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
Junk-food tax imposed by Navajo Nation is the first in the US
The Independent - 3/27/2015 4:56:42 PM
Can the Country’s First Junk Food Tax Reduce Obesity and Diabetes ... Mother Jones reported that the unemployment rate in the territory is a stubbornly high 42 per cent. Nearly 100,000 of the tribe’s 300,000 members are either diabetic or pre-diabetic ...
The 10 smallest countries in the world
travel.iafrica.com - 3/26/2015 9:19:45 AM
In terms of GDP per capita, it is the second richest country in the world. It has a small population - only 35 000 - and an astounding unemployment rate of only 1.5%. 5. San Marino - 61.2 km 2 San Marino is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy with a ...
Low rates causing 'huge problems' for Germany
Daily Telegraph - 3/25/2015 11:54:15 PM
Ultra low interest rates are causing "huge problems ... adding that there was too much central bank money and debt in the world. Mr Schaeuble also said that bond buying by the European Central Bank meant countries had less incentive to reform.
Why the Real Unemployment Rate is Double the ‘Official’ Unemployment Rate
Counter Punch - 3/19/2015 11:54:12 PM
The “official” unemployment rate in the United States ... Indeed, most of this reserve army is located in the underdeveloped countries of the world, though its growth can be seen today in the rich countries as well.” [page 145] The earliest countries ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 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 ...
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%.
World Bank to Support Youth Employment and Skills Development in Côte d'Ivoire
The World Bank - 3/26/2015 11:53:04 PM
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 - The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive ... the politicization of higher education, and high unemployment and poverty rates have persisted in the country. These barriers negatively impact the youth population, making ...
Idaho veterans' unemployment marks third-lowest in nation
KHQ - 3/21/2015 6:44:02 PM
The unemployment rate among Idaho's veterans is now the third-lowest in the country, after dropping almost 5 percentage ... (KHQ.COM)- Hang Son Doong in Vietnam is the largest cave in the world. Located in the Quang Binh province, the cave was initially ...
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 ...
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
The Case Against Raising Interest Rates Is Simple, Despite WaPo's Efforts to Confuse It
FAIR - 3/25/2015 5:13:23 PM
Its surgical shifts in the federal funds rate seemed to stabilize the economy ... But that is a political argument, not an economic argument. In the real world, the bailout saved the biggest banks in the country and ensured that the same arrogant bastards ...
Japan's jobless rate edges down as job availability hits best
China - 3/27/2015 12:50:20 AM
The Japanese government said Friday that the country's unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage point to 3.5 percent in February from the previous month's 3.6 percent. The government also said in a separate survey that Japan's job availability hit its ...
Unemployment rate drops in 24 states in January
Tulsa World - 3/17/2015 10:06:13 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 24 states in January and rose in just eight, the latest evidence that hiring is strong across the country.
Slovenia's January unemployment rate at 13.5%
dalje.com - 3/17/2015 12:58:01 PM
The unemployment rate in Slovenia in January 2015 was 13.5%, an increase of 0.5 percentage points from December 2014, but the number of employed people increased by 1.4% in comparison with January 2014, the country's statistical office said on Tuesday.