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
Japanese unemployment rate hits two-decade low
BBC - 8/30/2016 12:21:13 PM
Japan's unemployment rate fell to 3% in July, the lowest for 21 years, despite the country's stagnant economy ... has been struggling for years to find a way to boost growth in the world's third-largest economy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ambitious ...
Unemployment will continue to rise – NLC
Punch - 8/31/2016 3:26:09 PM
The General Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress, has said that the current situation in the country meant that the unemployment rate ... it is a very high rate, much higher than the global average. “The world economy itself, the dynamics of the world ...
Unemployment: How Etisalat complements govt efforts with basic skills empowerment
Vanguard - 8/30/2016 11:12:38 PM
Nigeria, like the rest of the world, is grappling with the threat of high-scale unemployment which has been on the increase especially in the last few years. The country’s current unemployment rate has been on the rise and now stands at 12.1 per cent.
Global youth unemployment to worsen — ILO
Jamaica Observer - 8/28/2016 5:14:06 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland (ILO News) — The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that the global youth unemployment rate is expected to reach 13.1 per cent in 2016 and remain at that level through to 2017 (up from 12.9 p The ILO’s World ...
Countries Where The Highest Shares Of Profits Go Into Labor Taxes And Contributions
worldatlas.com - 8/31/2016 4:09:06 PM
France’s economy is highly diversified with a significant growth rate, especially between the years 2014 and 2015. However, government spending, unemployment, and debts remain high. The labor market in the country remains stagnant because of the rigid ...
NLC calls for policy response to address unemployment
guardian.ng - 8/31/2016 4:01:57 PM
Dr Peter Eson-Ozo, the General Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to develop a policy that will address the increasing rate ... country. “We need to do something urgently in order to start tackling the unemployment ...
Global Youth Unemployment Set To Rise In 2017 – ILO Report
Leadership - 8/30/2016 5:40:22 AM
“The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook 2016 ... The rise in youth unemployment rates is particularly marked in emerging countries.” In emerging countries, the unemployment rate is predicted to rise from 13.3 per cent in 2015 to 13.7 per ...
Fed’s Kashkari ‘shocked’ black unemployment isn’t better understood
Market Watch - 8/31/2016 10:46:59 AM
black unemployment is 16,” Kashkari said. “What’s shocking to me is we, as a country, still don’t know why that is. We have to know why that is if we hope to solve it,” he said. Kashkari said he would press the “world class research ...
‘Unemployment rate in Nigeria will continue to rise’ – NLC
YNaija - 8/31/2016 6:53:45 PM
National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday had released a statistics showing that the unemployment and underemployment rate in the country had risen to 13.3 ... Eson-Ozo said it was frightening that the world economy would be unable to help Nigeria.
ILO report: Global youth unemployment to rise for first time in three years
nworeport.me - 8/30/2016 1:29:49 AM
Economic growth in developing countries was ... has seen its youth unemployment rate rise to nearly 18 percent, up from 15.1 percent three years ago. While China’s economy is still officially growing, growth in the world’s second largest economy ...
Kaduna: Adopting Strategies to Tackle Youth Unemployment
This Day Live - 9/1/2016 12:01:33 AM
Kaduna State is said to be one of the 10 states with very high rate of unemployment in the country. But the state governor ... Already, Olam Group, one of the leading companies in the world is establishing the largest poultry farm with integrated feed ...
ILO: Youth unemployment set to rise for first time in 3 years
UN News Centre - 8/23/2016 11:56:43 PM
Releasing its World Employment and Social Outlook 2016 ... “The rise in youth unemployment rates is particularly marked in emerging countries” he adds as the report notes that in such countries, the rate is predicted to rise from 13.3 per cent in ...
Japan's jobless rate lowest since 1995
dw.com - 8/30/2016 3:48:49 PM
Japan's unemployment rate declined to 3.0 percent in July ... and an apparent inability to spark inflation. The country's central bank recently revised downward its growth estimate for the world's third-biggest economy, projecting it to now expand 1 ...
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 ...
Around the world, young people are out of work at a rate not seen in 20 years
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 8/27/2016 7:05:39 PM
The unemployment rate for young people worldwide ... more favorable labor market conditions throughout the developing world. "Instead, it indicates that young people in these countries must often work, typically in poor-quality and low-paid jobs, in ...