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
Saudi Arabia names new labor minister, reshuffles religious and Shura councils
Reuters - 12/4/2016 7:14:06 AM
after recent statistics showed a rise in unemployment in the world's top oil exporter. In a royal decree read on state television, the king also reshuffled the country's top religious body, the Council of Senior Scholars, and the Shura Council, which ...
No Overstatement: Structural Unemployment Is the Biggest Economic Threat
realmoney.thestreet.com - 12/3/2016 4:55:06 PM
The overstatement of job creation and understatement of unemployment in Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly reports is a topic ... crisis that's never occurred before -- as will every other country. The first thing needed is awareness and public ...
'S'pore better poised than other countries to ride challenges, but unity is key'
Today - 12/4/2016 1:04:51 PM
that Singapore is in a much better situation compared to other developed countries given its low unemployment rate, social safety nets and a well-educated workforce, among other factors. While Singapore faces some of the same challenges affecting ...
US Job Report - 178,000 More Jobs, Unemployment Falls To 4.6% But Manufacturing Loses 4,000
Forbes - 12/2/2016 4:49:08 PM
This latest jobs report for the US for November is an interesting little set of statistics. We’re going to hear ... Just like is happening in the rest of the world in fact, every country, yes even China, is losing manufacturing employment.
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 ...
Unemployment at 9-year low, mainly because many people no longer looking
mjbstar.com - 12/4/2016 2:45:04 PM
"With the unemployment ... raise interest rates "relatively soon", adding that the USA economy was "making very good progress". Employers added 178,000 jobs in November, the government said, extending the longest streak of hiring since World War II.
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:29:23 PM
According to the World Bank, GDP per capita in Qatar was $93,700 in 2013, while in Macau it was $91,400. That wealth helps their standing in the chart, as a country's unemployment rate only factors in those actively looking for work. If you're the 23-year ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
and the country is highly susceptible to exogenous shocks, according to the World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country did not experience popular uprisings like other North African nations did in 2011 ...
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 ...
Highest Female Unemployment Rates In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/11/2016 11:56:38 PM
Some of the countries with the highest female unemployment rates in the world are detailed below. Most of the Yemeni women mainly carry out unpaid jobs such as farming, collecting firewood, and herding. The unemployment rate for Yemeni women stands at 39.2 ...
World – OECD unemployment rate remains stable in August
www2.staffingindustry.com - 10/12/2016 11:44:33 AM
The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation) unemployment rate was stable at 6.3% in August 2016, the same as the previous month. Across the OECD area, which includes its 35 member countries, 39.4 million people were unemployed, 9.5 million less than ...
Countries With the Most Generous Welfare Programs
Yahoo Finance - 11/30/2016 11:07:54 AM
In the first quarter of 2015, Greece’s unemployment rate exceeded 25% ... Sweden’s total public spending is among the highest in the world relative to the size of the country’s economy. Social spending includes programs devoted to the welfare ...
Unemployment at lowest rate since Great Recession, thanks to seasonal retail jobs
diy-home-garden.com - 12/4/2016 12:50:32 PM
One key factor in interest rate decisions is the unemployment rate - and how close the country is to "full employment". Government reported strong employment which added 1, 78, 000 workers in the month of November. "The Fed is expected to inch rates higher ...
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down further
news.xfoor.com - 12/1/2016 1:01:15 PM
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down furtherU.S. News & World ReportThe unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone edged down further in October, to 9.8 percent from 9.9 percent the previous month. Dec. 1, 2016, at 5:53 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn ...