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
Eight countries where people suffer the most
USA Today - 12/5/2013 11:13:18 AM
During the global financial crisis, suffering increased globally. According to a survey recently published by Gallup, 14% of the world's population was suffering in 2012, compared to 11% on average before the recession began. In the United ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
Many countries in the Eurozone that were doing well suddenly were grappling with piling debt, a banking crisis and a slowdown. The economic crisis has also become increasingly a social crisis for the most affected countries with high unemployment rates.
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
theconversation.com - 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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
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 ...
Unemployment rate in rich countries edges down
GlobalPost - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
The unemployment rate across rich countries eased slightly to 8.0 percent in March ... July 2008 just before the financial crisis destabilised economies across the world. The data was published against a background of gloomy growth figures on Wednesday ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
FOXBusiness - 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%.
A stunning map of depression rates around the world
Washington Post - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
This chart shows how each region of the world is affected by depression; the orange line indicates the number of years spent living with clinical depression per every 100,000 people. The most depressed country is Afghanistan, where more than one in five ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rates By Country
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2012 11:55:32 PM
Things apparently just keep getting worse for the eurozone. The average unemployment rate in nations that use the euro rose to 11.1 percent in May, the highest since the euro was launched in 1999. That's higher than the 10.6 percent average ...
World unemployment rising; rates, responses vary
usatoday30.usatoday.com - 10/2/2009 11:32:18 AM
And European Union figures for the 16 countries using the euro show a rate of 9.6% for August. In the developing world, the downturn has also taken its toll. Unemployment in Brazil appears to be easing a bit, but Mexico in August posted its ...
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.
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
The recent recession has been global in nature, meaning that many countries worldwide have experienced elevated unemployment rates. Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust employment. These countries generally fall into three broad ...
New Jobs At 203K Tops Forecasts And Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.0%
Seeking Alpha - 12/6/2013 7:18:52 PM
Here is the lead paragraph from the Employment Situation Summary released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: The unemployment rate declined from 7.3 percent to 7.0 percent in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 203,000, the ...
Unemployment rate in rich countries steadies
GlobalPost - 10/10/2013 7:07:44 PM
Nations with the highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 11/25/2010 9:20:28 AM
Zimbabwe has the world's highest unemployment rate of 95 per cent as of 2009. As a result of poverty and unemployment, the country has become a hotbed of criminal activity. From being one of Africa's robust economies, it fell to be among the world's worst ...