease in the unemployment rate is good news for the ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/16/2013 11:53:53 PM
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 ...
Unemployment Rates Fell in 41 US States Last Month
ABC News - 12/19/2014 11:50:35 AM
Unemployment rates fell in 41 U.S. states in November and were unchanged in six more, reflecting healthy job gains across the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in only three states: Connecticut, Louisiana, and ...
Unemployment special: statistics to get worse for South Africa in 2015
worldfinance.com - 12/10/2014 11:46:56 AM
Chronic unemployment has long ... year following that sees the same rate, a three percent reduction will have been achieved by 2030 – evidence that intervention is desperately needed for the plan to work. The country is likely to be hit by the withdrawal ...
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
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 ...
Greek Jobless Rate Dips Further to 25.5 Percent
New York Times - 12/18/2014 6:15:20 AM
ATHENS, Greece — Official Greek figures show unemployment in the country fell further to 25.5 percent in the ... which has a population of around 11 million. The jobless rate fell by 6.9 percent compared to the same three months last year, when it ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared to the United States’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at just 6.8%.
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 ...
Greek unemployment drops to 25.5pc in Q3
Business Recorder - 12/18/2014 12:27:33 PM
ATHENS: Greece's jobless rate dropped to 25.5 percent in the third quarter compared with 26.6 percent in the previous three-month period, data from the country's statistics ... Athens has already published monthly unemployment figures through September ...
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. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the highest) For the second consecutive year ...
A stunning map of depression rates around the world
Washington Post - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
Redder countries have higher depression rates. Bluer countries have lower depression rates. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post) The Middle East and North Africa suffer the world’s highest depression rates, according to a new study by researchers at ...
Vietnam among countries with the lowest unemployment rates
Vietnamnet - 1/23/2014 6:40:26 AM
VietNamNet Bridge - Although the unemployment rate increased slightly from 1.81% to 1.9% over the same period of 2012, Vietnam is still among the countries with the lowest ... recovery of the global economy, the world labor market could not be improved.