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
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 ...
President François Hollande of France Won’t Seek Re-election
New York Times - 12/2/2016 2:04:30 PM
STRASBOURG, France — Battered by months of dismal approval ratings and a stubbornly high unemployment rate, President François Hollande ... race even as it added further turmoil to the country’s unsettled politics. It also injected new uncertainty ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Saudi Arabia names new labor minister, reshuffles religious and Shura councils
egyptindependent.com - 12/3/2016 9:59:56 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 ...
Payrolls in US rise, jobless rate falls
vouxmagazine.com - 12/4/2016 1:51:59 AM
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. added 178,000 new jobs last month, bringing the unemployment rate to 4.6 percent ... For the most part, the soccer world has been mourning the accident as just that: a awful accident that many would ...
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 ...
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down further
Associated Press - 12/1/2016 11:13:53 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone edged down further in October, to 9.8 percent from 9.9 percent the previous month. Statistics agency Eurostat said Thursday that the number of people out of work fell by 178,000 over the month.
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 Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo News - 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 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: Unemployment rate (May): 12.2% Credit ... 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.