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 29 most miserable countries in the world
Chron - 2/26/2015 9:55:57 PM
Venezuela, is again, the most miserable nation in the world, according to new analysis published by the Cato Institute. Cato's Misery Index ranks 108 countries based on ... lending rates, and unemployment figures together and then subtracts year-on-year ...
Unemployment and inflation data suggest eurozone's turning the corner - business live
theguardian.com - 3/2/2015 11:42:45 AM
And the inflation rates also show an economy struggling to create demand. As Bill Adams, senior international economist for PNC Financial Services Group, puts it: With unemployment declining ... as the country slipped back into recession.
Unemployment in Bulgaria, EU continues easing
The Sofia Globe - 3/2/2015 11:14:07 AM
Among EU countries, the lowest unemployment rates in January 2015 were recorded in Germany (4.7 per cent) and Austria (4.8 per cent), and the highest in Greece (25.8 per cent in November 2014) and Spain (23.4 per cent). Compared with a year ago ...
World economies : Romania
Dawn - 3/2/2015 2:24:24 AM
THE Romanian economy is one of the world’s fastest developing markets outside Asia ... accompanied by a drop in the unemployment rate to 6.8pc in 2016. However, Romania has the lowest tax-to-GDP ratio in EU — below 32pc, and the collection of budget ...
Africa’s High Youth Unemployment
Spy Ghana - 2/27/2015 2:30:57 PM
Compared to the world average of about 5%, its rate may not seem that high. But worse enough most of African countries, youth unemployment occurs at a rate more than twice that of adults, according to African development bank. But, those who have some ...
Capitalism kills: unemployment cause of 45K suicides per year
liberationnews.org - 2/18/2015 11:59:58 PM
The study was conducted in 63 countries in four world regions. One of the goals of the study was to see if there was a difference in the impact of unemployment on suicide rates before and after a recession. Using statistical analysis, the researchers ...
Australia Third Best Country In The World For Retirees
International Business Times - 2/27/2015 6:41:29 PM
Australia has been named one of the best countries in the world to retire. In the 2015 Global Retirement ... The country also has a strong bank balance sheet with low levels of unemployment compared to other countries. Natixis has noted that Australia ...
Sub-Saharan Africans rate their well-being and health care among the lowest in the world
Science Daily - 2/24/2015 11:52:51 PM
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Despite these low ratings, health care is not a primary policy concern for people in these countries ... rate their well-being and health care among the lowest in the world.
Crime Rates Not Affected By Incarceration: Report
International Business Times - 2/26/2015 10:10:16 PM
America has long been the country with the highest rates of incarceration in the world, yet it has never been one of the ... like the increased age of the U.S. population, lower levels of unemployment, increased video surveillance and improved police ...
One fifth of world suicides linked to unemployment
World Socialist Web Site - 2/24/2015 7:28:00 PM
The study uses data on suicide deaths from the World Health Organisation (WHO ... suicide risk associated with unemployment was greater in those countries with a lower unemployment rate. The finding points to the isolating impact of unemployment and ...
Italy January jobless rate falls to 12.6pc
Business Recorder - 3/2/2015 11:14:07 AM
... reported the December jobless rate at 12.9 percent. Unemployment had been rising steadily since early 2011 and peaked at a revised 13.2 in November as the country languished in its longest post-World War Two slump. The data are good news for Prime ...
UK unemployment falls again: How do other EU countries compare?
CITY A.M. - 2/19/2015 9:32:38 AM
The unemployment rate in the UK dropped again yesterday, falling to 5.7 per cent. The UK, like the United States and Germany, is lucky to have a growing workforce and luckier still to have growing wages. Across the European Union, countries are in far ...
Sub-Saharan Africans rate their health care lowest in the world
Science Codex - 2/25/2015 9:54:09 AM
Sub-Saharan Africans rate ... world, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Despite these low ratings, health care is not a primary policy concern for people in these countries.
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/16/2013 11:53:53 PM
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 ...
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%.