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
U.S. job gains smallest in 7 months; jobless rate stays 5 percent
The Baltimore Sun - 5/6/2016 1:05:44 PM
The unemployment rate in the 19 European nations that share the euro currency is more than twice the U.S. rate at 10.3 percent. Some of those countries are faring better, though: Unemployment rates in Germany and the Czech Republic are both below the U.S ...
IMF: Unemployment in emerging economies is set to rise this year
weforum.org - 5/6/2016 7:43:37 AM
Chart 1 provides a measure of the global unemployment rate based on data for 116 countries, of which 37 countries are classified as “advanced” (a term used in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook to refer to high-income countries) and the remaining 79 ...
Unemployment: Serious political will now needed
Zimbabwe Independent - 5/6/2016 8:48:02 AM
Claims that the unemployment rate is 60%, 85%, 95% or even as low as 4% — as stated by the World Bank — are not supported by reliable, current data. The most recent labour survey conducted by the country’s agency for national statistics — which ...
World Stocks Drift as Investors Avoid Risk, Await Job Data
La-Kabylie - 5/5/2016 11:55:20 AM
US ECONOMY: Data releases gave mixed signals for the world's No. 1 economy, leaving investors with no firm leads. Economists expect the report to show jobs grew by 200,000 last month while the unemployment rate stayed ... signs that the country's nascent ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 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 ...
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 ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
... worst unemployment are among the highest in the developed world. In 2012, government debt as a percentage of GDP exceeded 110% in four of the 10 countries with the highest unemployment rates, and six were among the top 20% for debts as a percentage of ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo Finance - 6/15/2012 4:14:54 PM
[Related: Degrees for Those with College Dreams] With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from ...
Unemployment in Arab Countries highest in the world
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/17/2015 11:58:15 AM
According to the report, which collected figures from the International Labor Organization (ILOT), the rate of unemployment in young people in the Arab countries is the highest in the world, representing more than double the global rate of unemployment ...
Wall Street Journal - 5/5/2016 7:26:19 PM
Consumer spending was a strong element of the Australian economy’s solid growth in 2015, with an interest-rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday likely to give it a further boost. Unemployment ... urged the country’s political rivals ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
From 24/7 Wall St., these are the countries with the highest unemployment rates: Italy’s unemployment rate was set ... 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.
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/20/2015 10:04:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...
The Five Highest Unemployment Rates In The World
Forbes - 12/28/2015 10:35:05 PM
If unemployment remains high for an extended period, it may become structural, resulting in a myriad of problems. In this article, we will look at the five countries with the highest rate of unemployment. Unemployment: The Highest Rates A number of factors ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
The Guardian - 1/20/2015 10:51:09 AM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...
Skills, will and heart key to country's success: Lim Swee Say
Channel News Asia - 5/6/2016 5:27:36 AM
SINGAPORE: Low unemployment and sustainable ... one of the most competitive economy in the world through industry transformation. He added that it is the hearts of Singaporeans that help make the country one of the most cohesive and united people in ...