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 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 9/2/2014 8:36:32 AM
Bloomberg's Alex Tanzi compiled a list of the "most miserable countries" in the world according to this index ... Bloomberg left them off because either the unemployment rate or inflation rate (or both) were absent or dated. But we thought we'd share ...
Tackling unemployment: Report says Nigeria requires 4.5million new jobs annually
dailypost.ng - 9/1/2014 6:36:02 AM
While the country’s economy is said to have grown at the rate of seven per cent during the ... there is in Nigeria evidence of a close correlation between youth unemployment and rising armed violence. “The World Bank identifies the increasing magnitude ...
Obama on Labor Day touts economic gains under his leadership, is mum on pressing world concerns
FOX News - 9/1/2014 8:19:14 PM
President Obama used Labor Day to tout the country’s economic gains under his leadership ... He also pointed out that the U.S. unemployment rate now stands at 6.2 percent, dropping 1.1 points over the past year, after peaking at 10 percent in October ...
Growing Labor Shortages on the Horizon in Mature Economies
Yahoo Finance - 9/2/2014 12:25:36 PM
2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serious labor shortages in the world's advanced economies ... risk of labor shortages among 32 countries compared, based on negative projected labor-force growth and an unemployment rate already below the natural level.
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
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 has always been a major problem. And though the official ...
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 ...
German unemployment rate up slightly to 6.7 percent with 2.90 million jobless
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 8/28/2014 6:55:06 AM
BERLIN — Germany's Federal Labor Office says the country's jobless rate ticked up slightly to ... 2.90 million people out of work in August overall, and as a result the unemployment rate inched 0.1 percentage point higher from July.
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 9:52:16 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 ...
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 By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 3:14:35 PM
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
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 6/29/2010 4:56:21 PM
The effect is multiplied when 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 younger ...
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust ... According to the International Monetary Fund and the CIA World Factbook, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and Austria currently have unemployment rates significantly lower than the United ...
EU to hold emergency summit to tackle economic growth, unemployment
Daily News and Analysis - 8/31/2014 3:38:16 AM
European Union leaders are set to hold an emergency summit on promoting growth and jobs in October at the suggestion of Italy, highlighting their concerns over the fragile economic recovery in the 28-country ... double-digit unemployment rate, stuttering ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
CNBC - 6/7/2012 11:55:22 PM
With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from the International Labour Organization (ILO).The ...
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.