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 most educated countries in the world
Yahoo Finance - 9/11/2014 2:23:47 PM
Only Ireland had an unemployment rate higher than the OECD rate of 7.5% in 2012 ... To identify the most educated countries in the world, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the 10 countries with the highest proportions of residents aged 25 to 64 with a tertiary ...
Youth Unemployment is a Major Risk
Forex Street - 9/15/2014 4:17:45 AM
One may imagine that China – perhaps the only major country in the world that is experiencing strong gross domestic product (GDP) growth at this moment – would have a low rate of youth unemployment. And this could be the case. According to the official ...
Unemployment Rates Remain Mixed in Europe
TheSacramento Bee - 9/11/2014 2:02:18 PM
While Japan's unemployment rate remains the lowest of all countries compared (3.2 percent ... Our mission is unique: To provide the world's leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society.
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 ...
Lingering high rate of unemployment
NATIONAL MIRROR - 9/12/2014 1:29:30 AM
According to figures credited to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the rate of unemployment in the country stood at 23.9 percent in ... jobless constitute to the crime and other vices’ world. All these will assist in explaining why the FG should ...
Rate of Job creation insufficient to tame Unemployment in Nigeria
Businessday - 9/11/2014 11:56:27 PM
Unemployment according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) is among the biggest threats to social stability in many countries including Nigeria, putting the global rate at 12.6% (ILO ... As noted by the World Bank report, that the youth holds ...
What The World Bank's 'Job Crisis' Report Means For Investors And The Economy
Seeking Alpha - 9/11/2014 12:07:46 PM
I argued that in spite of the dropping unemployment rate and the high number of jobs being ... especially in developed countries and over the long-term. The World Bank argues that if current trends continue, unemployment will remain high in the years ...
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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 8:55:12 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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Republicans Caught in A Colossal Lie About Unemployment Benefits
Daily Kos - 9/12/2014 1:58:08 AM
Not that they'll ever read it, but a study released by the Federal Reserve Division of Research and Statistics, Monetary Affairs blows a huge hole in one of the GOP's most enduring fictions about providing jobless Americans with unemployment benefits.
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. These are the happiest countries in the world. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the ...
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%.