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
South Africa is one of the most miserable countries in the world
businesstech.co.za - 5/13/2016 8:39:44 AM
South Africa ranked as the 5th most miserable country in the world with a score of 40.0, up from 10th position in 2014/15, when it had a score of 39.2. The misery index is based on four key data points: Unemployment levels, interest rates, consumer prices ...
Unemployment and austerity 'linked to 260000 extra cancer deaths around world'
bilbaoya.com - 5/26/2016 2:26:24 AM
The researchers used World Health Organisation and World Bank statistics on more than 70 countries with over two billion inhabitants to analyse the link between unemployment, public healthcare spending and cancer mortality. Lead scientist Dr Mahiben ...
There has never been a country that should have been so rich but ended up this poor
Washington Post - 5/19/2016 9:01:15 AM
According to the International Monetary Fund's latest projections, it has the world's worst economic growth, worst inflation and ninth-worst unemployment rate right now ... Never has a country that should have been so rich been so poor.
How a recession really can be deadly: Global cancer deaths rose by 260,000 during the last economic crisis
Daily Mail - 5/25/2016 10:23:01 PM
Researchers from leading universities across the world looked at trends over a period of 20 years in the first global analysis of its kind. Countries ... as untreatable. Statistics suggested a one per cent increase in unemployment led to an additional ...
Economic Crisis of 2008 Followed by Excess Cancer Deaths
Medscape News - 5/25/2016 10:44:30 PM
High-income and middle-income countries were classified according to the World Bank's Atlas Method based on 2015 ... The researchers reported that increases in unemployment rate were associated with significant increases in mortality for all cancer and ...
Economic growth not guarantee of poverty alleviation: World labour Org
Firstpost - 5/19/2016 7:06:43 AM
In a recent biennial survey by the Ministry of Statistics, all religious groups seem to have registered an increase in unemployment in rural ... million relatively poor in developed countries. "In the developed world, there has been an absolute increase ...
Egypt's unemployment rate grows to 12.7 percent
MENAFN - 5/16/2016 8:29:01 AM
MENA News Headlines May 16 2016 - UAE- DP World plans benchmark ... Egypt's unemployment rate eased slightly in Q1 of 2016 to reach 12.7 percent from 12.8 percent in the previous quarter.Furthermore, the country struggled to restore economic growth since ...
More Arab countries are seeking to orient their economies towards knowledge
malaysiasun.com - 5/23/2016 12:45:35 PM
The country with the greatest research intensity is Morocco ... steel and fertilizer industries to drive the economy. It has one of the world's lowest unemployment rates, at just 0.5%, and, in 2010, Qatar showed the world's fastest growth rate for ...
Chapter 11 For Countries?
econintersect.com - 5/24/2016 10:57:01 AM
Sovereign default risk has been growing, yet the world lacks an adequate mechanism for averting ... Greece's gross domestic product had fallen 25 percent below its GDP in 2010, and its unemployment rate had climbed to 27 percent. Then, the recovery that ...
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 ...
Did Russia Avoid High Unemployment With NGDP Targeting?
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2016 6:48:51 AM
We do have one piece of evidence that monetary policy was effective, the unemployment rate: It's possible ... to do what is right for the country regardless of the political situation", says Birgit Hansl of the World Bank. Such steps have been "painful ...
US cautions against Ghana’s youth unemployment
Ghana Web - 5/20/2016 4:16:43 PM
The United States of America Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson has bemoaned the lack of jobs for the youth in the country and the rising rate of unemployment. The World Bank in its latest report on jobs in Ghana revealed that about 48 percent of the ...
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
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 ...
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 ...