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
Countries that hate their government most
USA Today - 10/22/2014 10:43:22 AM
In 2013, 86% of country residents told Gallup they believed corruption was widespread in their government, one of the highest rates in the world. The job market, however, seems to be in relatively good shape. The unemployment rate was just 5.1% in 2013 ...
Youth Unemployment Dominates Headlines Wherever I Report
The Huffington Post - 10/22/2014 1:35:09 PM
At a time when the militant Islamist group Boko Haram rocked the world by kidnapping almost 300 girls, igniting the impassioned celebrity-endorsed "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign, we travelled the country ... Nigeria's staggering unemployment rate and ...
Why Bosnia has the world's highest youth unemployment rate
Global Post - 10/9/2014 7:19:51 PM
At 57.5 percent, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s youth unemployment rate is the highest in ... abroad send home remittances that represent 13 percent of the country’s GDP, one of world’s highest rates. Marko, the political science graduate, said he too will ...
Greece Third Among ’12 Countries That Hate Their Government Most’
Greek Reporter Greece - 10/20/2014 8:22:34 AM
This gap is often reflected in unemployment rates. Last year, each of the three nations with ... in their government – the eighth highest percentage of any country in the world. Residents of Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina felt even stronger.
Germany by numbers: A look inside Europe's economic powerhouse
CNN - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
However, today the country ranks as the world's fourth largest economy, with one of the lowest unemployment rates, and one of the highest literacy rates in the world. Click through the slides of CNN's infographic above to see Germany by numbers ...
Business opportunities to alleviate unemployment and poverty
Jamaica Observer - 10/22/2014 9:17:28 AM
Evidently, an unemployment rate of 13 per cent, the country's nemesis, is the most pressing concern. The World Bank is predicting that, over the next decade, Asia will be the fastest-growing economy and Africa will be second. China is the largest economy ...
Measuring Misery around the World
CATO Institute - 10/21/2014 11:16:10 PM
The misery index concept can be applied to any country where suitable data exist. A misery index — a simple sum of inflation, lending rates, and unemployment rates ... in German-occupied Poland during World War II, price controls prevailed and the ...
College majors around the world, in 6 maps
Vox - 10/13/2014 2:57:25 PM
What students study in college is related to how much money they make, their unemployment rates after graduation, and maybe even how satisfied they are with their jobs. But the popularity of different majors varies a lot by country. Reddit user ...
Nigeria: Govt to Review Unemployment Data
AllAfrica - 10/20/2014 10:52:53 AM
WORRIED that Nigeria operates one of the world's longest man-hour benchmark ... number of employed persons in the country. The Federal Government through recommendations of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in 2010 pegged Nigeria's employment ...
Connecticut jobless rate lowest in nearly 6 years
The Tampa Tribune - 10/20/2014 9:15:40 PM
Employers in Connecticut added 11,500 jobs in September, cutting the unemployment rate to its lowest in nearly six years ... Foley and others pointed out that Connecticut still lags the rest of the country in job growth. "Today's jobs report is another ...
Michigan's unemployment rate continues to fall
Win 98.5 - 10/16/2014 4:12:36 PM
LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan's unemployment rate is at its lowest level since March 2008 at 7.2-percent for September. The Department of Technology, Management and Budget says three-thousand jobs were added last month, and the number of people who were ...
B.C. economy adds 9,600 jobs in September, but unemployment rate unchanged
The Vancouver Sun - 10/10/2014 12:59:17 PM
Statistics Canada said Friday the country's economy generated 74,100 net new jobs last month, knocking the unemployment rate down to its lowest level in nearly six years. The unemployment rate for September fell by 0.2 percentage points to 6.8 per cent ...
Opinion: Commemorating 2014 World Poverty Eradication Day – The Nigerian case
YNaija - 10/17/2014 12:08:02 PM
Also, a report from the World Bank in April 2014, listed Nigeria among the five poorest countries in the world ... While According to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS, 2013), the national unemployment rate is 23.9 percent with the youth accounting ...
U.K. Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level Since Start of Financial Crisis
Wall Street Journal - 10/15/2014 4:53:45 AM
LONDON—Unemployment ... rate fall further, he may not press so firmly for a rate rise. He said the decline likely reflects the fact that a stronger pound makes prices of imports cheaper, while many commodity prices are tumbling on world markets.
Bosnian vote hinges on unemployment and nationalist divisions
FOX News - 10/12/2014 11:31:01 AM
Bosnia-Herzegovina – Bosnians are voting in general elections that will show whether people are more concerned about the 44 percent unemployment rate or still mired in wartime nationalist divisions. The incumbent leader of the Serb half of the country ...