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
Why Bosnia has the world's highest youth unemployment rate
Global Post - 10/9/2014 7:19:51 PM
At 57.5 percent, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s youth unemployment rate is the highest in ... abroad send home remittances that represent 13 percent of the country’s GDP, one of world’s highest rates. Marko, the political science graduate, said he too will ...
Youth unemployment in rich Middle East a 'liability': WEF
CNBC - 10/15/2014 6:26:48 AM
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) might have abundant wealth as a result of natural resources such as oil and gas but the region has the highest regional youth unemployment rate in the world with ... in the region said. Countries belonging to the ...
Germany by numbers: A look inside Europe's economic powerhouse
CNN - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
However, today the country ranks as the world's fourth largest economy, with one of the lowest unemployment rates, and one of the highest literacy rates in the world. Click through the slides of CNN's infographic above to see Germany by numbers ...
Alabama's unemployment down to 6.6 percent
Tulsa's Channel 8 - 10/17/2014 2:09:43 PM
Alabama's unemployment rate has declined to 6.6 percent ... Pound Tower Moved From Broken Arrow To Colorado Numerous road closures took place around Green Country Saturday.A tower weighing about a million pounds began its long journey from Broken Arrow ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
In 2008, the country’s unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent ... 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 ...
College majors around the world, in 6 maps
Vox - 10/13/2014 2:57:25 PM
What students study in college is related to how much money they make, their unemployment rates after graduation, and maybe even how satisfied they are with their jobs. But the popularity of different majors varies a lot by country. Reddit user ...
U.K. Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level Since Start of Financial Crisis
Wall Street Journal - 10/15/2014 4:53:45 AM
LONDON—Unemployment ... rate fall further, he may not press so firmly for a rate rise. He said the decline likely reflects the fact that a stronger pound makes prices of imports cheaper, while many commodity prices are tumbling on world markets.
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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 11:11:12 AM
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
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/3/2010 11:41:51 AM
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 ...
B.C. economy adds 9,600 jobs in September, but unemployment rate unchanged
The Vancouver Sun - 10/11/2014 2:21:00 AM
Statistics Canada said Friday the country's economy generated 74,100 net new jobs last month, knocking the unemployment rate down to its lowest level in nearly six years. The unemployment rate for September fell by 0.2 percentage points to 6.8 per cent ...
A stunning map of depression rates around the world
Washington Post - 11/6/2013 11:57:50 PM
Redder countries have higher depression rates. Bluer countries have lower depression rates. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post) The Middle East and North Africa suffer the world’s highest depression rates, according to a new study by researchers at ...
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 in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
Compared with November 2011, unemployment has risen by 2.012m. Despite the latest release displaying the November 2012 seasonally adjusted rates for most EU countries, there are still some gaps. The latest recorded figures for Greece are from September 2012.
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 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 ...