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 ...
Greece Third Among ’12 Countries That Hate Their Government Most’
Greek Reporter Greece - 10/20/2014 8:22:34 AM
This gap is often reflected in unemployment rates. Last year, each of the three nations with ... in their government – the eighth highest percentage of any country in the world. Residents of Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina felt even stronger.
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 ...
Business opportunities to alleviate unemployment and poverty
Jamaica Observer - 10/22/2014 8:13:02 AM
Evidently, an unemployment rate of 13 per cent, the country's nemesis, is the most pressing concern. The World Bank is predicting that, over the next decade, Asia will be the fastest-growing economy and Africa will be second. China is the largest economy ...
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 ...
Michigan's unemployment rate continues to fall
Win 98.5 - 10/16/2014 4:12:36 PM
LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan's unemployment rate is at its lowest level since March 2008 at 7.2-percent for September. The Department of Technology, Management and Budget says three-thousand jobs were added last month, and the number of people who were ...
Connecticut jobless rate lowest in nearly 6 years
The Tampa Tribune - 10/20/2014 9:15:40 PM
Employers in Connecticut added 11,500 jobs in September, cutting the unemployment rate to its lowest in nearly six years ... Foley and others pointed out that Connecticut still lags the rest of the country in job growth. "Today's jobs report is another ...
B.C. economy adds 9,600 jobs in September, but unemployment rate unchanged
The Vancouver Sun - 10/10/2014 12:59:17 PM
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 ...
Opinion: Commemorating 2014 World Poverty Eradication Day – The Nigerian case
YNaija - 10/17/2014 12:08:02 PM
Also, a report from the World Bank in April 2014, listed Nigeria among the five poorest countries in the world ... While According to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS, 2013), the national unemployment rate is 23.9 percent with the youth accounting ...
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.
Bosnian vote hinges on unemployment and nationalist divisions
FOX News - 10/12/2014 11:31:01 AM
Bosnia-Herzegovina – Bosnians are voting in general elections that will show whether people are more concerned about the 44 percent unemployment rate or still mired in wartime nationalist divisions. The incumbent leader of the Serb half of the country ...
B.C. gains almost 10,000 jobs in September; Canadian unemployment rate lowest since 2008
Business in Vancouver - 10/11/2014 12:40:48 AM
The unemployment rate across Canada dropped 0.2 percentage points to 6.8%, which is the lowest it has been since December 2008. The country gained more than 74,000 ... Nick Exarhos, economist at CIBC World Markets, warned against reading too much into ...
Australia Expected to Have Second Worst Unemployment Rate in Coming Years Ahead of Philippines
International Business Times - 10/8/2014 5:40:50 PM
IMF chief economist Olivier Blanchard said the world ... countries should deal with the lagging effects of the global financial crisis which includes debt and unemployment. Australia was ranked in the category with a long period of low interest rates.
European economy impacted by both expansion and contraction of automotive industry
Live-PR - 10/21/2014 6:44:09 PM
The Spanish economy is experiencing its highest rate of unemployment ... the economy´s worst ever recession since World War II. The United Kingdom seems to be on a steady growth trajectory for H1 2014. The country´s recovery is being fuelled by domestic ...