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
'We'll create a job for everyone that wants one': Cameron pledges to create highest employment rate in developed world
Daily Mail - 3/31/2015 9:09:39 PM
We believe we can get to this very high rate – even beyond the very highest rate of employment we’re at now When the coalition came to power, he said, unemployment had ... ‘up to those some Scandinavian countries achieved in the past’, adding ...
Eurozone Deflation Eases, Unemployment at Near 3-Year Low
New York Times - 3/31/2015 6:36:20 AM
LONDON — The 19-country eurozone isn't going to be the driving ... One of the main offshoots of potentially higher economic growth rates in the eurozone is lower unemployment. Separate Eurostat figures Tuesday showed the jobless rate in the eurozone ...
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 ...
Political instability has ‘surely’ affected employment rates: ALO
Daily News Egypt - 3/28/2015 6:28:34 PM
The Arab region generally has the highest unemployment rates amongst the world. The rates of the total unemployment ... effective policies and mechanisms that might be helpful for Arab countries to minimise the unemployment rate and to promote employment ...
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 ...
1ST WORLD STATUS REQUIRES JOBS
Times of Swaziland - 3/31/2015 2:47:16 AM
One of the main characteristics of a first world country is a low poverty rate and this can only be achieved with a low unemployment rate. In Swaziland, however, the already high unemployment rate is actually increasing. Therefore, so will the rate of poverty.
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%.
Jordan sees drop in tourism as country pays the price for its role in Islamic State fight
FOX News - 3/30/2015 6:44:41 AM
The official unemployment rate is close to 12 percent, though actual joblessness is believed to much higher, especially among young Jordanians, creating potentially fertile ground for extremism. In Petra, a UNESCO World ... him the country is safe, he ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 8:55:12 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
Why the Real Unemployment Rate is Double the ‘Official’ Unemployment Rate
Counter Punch - 3/20/2015 8:58:14 AM
The “official” unemployment rate in the United States ... Indeed, most of this reserve army is located in the underdeveloped countries of the world, though its growth can be seen today in the rich countries as well.” [page 145] The earliest countries ...
World Week Ahead: U.S. Economy Needs Winter to End
The Wall Street Journal - 3/30/2015 9:36:29 AM
WRAP: A flurry of Federal Reserve speaking engagements mid-week should help shed light on where the consensus lies within the Fed on when and how aggressively to start raising rates ... live up to its potential? WORLD: Many countries with predominantly ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
CNBC - 6/11/2005 11:55:09 PM
With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from the International Labour Organization (ILO).The ...
Global Youth Unemployment Rate Rising Rapidly
mintpressnews.com - 2/9/2015 1:40:43 PM
The world’s youth unemployment rate may be “six or seven times” what the International ... you’re technically not unemployed. People in poor countries are often underemployed or underpaid,” Reese told IPS. “Unemployment statistics don’t ...
The 25 Most Miserable Places In The World
The Business Insider - 2/22/2013 4:23:51 PM
The misery index, a crude economic measure created by Arthur Orkum, sums a country's unemployment and inflation ... Belarus has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world. Burkina Faso has a large population and very limited natural resources.
10 countries with the worst retirement security
Yahoo Finance - 3/24/2015 3:12:53 PM
The countries are measured on criteria such as access to health care, life expectancy, unemployment, income equality ... with one of the highest rates of HIV in the world — 23% of adults, according to 2012 data from the CIA’s World Fact Book.