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 10 healthiest countries in the world
Market Watch - 4/23/2015 5:54:45 AM
Unemployment rate: 5.7% (58th lowest) Based on an assessment of healthy behaviors and outcomes, access to health services, and various economic factors, Australia is the 10th healthiest country in the world. The country’s strong national health care ...
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 ...
Slowdown, unemployment plague world capitalism
Workers World - 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
Investors are starting to pull their money out of many countries. The U.S. capitalist ... conservative organization which tends to produce statistics that tone down the facts exposing world imperialism. Unemployment in the U.S. is in the tens of millions ...
Canada makes top five of UN's list of world's happiest countries
The Vancouver Sun - 4/23/2015 11:59:49 AM
Take a sweater or something warm if you visit the world’s happiest countries ... the stock market plunged by more than 90 per cent, and the country was on the verge of bankruptcy. Unemployment tripled, pensions and wages were cut. Yet, despite all ...
Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless rate
Economic Times - 4/23/2015 3:34:34 PM
MADRID: Spain's high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, a reminder in an election year of the challenges the country ... rate of 22.2 per cent, one of the highest levels in the industrialised world.
Qatar's unemployment rate rises in Q1
MENAFN - 4/26/2015 11:13:19 AM
The majority of international job seekers come from African countries, which do not stand as major contributors ... Apr 26 2015 - Shurooq promotes Sharjah at World's Investment Summit in Shanghai, Emirates News Agency (WAM) (MENAFN - Emirates News Agency ...
State's unemployment steady at 5.6%
NWA Online - 4/22/2015 2:06:52 AM
Schlumberger, the world's largest supplier of technology and project ... The Houston-based company employed 126,000 last summer. Nevada had the highest unemployment rate in the country at 7.1 percent, followed by Mississippi at 6.8 percent, South Carolina ...
Two days of earthquakes have set Nepal’s economy back by more than a decade
Quartz - 4/27/2015 6:11:29 AM
In all, the destruction could push the economy of Nepal—already one of the world’s poorest countries—back ... to grow much much slower than most neighboring countries, thanks to an unemployment rate of over 40%, years-long political deadlock that ...
Countries That Hate America the Most
Yahoo Finance - 4/21/2015 12:37:59 PM
National unemployment rates came from the International Monetary Fund ... Egypt is the most populous country in the Arab world and a key ally of the U.S. in its effort to fight terrorism and promote stability in the region. The disapproval rating remained ...
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 concerns prompting Arab youths to start businesses, survey finds
The National - 4/21/2015 10:24:58 PM
“Meanwhile the Middle East and North Africa needs to create 80 to 100 million jobs by 2020 to maintain its current unemployment rates, according to the World Bank ... true for respondents in non-GCC countries. Only a third of young non-GCC Arabs ...
Chibok girls as metaphor for our social decadence
NATIONAL MIRROR - 4/27/2015 11:00:48 PM
According to the World Bank statistics on employment in Nigeria, youth unemployment rate in the country is 38 percent, but realistically, 80 percent of Nigerian youths are unemployed, with secondary school graduates mostly found among unemployed rural ...
Netanyahu Takes Credit for Israel’s Place As 11th Happiest Country
JP Updates - 4/27/2015 11:40:45 AM
This result is a consequence of a long series of efforts through which we are lowering unemployment (5.6%, the lowest rate in the Western world), raising the minimum wage, and the high growth of Israel in relation to Western countries, the reduction in ...
World Week Ahead: FOMC to Assess Slowdown as April Data Arrive
The Wall Street Journal - 4/27/2015 9:24:45 AM
Here’s the macroeconomic line-up from around the world this ... March unemployment. [Expected 11.2% vs. 11.3% in February.] Although a slide in unemployment from its peak near 12% in September 2013 is encouraging, the overall rate still reflects a ...
Nepal Earthquake Could Cost Half Of The Country's Annual Economic Output; Damage To Hydroelectric Projects Still Being Assessed
International Business Times - 4/27/2015 3:15:30 PM
Faced with crippling poverty, inadequate infrastructure and a 40 percent unemployment rate, the country has ... or roughly half the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), the latest data from the World Bank show. Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific ...