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
Brits suffered the biggest wages drop in the G7 but French and Germans enjoy pay rises despite working fewer hours than we do
Daily Mail - 4/24/2014 11:40:32 AM
Latest figures last week showed that the unemployment rate in the UK had fallen even further to just 6.9 per cent. However, a new analysis comparing the UK to other countries suggests ... and Japan among the G7 – the world's leading developed economies.
Unemployment rates fall in 21 states
The Sun Chronicle - 4/19/2014 12:04:57 AM
WASHINGTON - More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped ...
Spain 'fiddles numbers' to shave jobless rate
The Local - 4/24/2014 10:14:38 AM
Spain's official unemployment rate is based on a survey of 65,000 households across the country, known as the EPA ... Spain has been destroyed by thieves who tried to steal the Unesco World ... Spain's households get 25 percent richer in 2013 Spain's ...
The 22 Most Miserable Countries In The World
San Francisco Gate - 4/24/2014 5:02:39 PM
The other countries are either hampered by high unemployment or interest rates. Here is the top 28 (and here's the full study): Join the conversation about this story » See Also: SEE ALSO: The 18 Most Corrupt Countries In The World
Measuring Misery around the World
CATO Institute - 4/22/2014 11:53:03 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 ...
Spanish regions have highest unemployment rates in EU
Aaj Ki Khabar - 4/16/2014 5:09:10 AM
another mainly rural region in the southwest of the country, were also out of work, while the unemployment rates for Castilla-La Mancha and Murcia were 30.1 percent and 29.4 percent respectively. Spain had an average unemployment rate of 26 percent in 2013 ...
Price of Freedom: Unemployed Veterans
News Channel 9 - 4/23/2014 10:25:58 PM
Terrence Westfield's Army Career has taken him to places all around the world. "I enlisted in the Army here ... In 2013, Tennessee had the seventh highest Post 9-11 Veteran unemployment rate in the country. ATLANTA (AP) -- A collaborative of Georgia ...
World's 5 Best and Highly Developed Countries
Silicon India - 4/23/2014 11:20:15 AM
Norway: Officially recognized as the Kingdom of Norway, this Scandinavian nation has garnered 5th spot in the list of the best country of the world in 2014 ... standards and a very low poverty and unemployment rate, with a life expectancy of 80.2 years.
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
This crisis had a ripple effect on the economy and the unemployment rates started climbing. Though World Bank describes South Africa as an upper-middle income economy, poverty in the country has always been a major problem. And though the official ...
Sweden: Highest ratio of youth unemployment
United Nations Regional Information Centre - 4/24/2014 8:41:35 AM
Germany, Switzerland and Japan are the only three OECD countries where youth unemployment is less than twice the average rate of unemployment. The high ratio of unemployed youth in Sweden is not necessarily linked to the world economic crisis according to ...
Sound industrial policies for growth
thenewage.co.za - 4/24/2014 9:46:00 AM
The longest global economic recession since the great depression in the 1930s led to the loss of 28 million jobs across the world and 1 million ... In South Africa and the other countries mentioned above, the unemployment rate measures the number of ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
Which European countries have the highest unemployment rates? Data from the CIA’s World Factbook paints a grim picture. Check out Europe’s top-ten most unemployed countries below: List of countries by unemployment rate - Wikipedia, the free
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 to be ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared to the United States’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at just 6.8%.
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 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 ...