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, 2014See also: Unemployment rate map
Unemployment: How Etisalat complements govt efforts with basic skills empowerment
Vanguard - 8/30/2016 11:12:38 PM
Nigeria, like the rest of the world, is grappling with the threat of high-scale unemployment which has been on the increase especially in the last few years. The country’s current unemployment rate has been on the rise and now stands at 12.1 per cent.
ILO predicts rising youth unemployment
Punch - 8/30/2016 11:41:16 PM
In the organisation’s ‘World Employment and Social Outlook 2016 ... the first of such increase in three years. In emerging countries, the report predicted that the unemployment rate would rise from 13.3 per cent in 2015 to 13.7 per cent in 2017 ...
Nigeria: Global Youth Unemployment Set to Rise in 2017 - ILO Report
AllAfrica - 8/30/2016 8:39:19 AM
"The ILO's World Employment and Social Outlook 2016 ... "The rise in youth unemployment rates is particularly marked in emerging countries." In emerging countries, the unemployment rate is predicted to rise from 13.3 per cent in 2015 to 13.7 per cent ...
Jobless rate nothing to brag about
Salina Journal - 8/30/2016 10:58:19 PM
the unemployment rate was 6.9 percent in Kansas and 9.1 percent in the U.S. Kansas had the ninth-lowest unemployment rate in the country, and it was ticking downward after peaking at 7.3 percent in July 2009 (right as the recession was coming to an end).
Austria's state secretary says confident to bring down unemployment rate
english.sina.com - 8/30/2016 9:53:53 PM
ALPBACH， Austria， Aug. 30 (Xinhua)-- Austria's economy will be definitely back on track by 2020 and the unemployment rate will be brought down ... he is confident the government is working to push the country back to a higher growth track.
Lowest Rates Of Vitamin A Supplementation Among Young Children By Country
worldatlas.com - 8/30/2016 4:53:14 PM
Golden rice is one among such GM foods which produces beta-carotene, a precursor of Vitamin A, and newer varieties do so at a rate 23 times more than the original golden rice. This is mainly done to overcome Vitamin A deficiency in Asian countries where ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:07:54 PM
According to the World Bank, GDP per capita in Qatar was $93,700 in 2013, while in Macau it was $91,400. That wealth helps their standing in the chart, as a country's unemployment rate only factors in those actively looking for work. If you're the 23-year ...
Governmnt urged to re-engineer technical/vocational education to curb unemployment
Modern Ghana - 8/30/2016 9:29:26 AM
The VTF programme was established by the Presbyterian Church of Ghana and its partner, the Bread for the World ... the unemployment rate is 1.1 per cent and Sierra Leone is 2.3 per cent. What is wrong with Ghana?” he quizzed. He said the country had ...
Unemployment rate continues decline in region
The edn Effingham Daily News - 8/30/2016 2:30:04 PM
Even though unemployment rates continue to decline across the region, the Illinois Department of Employment Security says that the state's job growth continues to lag behind the rest of the country, particularly in rural downstate areas. "Our job growth in ...
Fed’s Fischer Says Negative Rates Seem to Work in Today’s World
Bloomberg - 8/30/2016 12:28:23 PM
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said negative interest rates seem to be working in other countries, while reinforcing that ... “We’re in a world where they seem to work,” Fischer said, noting that while negative rates are “difficult ...
Why Apple's loss is the world's gain
CNN - 8/30/2016 8:35:09 PM
How exactly did Apple create a company with no employees, no office and no country ... rates. But do we need companies to pay more taxes? When US presidential candidates bemoan crumbling infrastructure (paid for by, yes, taxes) and the combination of ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
The Eurozone crisis changed the economic landscape of the world ... rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri Lanka have a lower unemployment rate compared to India. Let’s look at 25 countries with highest ...
Vietnam's unemployment rate rises to 2.3 pct in Q2
e.vnexpress.net - 8/19/2016 5:53:24 AM
Vietnam's unemployment rate was estimated at 2.3 ... people increased by 16,400 to 1.08 million in the second quarter. Statistics show that in Q2 there were 47.5 million people in the country's labor force. It is generally believed that better education ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
and the country is highly susceptible to exogenous shocks, according to the World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country did not experience popular uprisings like other North African nations did in 2011 ...
Israel aids flood victims, cancer patients, poor Latinos; world yawns
Arutz Sheva - 8/30/2016 11:16:48 AM
Humanitarians talk a lot about how developed countries should do more to help the Third World. Israel, as usual ... 50% of the population living below the poverty line and an unemployment rate of around 28%. The beleaguered Honduran police force ...