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
Greek unemployment drops to 26.6pc in Q2
Business Recorder - 9/18/2014 6:11:42 PM
data from the country's statistics service showed on Thursday. The rate was the lowest recorded since Q4 in 2012, when unemployment reached 26.2 percent. About 74.4 percent of Greece's 1.28 million jobless are long-term unemployed, meaning they have been ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
In 2008, the country’s unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent ... 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 ...
Measuring Misery around the World
CATO Institute - 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
The misery index concept can be applied to any country where suitable data exist. A misery index — a simple sum of inflation, lending rates, and unemployment rates ... in German-occupied Poland during World War II, price controls prevailed and the ...
Our unemployment rates are among the highest in the developed world
thejournal.ie - 9/9/2014 2:11:50 PM
IRELAND HAS A worryingly high rate of unemployment among 25-64 year olds, and the level of Irish young people neither employed nor in education of training is among the highest in the developed world. The OECD’s annual “Education at a Glance” report ...
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 ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 7:33:19 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 ...
Curbing unemployment in Nigeria.
Spy Ghana - 9/16/2014 12:01:51 PM
If one were to agree with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS ... The menace of poverty and unemployment has atrophied virtually all nations of the world in diverse proportions and shades. Unemployment in Nigeria has gone full circle.
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
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 ...
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
Compared with November 2011, unemployment has risen by 2.012m. Despite the latest release displaying the November 2012 seasonally adjusted rates for most EU countries, there are still some gaps. The latest recorded figures for Greece are from September 2012.
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. These are the happiest countries in the world. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the ...
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%.
Vietnam among countries with the lowest unemployment rates
Vietnamnet - 1/23/2014 6:40:26 AM
VietNamNet Bridge - Although the unemployment rate increased slightly from 1.81% to 1.9% over the same period of 2012, Vietnam is still among the countries with the lowest ... recovery of the global economy, the world labor market could not be improved.
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust ... According to the International Monetary Fund and the CIA World Factbook, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria currently have unemployment rates significantly lower than the United ...
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 6/29/2010 4:56:21 PM
As a result, the official U.S. unemployment rate - now 9.7% - can be misleading. The effect is multiplied when compared with the jobless rates of other nations, because there is no single standard for measuring unemployment around the world. Countries cite ...