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
Irish unemployment hits new post-crisis low in second quarter
Business Recorder - 8/26/2014 11:50:58 AM
DUBLIN: Ireland's unemployment rate hit a post-crisis low of 11.5 percent in the second quarter, falling into line with the euro zone average for the first time since the country's international bailout. The headline rate, which hit a high of 15.1 percent ...
Jobless rate holds a silver lining for Cobb
Marietta Daily Journal - 8/27/2014 3:57:20 AM
Georgia unfortunately has one of the country’s highest unemployment rates in the country at the moment ... and is just a short drive from one of the world’s premier airports in Atlanta. Cobb and Marietta also have long emphasized strong public ...
Global Unemployment: It’s Time To Act
investing.com - 8/22/2014 9:11:04 AM
... trends for the top 5 developed nations of the world. The peak unemployment rate and date of the peak, the current unemployment rate and the change from the high rate are the following for each country: I don't think Mr. Draghi will be using any ...
Nigeria,United States : WORLD BANK invests $300m to help NIGERIA fight against unemployment problem
Hispanic Business - 8/21/2014 6:49:05 AM
The Washington-headquartered World Bank has been making $300 million investments in Nigeria in order to alleviate the alarming rate of unemployment in the country. The global donor has also decided to execute Skills for Job scheme jointly with the National ...
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 ...
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 ...
National Job Summit And the Unemployment Crisis
Spy Ghana - 8/18/2014 9:01:29 AM
For example, the then Senegalese opposition politicians denounced the country’s high unemployment rate to mobilize youth against former ... political stability and civil unrest. A World Bank survey in 2011 showed that about 40 per cent of those who ...
Bill Schmick: World’s bankers to focus on lack of labor growth
Berkshire Eagle - 8/23/2014 12:05:51 AM
It is that time of the year again when the world’s central ... In this country we have seen some surprising gains in the employment picture this year despite a less-than-stellar economic growth rate. Unemployment has dropped from more than 7 percent ...
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 ...
Nigeria: World Bank Earmarks U.S.$300 Million to Fight Unemployment in Nigeria
AllAfrica - 8/19/2014 8:03:02 AM
Ibadan — AS part of efforts to fight unemployment in the country, the World Bank is currently investing $300m ... He also said that the National Bureau of Statistics stated that unemployment rate in Nigeria had reached 38 per cent with 45 per cent ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 9:52:16 AM
Bulgaria is an exception. 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. In 2009, the Eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 3:14:35 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
We Can Cut Government: Canada Did
CATO Institute - 8/28/2014 12:35:42 AM
The Wall Street Journal said that growing debt was making Canada an "honorary member of the third world ... growth rates, but the Canadians actually spent less when they reformed their budget in the 1990s. The Canadian government cut defense, unemployment ...
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 6/29/2010 4:56:21 PM
The effect is multiplied when 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 younger ...
CGRP, World Bank hold conference on petroleum, gas refining
Businessday - 8/22/2014 9:39:42 AM
Worried by the rising unemployment rate in the country, especially among university graduates ... in collaboration with the World Bank African Centre of Excellence and Centre for Petroleum Research and Training, is holding an international conference ...