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
The 29 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 1/23/2015 2:43:49 PM
Venezuela, is again, the most miserable nation in the world, according to new analysis published by the Cato Institute. Cato's Misery Index ranks 108 countries based on ... lending rates, and unemployment figures together and then subtracts year-on-year ...
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/21/2015 2:39:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 1/20/2015 12:24:13 PM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...
Why Venezuela Is The 'Most Miserable' Country In The World, Again
Yahoo Finance - 1/23/2015 10:07:38 PM
Venezuela is the most miserable country in world. And it is because the country's situation ... The list combines data about a country's inflation rate, interest rates, and unemployment. It also factors any slides in GDP growth. The reason why Venezuela ...
Unemployment rate to rise over next five years – ILO
Citi FM Online - 1/25/2015 11:13:52 AM
It said two regions, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, accounted for three quarters of the world ... acute in countries and regions where youth unemployment was high or rising rapidly. The report said in line with the global unemployment rate, social ...
UN Predicts Rise in World Unemployment
Voice of America - 1/19/2015 8:03:32 PM
In “World Employment and Social Outlook ... it is more difficult to rebound than in low inequality countries." Social unrest has increased in tandem with the rising unemployment rate, now reaching a level almost 10 percent higher than when the crisis ...
World Misery Index: Serbia one of the poorest countries in the world
InSerbia - 1/25/2015 5:44:35 AM
... the most poor countries in the world, published by Cato Institute, Serbia is at the infamous eighth place out of 109 countries, writes “Blic”. Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment, and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic ...
UN: Global Unemployment Will Rise
Breitbart News - 1/20/2015 2:11:35 PM
The ILO World Employment and Social Outlook — Trends ... count because they are no longer considered part of the labor market. Some countries lie about the real unemployment rate by counting workers as employed when they only work part-time.
15 Wealthiest Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 1/18/2015 1:42:20 AM
... higher standards of living than other countries, complete with better healthcare, longer life expectancy, more disposable income for purchasing luxury goods and traveling the world, low unemployment rates, and broad social and welfare programs that ...
Spain jobless rate falls in 2014 but long road ahead to recovery
Business Recorder - 1/22/2015 6:19:45 PM
MADRID: Spain's unemployment rate fell for the second straight year in 2014, official data showed Thursday, but at 23.7 percent the country's labour market still faces a long road to recovery. Joblessness fell from 25.7 percent in 2013 as the large ...
Spain: Nation's high unemployment rate barely budges in Q4, stays stuck at 23.7 percent
Fox Business - 1/22/2015 4:39:32 PM
MADRID – Spain's unemployment ... countries. Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guidos said 2015 growth could be stronger than the IMF estimate, saying it was not "unreasonable" to predict expansion near 3 percent. His comments were echoed at the World ...
Exit poll: Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins election
Times Union - 1/25/2015 6:23:21 PM
Greece's unemployment rate is 25.5 percent. Greece's creditors insist the country must abide by previous commitments to continue receiving support, and investors and markets alike have been spooked by the anti-bailout rhetoric. Greece could face bankruptcy ...
SA ranks 8th on worst unemployment rate list
ENCA - 1/20/2015 9:18:06 AM
About 201 million people were jobless around the world last year ... According to the projection, the 10 countries with the highest projected unemployment rates for 2015 are: Mauritania (30.9 percent), Reunion (29.4 percent), Macedonia (28.2 percent ...
Anti-bailout Syriza party wins Greek election, exit polls show
The Star - 1/25/2015 3:31:33 PM
Syriza’s 40-year-old leader, Alexis Tsipras, has promised to renegotiate the country’s 240 billion-euro ($270 billion ... and tax increases. Greece’s unemployment rate is 25.5 per cent. The exit poll on state-run Nerit TV projected Syriza as having ...
Joblessness in the world and in the Philippines
Tempo - 1/21/2015 11:57:23 PM
The World Employment and Social Outlook ... where austerity prevails, and countries in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East hit hard by the plunge in oil prices. The global unemployment rate started going up in 2009, the ILO said, and with it ...