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
Global Unemployment Rate To Rise In 2017 – Report
naija247news.com - 1/13/2017 11:58:56 PM
“By contrast, unemployment should fall in 2017 among developed countries bringing their rate down to 6.2 per cent (from 6.3 per cent). But the pace of improvement is slowing and there are signs of structural unemployment,” the report says ...
ILO predicts increased unemployment in Latin America, Caribbean
Jamaica Observer - 1/16/2017 5:33:00 AM
The ILO, in its just-released World Employment and Social Outlook ... during which time the unemployment rate in emerging countries is expected to climb to 5.7 per cent, compared with 5.6 per cent in 2016.” The ILO said that of notable concern are ...
India's unemployment rate will go up marginally in 2017, says United Nations report
VG Today - 1/14/2017 4:23:47 AM
Since the Brazilian economy is only slowly recovering from its worst recession in a century, the unemployment rate should further increase in ... Guy Ryder, ILO director-general, said that around the world countries were facing the "twin challenge" of ...
Unemployment to rise in Caribbean in 2017
Trinidad Express Newspapers - 1/16/2017 12:35:20 PM
The ILO has released its World Employment Social Outlook ... by approximately 3.6 million between 2016 and 2017 during which time the unemployment rate in emerging countries is expected to climb to 5.7 per cent, compared with 5.6 per cent in 2016.”
Report: Global Uncertainties Lead to Rise in World Unemployment
Voice of America - 1/12/2017 8:43:51 AM
By contrast, ILO Director General Guy Ryder says, the rate of unemployment in developed countries should fall by slightly more ... unrest and are increasing migration in many parts of the world.
World – Global unemployment expected to rise by 3.4 million this year
www2.staffingindustry.com - 1/16/2017 12:28:10 PM
The global unemployment rate is expected to rise from 5.7% to 5.8% in 2017 representing an increase of 3.4 million in the number of jobless people, according to a new report from the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The report, entitled World ...
World's jobless to rise amid slower growth, uncertainty: U.N. agency
Reuters - 1/12/2017 3:57:31 AM
"That corresponds to an increase in the rate of unemployment in the world from 5.7 percent in the year that has just closed to 5.8 pct in 2017, and this is a tendency driven by deteriorating labor market conditions, particularly in emerging countries," ILO ...
Sectors identified under Vision 2025 to boost country’s economy: Senate told
Business Recorder - 1/16/2017 8:20:37 PM
Winding debate on a motion moved by Azam Khan Swati about situation arising out of high rate of unemployment in the country, the minister said the country's economy had been declared as an emerging economy by the world known economists. Owing to the steps ...
Unemployment rate in sub-Sahara Africa forecast to be 7.2% in 2017
Ghana Business News - 1/15/2017 1:40:57 PM
Sub-Saharan Africa’s unemployment rate is forecast to stand at 7.2 per cent in 2017, unchanged from 2016, according to the latest World Employment Social Outlook ... does not convey the considerable cross-country heterogeneity. In particular, it masks ...
World Employment and Social Outlook for 2017
newsbytesapp.com - 1/15/2017 2:49:32 AM
International Labour Organization launched 'World Employment ... in the global unemployment rate from 5.7% in 2016 to 5.8% in 2017. He added, "This is a tendency driven by deteriorating labor market conditions, particularly in emerging countries."
Unemployment to increase in the world- ILO
P.M. News Nigeria - 1/13/2017 8:06:53 AM
However, unemployment is expected to fall in developed countries ... the rate of poverty is actually increasing. Since 2009, the percentage of the working-age population willing to migrate abroad for work has risen in almost every region in the world.
Unemployment in India pegged at 18 million in 2018: ILO
Jagran Josh - 1/16/2017 10:47:58 AM
Highlights of World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017 • The global unemployment rate is expected to rise modestly from ... by deteriorating labour market conditions in emerging countries. • Compared with an average annual decline of 0.5 ...
Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news
The Economist online - 1/13/2017 4:17:49 AM
So rich countries are importing a bit more globally made inflation. How big an impact that has depends on the exchange rate. And in much of the rich world, currency markets ... in the domestic economy. The unemployment rate, measuring labour-market slack ...
Wanted: more jobs for the young
Inquirer Opinion - 1/16/2017 4:10:05 PM
The past year saw good news and bad news on the jobs front in the country. The good news was that the unemployment rate broke below 5 percent to a ... now and especially in the next 30 years when much of the world would face the problem of aging.
Surprising Charts About Smoking, Unemployment And Mobile Phones
88.5 WFDD - 1/14/2017 2:10:46 PM
In the majority of countries, smoking rates have gone down in the ... Spain, South Africa and Greece have some of the highest youth unemployment rates in the world. In the pool of 15-to-24-year-olds who want to work and are available to work, or are ...