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
As Govt Grapples with Unemployment
This Day Live - 8/21/2016 11:16:09 PM
The youth unemployment rate of 21.50 per cent in the first quarter ... to significantly increase productive employment opportunities. The World Bank report noted that given the country’s rapidly growing population, it will require 40 to 50 million ...
Ministry: Unemployment Low, No Matter How You Count It
hamodia.com - 8/22/2016 8:55:58 AM
The unemployment rate in Israel is among the lowest in the Western world, in fact – no matter how you count ... Israel is still doing better than nearly all other OECD countries. In Israel, as in most countries, “unemployed” people are those counted ...
Vietnam's unemployment rate rises to 2.3 pct in Q2
e.vnexpress.net - 8/18/2016 11:05:23 PM
Vietnam's unemployment rate was estimated at 2.3 ... people increased by 16,400 to 1.08 million in the second quarter. Statistics show that in Q2 there were 47.5 million people in the country's labor force. It is generally believed that better education ...
Countries celebrating their Independence Day today
The Hindu - 8/16/2016 2:15:03 AM
Its size is no measure of its prosperity though – it is the richest German speaking country and has the world’s lowest external debt, and a very low unemployment rate. It is a principality, which is headed by a prince. The Prince of Liechtenstein is ...
Thailand named 'least miserable' by Bloomberg
The Phuket Gazette Co Ltd - 8/18/2016 9:50:49 AM
PHUKET: Thailand has been named the least miserable country in the world, according to the 2016 ‘Misery ... economist Arthur Okun and is determined by adding the inflation rate to the unemployment rate. Factors such as the strength of the job market ...
4.5%? What a Joke! The Real U.S. Unemployment Rate Will Blow Your Mind
prepareforchange.net - 8/16/2016 11:57:52 PM
So it does not matter what you do, America is a golden calf and we will suck it dry, chop it up, and sell it off piece by piece until there is nothing left but the world’s biggest ... But the real unemployment rate will blow. Your. Mind.
Unemployment and the governor in Washington
The Seattle Times - 8/18/2016 10:55:14 AM
As the Seattle Times fact check of the first gubernatorial debate shows, Republican candidate Bill Bryant was correct when he said Washington has “one of the highest unemployment rates in the country ... was wrong. The world is not flat.
British unemployment claims fall after Brexit vote
Business Recorder - 8/17/2016 2:09:42 PM
the immediate aftermath of the country's vote in favour of exiting the European Union, official data showed Wednesday. In the run-up to the June 23 Brexit referendum, Britain's unemployment rate was meanwhile unchanged at 4.9 percent -- but analysts expect ...
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 ...
Countries under the toughest international sanctions are performing well
zimbabwesituation.com - 8/17/2016 12:00:51 PM
It has an unemployment rate of only 11%, despite having the second largest ... had the potential of crippling the Iranian health and education sectors, the country is a world leader in science and technology – having made significant strides in home ...
Georgia’s jobless rate falls to 5 percent
Atlanta Daily World - 8/18/2016 2:51:28 PM
Atlanta Daily World previously reported that ... which reported that Georgia’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor stated on Thursday the July unemployment rate of 5 percent, saying it’s down from 5.1 percent ...
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 ...
The murky world of non-existent evidence Donald Trump uses to back his claims
Washington Post - 8/17/2016 1:26:45 PM
And then to the camera, off-script, he added, "Worse than many third-world countries. So bad that people don't want ... in line with another argument of Trump's: that the "real" unemployment rate in the United States is five or ten times what The Man ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
... worst unemployment are among the highest in the developed world. In 2012, government debt as a percentage of GDP exceeded 110% in four of the 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates, and six were among the top 20% for debts as a percentage of ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
and the country is highly susceptible to exogenous shocks, according to the World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country did not experience popular uprisings like other North African nations did in 2011 ...