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
What is Ghana’s unemployment rate?
Spy Ghana - 3/6/2014 2:33:11 PM
Post-independent Ghana has conducted population and housing censuses on four occasions, namely, 1960, 1970, 1984, 2000 and 2010. These exercises were able to reveal the demographics of the country, as well as the status of the people in terms of the houses ...
Eurozone unemployment rate stuck at 12 percent, inflation rate stable at 0.8 percent
FOX News - 2/28/2014 10:08:17 AM
BRUSSELS – Official data show the unemployment rate for the 18-country eurozone was unchanged in January at a near-record 12 percent and inflation was stable. The European Union's statistics agency said Friday that some 19.175 million were ...
World should thank Iran for high execution rate, says Tehran official
FOX News - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
Iran has stepped up executions, and believes in doing so, it has earned the gratitude of mankind. The Islamic republic's execution rate, which has soared to ghastly heights since self-described moderate Hassan Rouhani became president last year ...
Greece's Jobless Rate Remains High
The Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2014 5:43:28 AM
ATHENS—Greece's unemployment rate remained at stratospherically high levels in December, according to the latest jobs data, underscoring how the country at the epicenter of Europe's protracted debt crisis still faces a long road to economic recovery.
Boost for Hollande as French jobless rate falls
The Irish Times - 3/6/2014 8:49:35 AM
France’s unemployment rate fell to 10.2 per cent in the fourth quarter, providing the first quarterly decline in two years and a boost for president Francois Hollande. The unemployment rate, measured according to the International Labour Organisation’s ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
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 has always been a major problem. And though the official ...
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
The eurozone recorded a youth unemployment rate of 24.4%, up from 24.2% the previous month. Greece and Spain reported the highest rates at 57.6% (September 2012) and 56.5% respectively. Germany, Austria and the Netherlands had the lowest youth unemployment ...
Countries with the Highest Unemployment Rate
jobs.siliconindia.com - 9/17/2013 11:59:52 PM
Though the country has excelled in telecommunication infrastructure and education, unemployment ... s image as a world power has recently taken a beating. It is severely affected by recession, and in fact, as per Eurostat, which is EU’s statistics ...
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 ...
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 ...
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/2/2010 11:53:11 PM
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 ...
Unemployment rate in rich countries edges down
GlobalPost - 3/2/2014 11:56:16 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
Many of the countries with high unemployment also have very high debt per capita. Bulgaria is an exception. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...