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
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.
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 ...
Boost for Hollande as French jobless rate falls
The Irish Times - 3/6/2014 8:49:35 AM
The European Commission said it was eager to see details of Mr Hollande’s payroll tax scheme, lamenting the fact that France had so far made little progress on competitiveness. Some employers have warned that Mr Hollande’s plan may not start to have an ...
Top 5 countries with the lowest unemployment
worldfinance.com - 2/25/2014 10:04:41 AM
In fact, figures from the Bank of Thailand suggest that working hours in the country are extremely low, with many people working fewer than 20 hours a week. Over the course of 2013, unemployment rates in Singapore dropped significantly, from 2.1 percent to ...
Jason Kenney looks to Germany for help at curbing Canada’s youth unemployment rate
Yahoo News Canada - 3/4/2014 10:13:41 PM
That’s what we hope to do next week on our trip to Europe." In Germany — as Kenney touched on — the government puts an emphasis on the trades: youth as young as 10 years old are streamed into a tiered system of schooling combining general and ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
The country’s government expects the unemployment rate to remain above 10 per cent in 2014 but the economy ... growing economies in the world, according to Wikipedia. Turkey’s unemployment rate, however, has remained around 10 per cent in recent ...
Turkey's unemployment rate at 9.7 percent in 2013
worldbulletin.net - 3/6/2014 9:18:13 AM
which is a 0.5 percent rise from 2012, according to a report published by its statistics agency, Turkstat, on Thursday. The number of unemployed people increased by 229 thousand in 2013, reaching 2 million 747 thousand, according to Turkstat. In 2013 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
Summertime, and the livin’s … well, not easy for a growing number of European countries reeling from the lingering debt crisis. This summer, the eurozone had the unwelcome distinction of breaking a record for high unemployment. In June 2012 ...
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 ...
What is Ghana’s unemployment rate?
Spy Ghana - 3/6/2014 2:33:11 PM
The LMIS seeks to identify current and future job market opportunities and provide ... and we cannot wait till 2020 to conduct another census that captures the unemployment rate in the country in order to create jobs to cater for the unemployed.
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 - 2/1/2014 11:54:52 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 ...
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
Compared with November 2011, unemployment has risen by 2.012m. Despite the latest release displaying the November 2012 seasonally adjusted rates for most EU countries, there are still some gaps. The latest recorded figures for Greece are from September 2012.
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 ...