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
The 15 Happiest Economies in the World
Bloomberg - 3/4/2015 12:41:49 AM
In what may come as a surprise, the least-miserable country in our analysis is the not-so-wealthy Thailand. That's partly thanks to an unusually low unemployment rate, currently tracking ... size isn't everything. The world's largest economy places a ...
Which are the 15 most miserable countries in the world?
Daily Telegraph - 3/4/2015 9:24:22 AM
The collapse in world oil prices has left the country short ... the highest level in the eurozone. The country has an eye-wateringly high unemployment rate of 25.8pc. More than half of Greece’s 15 to 24 year olds are out of work. The country is on ...
Gaza Crisis Worse Than During Israel-Hamas War, Citizens Facing 70 Percent Unemployment and Living Among Ruins, Says Report
The Christian Post - 3/4/2015 5:09:39 PM
With an international embargo hampering reconstruction efforts, close to 1.8 million people are living among the destroyed buildings in the region, and facing a 70 percent unemployment rate ... (Gaza), and at other Arab countries for not following ...
World markets care little about Chinese rate cut
Salt Lake Tribune - 3/2/2015 5:12:02 PM
London • World stock markets edged lower in European trading ... EUROZONE DATA: Market sentiment in Europe did not hold up despite reports showing unemployment in the 19-country eurozone fell last month to its lowest since 2012 and that consumer prices ...
Italy's unemployment rate down 0.1 percent
MENAFN - 3/3/2015 10:37:08 AM
(MENAFN) According to the national statistics institute (Istat), Italy's unemployment rate dropped by 0.1 percent for the second months in a row in January, Xinhua reported. Unemployment in the country stood ... and the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar ...
Uncertainty over Greece's economic future pushing country back toward recession
FOX News - 3/3/2015 2:33:22 PM
The fall makes the country a cheaper destination for those coming from outside the eurozone. The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises expects 1 million more arrivals this year, bringing the total to 25 million, while TUI, one of the world's biggest ...
One fifth of world suicides linked to unemployment
World Socialist Web Site - 2/24/2015 7:28:00 PM
The study uses data on suicide deaths from the World Health Organisation (WHO ... suicide risk associated with unemployment was greater in those countries with a lower unemployment rate. The finding points to the isolating impact of unemployment and ...
Bloomberg News ranks nation 5th in world happiness survey
The China Post - 3/4/2015 4:12:23 PM
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan was listed as the world's fifth happiest economy in a recent ... and there may be around 1 percent of deflation in the country this year. The unemployment rate has improved as well, dropping 0.1 percent from 3.6 to 3.5 in one ...
Unemployment in Bulgaria, EU continues easing
The Sofia Globe - 3/2/2015 11:14:07 AM
Among EU countries, the lowest unemployment rates in January 2015 were recorded in Germany (4.7 per cent) and Austria (4.8 per cent), and the highest in Greece (25.8 per cent in November 2014) and Spain (23.4 per cent). Compared with a year ago ...
UK unemployment falls again: How do other EU countries compare?
CITY A.M. - 2/19/2015 9:32:38 AM
The unemployment rate in the UK dropped again yesterday, falling to 5.7 per cent. The UK, like the United States and Germany, is lucky to have a growing workforce and luckier still to have growing wages. Across the European Union, countries are in far ...
Spain Sees Largest Drop In Unemployment In 14 Years
Eurasia Review - 3/4/2015 5:56:47 AM
In the last 12 months, recorded unemployment has fallen by 300,333, the largest year-on-year reduction to unemployment in a single year since 1999, with a 6.24% year-on-year rate of reduction ... number of people in our country”, remarked Engracia ...
Italy January jobless rate falls to 12.6pc
Business Recorder - 3/2/2015 4:00:27 PM
... reported the December jobless rate at 12.9 percent. Unemployment had been rising steadily since early 2011 and peaked at a revised 13.2 in November as the country languished in its longest post-World War Two slump. The data are good news for Prime ...
Donald Trump At CPAC: The Country Is In Trouble, We Have No Leadership
WesternJournalism - 3/3/2015 10:32:58 PM
The potential is there, but the country is in trouble. We have no leadership. The billionaire real estate mogul commented that national security is America’s number one problem, followed closely by the high unemployment rate that Trump insists is much ...
Australia Central Bank Holds Rates
Wall Street Journal - 3/3/2015 6:05:07 AM
SYDNEY—Australia’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low ... leadership is relying on to rev up activity in the world’s second-largest economy. In Australia, unemployment is near its highest levels in a decade ...
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%.