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
Reforms needed to heed rising unemployment in GCC: ILO chief
Kuwait Times - 4/20/2015 8:10:08 PM
KUWAIT: A series of structural reforms to the economy and the labor market are urgently needed to heed high unemployment rates in Kuwait and ... structural shift that applies to the world in general and to the GCC countries with particular force ...
Turkey’s unemployment rate highest in 5 years
Today's Zaman - 4/16/2015 9:30:38 AM
Turkey's unemployment rate will increase from 9.9 percent in 2014 to 11.4 percent in 2015, rising further to 11.6 percent in 2016, according to data in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) latest World Economic ... with the country's young population ...
Unemployment rate drops in OECD countries
Trend - 4/14/2015 6:05:25 AM
The unemployment rate in the developed countries which are Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development members was down 0.1 percent in February, according to statement from the organization on Monday, Anadolu agency reported. “The OECD ...
Dangote: Business Backs Nigeria, Tasks Buhari on Unemployment, Economy
This Day Live - 4/20/2015 1:29:17 PM
On unemployment, the richest man in Africa argued that given the high rate of unemployment in the country, the Buhari administration ... it is not peculiarly a Nigerian problem. All over the world, there are growing issues of unemployment.
Turkey unemployment rate to surpass 11% in 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 4/17/2015 8:10:43 AM
ANKARA: Turkey’s unemployment rate is on course to surpass 11 percent in 2015 and is likely to hover around that level in the following year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, released on ...
Australia's jobless rate falls to 6.1%
MENAFN - 4/17/2015 4:17:28 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) Australia's unemployment rate dipped to 6.1 percent in March ... Prague - Czech ice-hockey legend Jaroslav Holik, who led his country's under-20 team to world titles in 2000 and 2001 as a coach, has died at the age of 72, local media ...
Dawn - 4/19/2015 2:53:22 AM
A high-tech economy and a comprehensive system of welfare benefits allow Sweden to enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world ... unemployment rates, of around 3.5 per cent, compared to the alarmingly high levels in other European countries ...
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%.
Unemployment ‘a cause of 45,000 suicides each year’
Pakistan Observer - 4/16/2015 8:14:53 PM
To reach their findings, the researchers assessed data from the World Health Organization ... It is possible that an unexpected increase in the unemployment rate may trigger greater fears and insecurity than in countries with higher pre-crisis unemployment ...
Q&A: Stanford's Taylor argues for higher interest rates
USA Today - 4/17/2015 6:01:52 AM
At the World Bank 2015 ... and the low interest rates. Q. Another criticism is that times are different now. We're coming out of a recession, and there are many lingering obstacles to growth. Credit is still tight and the unemployment rate doesn't reflect ...
World Bank pledges to support Nigeria, others tackle poverty
The Sun - 4/19/2015 11:10:17 PM
countries must build social safety nets and protections against both natural disasters and pandemics to ensure that people don’t remain trapped in extreme poverty,” the World Bank boss said. Obviously, Nigeria’s high rate of unemployment ...
Employ fresh graduates to reduce unemployment – Mahama
Ghana Web - 4/17/2015 12:42:44 PM
President John Mahama has said the unemployment rates in the country could be reduced if the private sector ... falls more on government in order to prepare the young people in the world of work,” he added. Employment resource centre President Mahama ...
Economic growth in emerging Europe and Central Asia stalling – World Bank
The Sofia Globe - 4/19/2015 8:04:10 PM
Unemployment rates remain stubbornly above 10 per cent in many EU-CSEE countries and consumption growth is sluggish ... can the deterioration of poverty rates be stopped, the World Bank said. Exchange rate adjustments, along with prudent monetary policy ...
UAE workforce grew at record rate in 2014, official figures reveal
The National - 4/14/2015 6:15:34 PM
The country’s workforce jumped 10 per cent to more than ... The UAE had a population of 9.35m in 2013, according to the World Bank. The unemployment rate last year was projected at 3.67 per cent, compared with 3.79 per cent in 2013, according to the ...
IMF Sees Turkish Unemployment Over 11 Pct. İn 2015 And 2016
Haberler.com - 4/14/2015 2:12:11 PM
Turkey's unemployment rate woulr rise over 11 percent in 2015 and remain on that level in the following year, according to IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO ... weighing on spending and growth in some countries. Low growth in turn makes deleveraging ...