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
Why there is high Rate of Youth Unemployment in Puntland, Somalia?
Horseed Media - 5/25/2015 6:38:31 PM
Due to unemployment we are wasting our country’s human resource. According to a UN report, unemployment rate for youths in Somalia is one of the highest in the world at 67% among all 14 to 29-year-olds — 61% among men and 74% among women. The Somalia ...
Officials Emphasize Unemployment’s Threat to Europe
Wall Street Journal - 5/23/2015 11:55:52 PM
SINTRA, Portugal—High and divergent unemployment rates ... between countries,” Mr. Draghi said on Saturday. “They tend to become explosive; therefore they are going to threaten the existence of the monetary union.” The eurozone is the world ...
World Bank: Gaza economy on ‘verge of collapse’
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
(JTA) — Gaza’s economy, stifled by the highest unemployment rate in the world, blockades ... has shrunk by as much as 60 percent,” said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, in the news release.
Is this Australia's Struggle TOWN? Drugs, crime, dysfunction and skyrocketing jobless rates are pulling a country community apart
Daily Mail - 5/25/2015 6:09:53 PM
The rural town of Shepparton in central Victoria has been given a bad name in recent years, as a region rampant with drugs and crime, and skyrocketing unemployment rates. According to ... I have save the world syndrome, but you have to work in your own ...
MENA region pays the price for gender gap in youth unemployment
Al Bawaba - 5/25/2015 10:46:05 AM
As youth unemployment ... rate at 29.5 percent. The rate is especially high around women, with the gender gap three times higher than in most developing economies, according to the International Monetary Fund. Omar Kutayba al-Ghanim, co-chairman of the ...
Gaza Strip Economy on ‘Verge of Collapse,’ World Bank Says
New York Times - 5/21/2015 11:58:14 PM
The report, issued late Thursday, said Gaza’s unemployment rate now stood at 44 percent ... survive without being connected to the outside world,” the report quoted Steen Lau Jorgensen, the bank’s country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as ...
World Bank: Gaza’s economy near collapse
The Columbus Dispatch - 5/25/2015 11:00:24 AM
The youth unemployment rate, at 60 percent, is the highest in the Middle East ... connected to the outside world,” the report quoted Steen Lau Jorgensen, the World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as saying. The World Bank said the ...
South Africa the 3rd most miserable country in the world – Bloomberg
Talk Radio 702 - 5/25/2015 1:16:24 PM
South Africa is the third most miserable country in the world, according to Bloomberg survey data that make up its 2015 Misery Index. The index uses the unemployment rate and inflation rate to quantify “misery”. South Africa has an unemployment rate of ...
World Bank: Gaza facing ‘dangerous fiscal crisis’
The Times of Israel - 5/22/2015 9:19:34 PM
The Gaza Strip has the world’s highest unemployment rate, and Palestinians ... “Therefore, taking into account legitimate security concerns of neighboring countries, ways have to be found to drastically improve access to construction materials in ...
Highest unemployment pushing Gaza economy towards collapse, warns World Bank
Big News Network - 5/23/2015 3:24:38 AM
The youth unemployment rate, at 60 percent, is the highest in the Middle East ... particularly the youth," said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza. "The ongoing blockade and the 2014 war have taken a toll on ...
WEF seeks collaborative efforts to address Mena unemployment paradox
Gulf News - 5/24/2015 8:16:56 AM
This is the world’s highest regional youth unemployment rate, and paradoxically the region’s private ... shows that despite significant investment in education by many countries, the region is not equipping young people with skills for the 21st century.
Spain criticizes quotas of migrants for European countries, citing its high unemployment rate
FOX News - 5/18/2015 3:47:52 PM
Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo says the plan doesn't account for Spain's sky-high jobless rate of nearly 24 percent and the country's efforts to prevent illegal migration from North Africa via Spain to other European countries. Garcia ...
Youth unemployment in Guyana around 40% – CDB
Stabroek News - 5/22/2015 4:54:42 PM
Key among its findings, the release said was that youth unemployment rates in the Caribbean are among the highest in the world at nearly 25% for countries with available statistics. The adult rate is said to be about 8%. Youth for the purposes of the ...
Multibillion dollar Saudi city to be ready by 2035
Al Arabiya News - 5/22/2015 3:28:48 PM
The country’s youth unemployment rate is more than 28 percent, on par with the regional rate for the Middle East and North Africa. Al-Rasheed said the city is to become the main manufacturing and logistics hub for the Red Sea region and one of the world ...
Gaza's Economy On Verge Of Collapse: World Bank Report
MENAFN - 5/24/2015 12:56:07 PM
"Blockades, war and poor governance have strangled Gaza's economy and the unemployment rate is now the highest in the world," said the report ... a plan to pursue expatriates who entered the country on visit visas and violated the