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
Turkey’s unemployment rate falls
Business Recorder - 7/15/2014 8:51:42 AM
The unemployment rate now stands at 9 percent of the adult working population, the country's statistics agency, TurkStat, said Tuesday, Anadolu news agency reported. The news comes as inflation was recorded to have fallen to 9.16 percent in June -- fifty ...
Unemployment rates fell in 22 US states in June
TheSacramento Bee - 7/18/2014 3:14:42 PM
The state's rate has fallen by 0.8 percentage points in the past two months, partly because more people have given up searching for work. Stronger hiring has helped lower unemployment in many parts of the country. Nationwide, employers added 288,000 ...
Africa's high youth unemployment: is population to blame?
theguardian.com - 7/11/2014 3:37:19 PM
there is a higher unemployment rate amongst individuals who have received secondary education than amongst those with lower education. By 2050, Tanzania's population is projected to reach 138 million, making it the 13th most populous country in the world.
Unemployment rate rises to 7.1% in June
4 - 7/11/2014 1:21:18 PM
Meanwhile, the official unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a point to 7.1 per ... Canada is doing better than practically everyone else and that the country has led the industrialized world in job creation. But the latter boast is wearing thin ...
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 ...
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 ...
To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion trees
Mother Nature Network MNN - 7/21/2014 2:56:49 PM
The country’s Road Transport ... Not only does India have a youth unemployment rate of 10.2 percent, according to the World Health Organization, it is also home to six of the world's 10 cities with the worst air pollution. Given the deadly impact ...
Kenya's unemployment rate stands at 12.7 pct
China - 7/21/2014 1:27:56 AM
Kenya is in the process of developing a national employment policy as the country's unemployment rate currently stands at 12.7 percent, a senior government official said on Sunday. The policy, which aims to create more job opportunities for the young ...
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 ...
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
Youths can be turned into assets if properly trained; World Population Day today
The Daily Star - 7/10/2014 5:54:30 PM
The situation is worse in the case of female youths having a higher rate of unemployment ... assets for the country if they are educated and trained well, experts said. Amid this scenario, Bangladesh, along with the rest of the world, is set to observe ...
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%.
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
CNBC - 6/7/2012 11:55:22 PM
With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of 10 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 International Labour Organization (ILO).The ...
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust ... According to the International Monetary Fund and the CIA World Factbook, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria currently have unemployment rates significantly lower than the United ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rates By Country
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2012 11:55:32 PM
Things apparently just keep getting worse for the eurozone. The average unemployment rate in nations that use the euro rose to 11.1 percent in May, the highest since the euro was launched in 1999. That's higher than the 10.6 percent average unemployment ...