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
New Zealand PM John Key announces resignation
FOX News - 12/5/2016 7:27:14 AM
But he said he wanted to ensure he didn't make the mistake that some other world leaders have done ... relatively robust annual GDP growth of over 3 percent and the unemployment rate has fallen below 5 percent, thanks in part to growth in tourism and ...
How populism could shake up Europe: A visual guide
CNN - 12/5/2016 3:16:41 AM
Austria Austria looked at electing the EU's first far-right head of state since the Second World War when it picked its next ... votes came at a time when immigration into the country was at its highest rate since the turn of the century.
US Job Report - 178,000 More Jobs, Unemployment Falls To 4.6% But Manufacturing Loses 4,000
Forbes - 12/2/2016 4:49:08 PM
This latest jobs report for the US for November is an interesting little set of statistics. We’re going to hear ... Just like is happening in the rest of the world in fact, every country, yes even China, is losing manufacturing employment.
No Overstatement: Structural Unemployment Is the Biggest Economic Threat
realmoney.thestreet.com - 12/3/2016 4:55:06 PM
The overstatement of job creation and understatement of unemployment in Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly reports is a topic ... crisis that's never occurred before -- as will every other country. The first thing needed is awareness and public ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
The Eurozone crisis changed the economic landscape of the world ... rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri Lanka have a lower unemployment rate compared to India. Let’s look at 25 countries with highest ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:29:23 PM
According to the World Bank, GDP per capita in Qatar was $93,700 in 2013, while in Macau it was $91,400. That wealth helps their standing in the chart, as a country's unemployment rate only factors in those actively looking for work. If you're the 23-year ...
S’pore ‘much better placed’ than other countries to tackle economic challenges
Today - 12/4/2016 1:04:51 PM
that Singapore is in a much better situation compared to other developed countries given its low unemployment rate, social safety nets and a well-educated workforce, among other factors. While Singapore faces some of the same challenges affecting ...
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 11/27/2016 11:57:24 PM
The effect is multiplied when 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 younger ...
Countries With the Most Generous Welfare Programs
Yahoo Finance - 11/30/2016 11:07:54 AM
In the first quarter of 2015, Greece’s unemployment rate exceeded 25% ... Sweden’s total public spending is among the highest in the world relative to the size of the country’s economy. Social spending includes programs devoted to the welfare ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
and the country is highly susceptible to exogenous shocks, according to the World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country did not experience popular uprisings like other North African nations did in 2011 ...
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down further
Associated Press - 12/1/2016 11:13:53 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone edged down further in October, to 9.8 percent from 9.9 percent the previous month. Statistics agency Eurostat said Thursday that the number of people out of work fell by 178,000 over the month.
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 ...
World – OECD unemployment rate remains stable in August
www2.staffingindustry.com - 10/12/2016 11:44:33 AM
The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation) unemployment rate was stable at 6.3% in August 2016, the same as the previous month. Across the OECD area, which includes its 35 member countries, 39.4 million people were unemployed, 9.5 million less than ...
European unemployment and labour market reforms: A two-handed approach
voxeu.org - 12/5/2016 2:05:06 AM
And will it work in a world of economic and ... Among advanced economies, unemployment rates have fallen much faster in the US than in Europe. Figure 1 compares the actual change in unemployment in various advanced countries over the 2010-15 period with ...
Highest Female Unemployment Rates In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/11/2016 11:56:38 PM
Some of the countries with the highest female unemployment rates in the world are detailed below. Most of the Yemeni women mainly carry out unpaid jobs such as farming, collecting firewood, and herding. The unemployment rate for Yemeni women stands at 39.2 ...