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
Gaza unemployment world's highest as 60% of youth find themselves jobless
The Jerusalem Post - 5/22/2015 4:58:53 AM
Blockades and war have strangled the Gaza Strip’s economy and the unemployment rate is now the highest in the ... Unemployment in the Gaza Strip is the highest in the world at 43%, when compared to other countries, according to the report.
World Bank: Gaza economy on 'verge of collapse'
Associated Press - 5/22/2015 6:24:47 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Gaza's economy is on the "verge of collapse," a new World Bank report warned Friday, saying the unemployment rate there is now the highest ... the youth," Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza ...
Gaza facing "dangerous fiscal crisis" amid world's highest unemployment: World Bank
Economic Times - 5/22/2015 5:48:59 AM
The report said unemployment in Gaza increased in 2014 "to reach 44 percent -- probably the highest in the world," with the poverty rate in the Palestinian territory ... security concerns of neighbouring countries, ways have to be found to drastically ...
World Bank: Gaza facing ‘dangerous fiscal crisis’
The Times of Israel - 5/22/2015 2:14:14 AM
The report said unemployment in Gaza increased in 2014 “to reach 44 percent — probably the highest in the world,” with the poverty rate in the Palestinian territory ... security concerns of neighboring countries, ways have to be found to drastically ...
Mideast youth unemployment continues to rise
Denton Record-Chronicle - 5/21/2015 11:15:17 PM
Regional youth unemployment stands at 29.5 percent, the world’s highest rate, an increase of two percentage points ... Starting Thursday, hundreds of political and business leaders from 58 countries are coming together for a regional conference of ...
CDB study proposes multi-pronged thrust to cut high regional youth unemployment
Go Jamaica - 5/21/2015 9:06:26 PM
Chief among its findings is that youth unemployment rates in the Caribbean are among the highest in the world at nearly 25% for countries with available statistics. The adult rate is about 8%. In addition, there are gender differences in youth employment ...
Technology will be a “game changer” in tackling Arab youth unemployment
Arabian Business - 5/21/2015 4:48:44 PM
With 40 million under-unemployed youth and 27 million not in education, employment, or training, the Middle East and North Africa has the highest rate of youth unemployment in the world at 27.2 ... impact of digitization on countries and societies ...
Latest bad news for oil-rich Alberta: more getting unemployment aid
Reuters - 5/21/2015 9:35:04 PM
Statistics Canada said on ... Its oil sands, the world's third-largest crude reserve, helped make it the largest source of U.S. crude imports. Albertans have traditionally enjoyed the country's lowest taxes, while labor shortages and fat profits for ...
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
WRAPUP 1-Brazil economic activity tanks, unemployment surges as recession looms
Reuters - 5/21/2015 3:44:19 PM
In a separate report, statistics agency IBGE said Brazil's unemployment rate climbed to 6.4 percent last ... Other Latin American countries are also starting to feel the pinch of the plunge in commodities prices, with Mexico's economy growing at its ...
World's Worst Countries For Jobs
Forbes - 3/23/2010 7:57:00 PM
Spain still has the highest unemployment rate out of the advanced world–an eye-wateringly high 18.8% in January–and that’s also marked a 3-point increase from January 2009. Outside Europe Though most of the countries in the OECD are European ...
Eurozone employers hiring at fastest rate in 4 years
Tucson News Now - 5/21/2015 9:24:55 AM
LONDON (AP) - The sharp fall in the euro over the past year appears to be paying dividends by helping the eurozone deal with one of its major economic problems - unemployment ... 19-country single currency zone hiring staff in May at the fastest rate ...
Nine Countries Where Everyone Has a Job
Fox Business - 4/24/2012 11:57:26 PM
These are the nine countries where unemployment does not exist. According to the World Bank, Austria’s unemployment rate has remained below 5% — excepting a minor hiccup of 5.2% in 2006 — since the organization began recording the statistic in 1982.
Unemployment rate drops in OECD countries
Trend - 4/14/2015 6:05:25 AM
The unemployment rate in the developed countries which are Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development members was down 0.1 percent in February, according to statement from the organization on Monday, Anadolu agency reported. “The OECD ...
Venezuela, Argentina Among World's Most Miserable Countries
The Latin Post - 2/11/2015 3:11:24 PM
... consumer prices while Syria is the third most miserable country for unemployment rates. China Business News: Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Secures $6.8M Deal With World's 'No. 1 Economy' Former New Mexico Scientist Jailed for ...