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
Jobless Claims Report Shows Current Unemployment Rate Remains Steady, While Oil Prices Approach 13-Year Low
The Inquisitr - 2/11/2016 8:51:37 PM
However, most predict U.S. jobless claims will continue to fall and the unemployment rate to remain steady. Approaching a 13-year low, oil prices plunged in response to an oversupply in the world’s crude ... Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that ...
Jeffery: Unemployment, not racism, SA’s most serious unresolved problem
biznews.com - 2/11/2016 1:13:29 PM
Yet, elsewhere in the world, FDI in 2015 was up by 36% ... As the IRR’s most recent opinion survey once again confirms, unemployment is the most important unresolved problem confronting the country. Unemployment is clearly also the key cause of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Unemployment in Arab Countries highest in the world
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/17/2015 11:58:15 AM
According to the report, which collected figures from the International Labor Organization (ILOT), the rate of unemployment in young people in the Arab countries is the highest in the world, representing more than double the global rate of unemployment ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
From 24/7 Wall St., these are the countries with the highest unemployment rates: Italy’s unemployment rate was set ... 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.
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo Finance - 6/15/2012 4:14:54 PM
[Related: Degrees for Those with College Dreams] With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from ...
What’s holding back the world economy?
Gulf Times - 2/10/2016 10:25:52 PM
According to the UN report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, the average growth rate in developed economies has declined by more than 54% since the crisis. An estimated 44mn people are unemployed in developed countries, about 12mn more than in ...
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 ...
Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes
Juneau Empire - 2/11/2016 9:10:06 AM
But Yellen made clear that the Fed won’t likely find it necessary to cut rates after ... not suggest that the world’s second-largest economy is undergoing a sharp slowdown, Yellen said. But she added that declines in that country’s currency have ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
The Guardian - 1/20/2015 10:51:09 AM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/20/2015 10:04:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...
The Countries With the Highest Unemployment
24/7 Wall ST - 4/18/2013 6:21:45 AM
... 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 ...
Which countries have the highest (and lowest) youth unemployment rate?
Devex - 3/15/2015 11:58:57 PM
Along with Cambodia, Rwanda is the country recording the lowest youth unemployment rate in the world — just 0.7 percent. It’s worth noting that questions have been raised over the reliability of Rwanda’s unemployment figures. Check out the ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 4:34:21 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 ...