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
IMF: Unemployment in emerging economies is set to rise this year
weforum.org - 5/6/2016 7:43:37 AM
Chart 1 provides a measure of the global unemployment rate based on data for 116 countries, of which 37 countries are classified as “advanced” (a term used in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook to refer to high-income countries) and the remaining 79 ...
Unemployment: Serious political will now needed
Zimbabwe Independent - 5/6/2016 5:27:36 AM
Claims that the unemployment rate is 60%, 85%, 95% or even as low as 4% — as stated by the World Bank — are not supported by reliable, current data. The most recent labour survey conducted by the country’s agency for national statistics — which ...
Skills, will and heart key to country's success: Lim Swee Say
Channel News Asia - 5/6/2016 5:27:36 AM
SINGAPORE: Low unemployment and sustainable ... one of the most competitive economy in the world through industry transformation. He added that it is the hearts of Singaporeans that help make the country one of the most cohesive and united people in ...
World Stocks Drift as Investors Avoid Risk, Await Job Data
La-Kabylie - 5/5/2016 11:55:20 AM
US ECONOMY: Data releases gave mixed signals for the world's No. 1 economy, leaving investors with no firm leads. Economists expect the report to show jobs grew by 200,000 last month while the unemployment rate stayed ... signs that the country's nascent ...
Wall Street Journal - 5/5/2016 7:26:19 PM
Consumer spending was a strong element of the Australian economy’s solid growth in 2015, with an interest-rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday likely to give it a further boost. Unemployment ... urged the country’s political rivals ...
Spain’s Jobless Rate Would Cause Serious Social Problems In Northern Europe
The Corner - 5/5/2016 1:49:52 PM
While I was writing my book I discovered, and I don’t think it was an original discovery, that Spain holds the world record for labour ... same level as other European countries which have a much lower unemployment rate. Q: What should the southern ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 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 ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
... worst unemployment are among the highest in the developed world. In 2012, government debt as a percentage of GDP exceeded 110% in four of the 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates, and six were among the top 20% for debts as a percentage of ...
Brazil’s unemployment jumps in Q1 as 11mn seek jobs
Business Recorder - 4/29/2016 6:29:00 PM
in a threat to years of progress against poverty in one of world's most unequal countries. The national unemployment rate replaced a narrower monthly calculation discontinued last month by IBGE that covered only Brazil's six largest metropolitan areas.
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/3/2010 11:41:51 AM
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 to be ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo Finance - 6/15/2012 4:14:54 PM
[Related: Degrees for Those with College Dreams] With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from ...
Unemployment in Arab Countries highest in the world
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/17/2015 11:58:15 AM
According to the report, which collected figures from the International Labor Organization (ILOT), the rate of unemployment in young people in the Arab countries is the highest in the world, representing more than double the global rate of unemployment ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
From 24/7 Wall St., these are the countries with the highest unemployment rates: Italy’s unemployment rate was set ... The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared with the U.S.’ 106.5% of GDP.
South Carolina ranks in top 10 states with highest unemployment rates
Island Packet Online - 4/29/2016 10:43:43 AM
The past seven years have seen a much-needed steady decline to today's rate of 5 percent, a welcomed sight for the country's workforce. The dropping unemployment rate has been felt nationwide, but at the state level, the results have been more mixed.
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/20/2015 10:04:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...