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
Brazil’s unemployment jumps in Q1 as 11mn seek jobs
Business Recorder - 4/29/2016 1:35:31 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.
Eurozone economic growth rate unexpectedly doubles
m.sfgate.com - 4/29/2016 10:00:46 AM
LONDON (AP) — The eurozone economy has finally recouped all the ground lost in the recessions of the past eight years after official figures Friday showed that the 19-country single ... Eurostat reported that the unemployment rate across the region ...
G20 summit this year to contribute to global economic governance
ECNS - 5/1/2016 11:48:45 PM
As the world ... Western countries in recent years have stagnated their reforms and stalled their economic growth. Italy, one of the G20 members, is plagued this year by new and old problems, such as a sluggish growth, heavy debt, high unemployment ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
The Eurozone crisis changed the economic landscape of the world ... rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri Lanka have a lower unemployment rate compared to India. Let’s look at 25 countries with highest ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The teen birth rate among Americans has hit an all-time low
pilotonline.com - 4/29/2016 10:07:55 AM
The decline of the past decade has occurred in all regions in the country and among all races ... 15 to 19 also noted that the places with the highest birth rates tend to have higher unemployment, lower income and less education. "The United States ...
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 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 ...
The Five Highest Unemployment Rates In The World
Forbes - 12/28/2015 10:35:05 PM
If unemployment remains high for an extended period, it may become structural, resulting in a myriad of problems. In this article, we will look at the five countries with the highest rate of unemployment. Unemployment: The Highest Rates A number of factors ...
Growth in Turkey is projected to slow to 3.5 percent in 2016, says the World Bank
The World Bank - 4/29/2016 8:06:14 AM
As a result, the non-agricultural unemployment rate stabilized at 12.4 percent ... Inflation is projected to be at 8.5 percent by end-2016. The World Bank’s work in Turkey is based on a joint Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the period 2012-2016.
‘Brazil Is One of the Most Unequal Countries in the World’
FAIR - 4/29/2016 2:44:07 AM
And every country in the world issues bonds to pay for social spending ... Brazil suffered a speculative attack from the financial sector. Interest rates now have increased from 7 percent to more than 12 percent, almost doubled in the last six months.
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
The Guardian - 1/20/2015 10:51:09 AM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...