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
Immigrant unemployment rate same as American-born workers
economy.money.cnn.com - 5/24/2013 11:44:07 AM
The unemployment rate of immigrants fell to 8.1% in 2012, the same as the jobless level for people born in America. This marks the first time in several years that immigrants have not had a higher jobless rate. As Congress debates immigration ...
Soaring youth unemployment
DAWN Group - 5/20/2013 3:20:38 AM
In the five years since the 2008 crash, youth unemployment has reached Depression-era ... Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor under Carter and a leading figure in the US political establishment, warned about the potentially ...
Ongoing Joblessness in North Carolina: Unemployment rate for African Americans fourth in nation, more than double the state’s white rate
I4U NEWS - 5/23/2013 4:35:49 AM
In North Carolina, where the overall unemployment rate was 9.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 (compared with a nati ... MAIREAD Ni Mhaonaigh has travelled the world as a singer and fiddle player with traditional group Altan, but she insists there's ...
Black Unemployment Is Still Shamefully High
Atlantic Online - 5/22/2013 5:51:34 PM
No, it's shameful because many communities across the country are still simply being ravaged by the lack of work. Particularly the black community. Even in good times, the unemployment rate tends to be roughly twice as high for blacks as whites ...
Michigan's black unemployment rate much higher than white rate, but why?
MLive.com - 5/23/2013 4:10:10 PM
"Most whites don't think much about racial issues at all, but instead it's whites doing good things for whites that seems to reproduce racial inequality more than whites having to do bad things to black people or nonwhites," said DiTomaso, vice dean for ...
Unemployment improves in nearly all counties
I4U NEWS - 5/23/2013 4:07:11 AM
Unemployment rates improved in nearly all 72 Wisconsin counties last ... scientists at University College Cork (UCC) have found. The world's l ... REGINA -- A robust economy, low unemployment and affordable house prices make Regina the second best city ...
Illinois Unemployment Rate Climbs In April While Jobless Rate Drop In Most Other U.S. States
The Huffington Post - 5/18/2013 4:59:03 PM
Even though Nevada registered the largest rate drop of all the states over the year ... that delayed many outside projects," he added. From March, unemployment rates fell in 40 states and Washington, D.C., and were unchanged in seven.
Unemployment rates drop in most U.S. states, Illinois climbs
Reuters - 5/17/2013 6:40:27 PM
Illinois' rate ... September 2010, the highest on records going back to 1976, and then steadily drop. After Nevada the next higher rates were Illinois, Mississippi and California. In California, where the economy is on the mend, the state ...
Black jobless rate often twice overall rate; National Urban League seeks to address it
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 5/21/2013 12:27:39 AM
In 2007 -- the recession didn't begin until December of that year -- the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor metro area tied with Greater Detroit for the highest black jobless rate in the country: 14.9 percent. The national black jobless rate was 8.3 percent.
The Downside of Falling Unemployment
beta.fool.com - 5/23/2013 6:40:29 PM
The falling unemployment rate has caused a number of low-cost companies to suffer. McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) is the staple of the fast food industry. With its dollar menu it is able to provide a cheap meal to meet the needs of income constrained ...
Unemployment falls in 40 US states, rises in 3
Abc Local Web - 5/18/2013 5:03:13 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - May 17, 2013 -- Solid hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states last month, the most since November. The declines show the job market is improving throughout most of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that ...
Greek youth unemployment close to 75pc in some areas
Daily Telegraph - 5/22/2013 1:19:33 PM
Western Macedonia in Greece had the highest level of youth unemployment in the European Union, with the number of 16 to 24 year-olds out of work jumping to 72.5pc in 2012 from 52.8pc in 2011, according to Eurostat. Total youth unemployment in ...
Global Youth unemployment Trend 2013
E-Pao - 5/19/2013 3:36:08 AM
The global youth unemployment rate, which had decreased from 12.7 per cent in 2009 to 12.3 per cent in 2011, increased again to 12.4 per cent in 2012, and has continued to grow to 12.6 per cent in 2013 ... of unemployment, long-term unemployment ...
Fall River unemployment rates among highest in state
Herald News - 5/20/2013 11:59:01 PM
the city that once was one of the largest textile producing centers in the world, will struggle with unemployment, Mellion said. This city, caught between an industrial past and an uncertain future, had one of the state’s highest unemployment rates again ...
Germany, France seek to fight EU youth unemployment, aim for better use of existing funds
FOX News - 5/22/2013 3:28:24 PM
which officials in Berlin say will center on trying to get business involved and make better use of already-pledged public money. Germany's labor minister, Ursula von der Leyen, said Wednesday that she and her French counterpart will meet in ...