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
Eight countries where people suffer the most
USA Today - 12/5/2013 11:13:18 AM
Syria, which doesn't quite make the list with 29% of the population suffering ... International 2013 Corruption Perception Index. Additional country-specific data came from the CIA World Factbook, the U.S.State Department, and, the IMF.
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
The country, which joined European Union in July this year, has the third highest unemployment rate in the region. Some of the major industries Croatia include shipbuilding, tourism, and food processing. Another economy of European Union that is deep in ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
theconversation.com - 7/8/2013 7:33:19 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... Sinodinos' source is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries' unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed ...
Unemployment rate in rich countries edges down
GlobalPost - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
The unemployment rate across rich countries eased slightly to 8.0 percent in March ... July 2008 just before the financial crisis destabilised economies across the world. The data was published against a background of gloomy growth figures on Wednesday ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
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 ...
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
The eurozone unemployment rate ... the lowest unemployment rates at 4.5% and 5.1% respectively. Germany (5.4%) and the Netherlands (5.6%) also recorded low rates of unemployment. The table below shows the seasonally adjusted unemployment rates by country ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
FOXBusiness - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
The IMF expects this contraction to continue in 2013, and estimates its GDP will drop an additional 1.5% this year. Italy’s general government debt totaled roughly 127% of national GDP in 2012, one of the highest among countries surveyed. Also, ...
Unemployment rate in rich countries steadies
GlobalPost - 10/10/2013 7:07:44 PM
Countries with the Highest Unemployment Rate
jobs.siliconindia.com - 9/17/2013 11:59:52 PM
Though the country has excelled in telecommunication infrastructure and education, unemployment ... s image as a world power has recently taken a beating. It is severely affected by recession, and in fact, as per Eurostat, which is EU’s statistics ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rates By Country
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2012 11:55:32 PM
Things apparently just keep getting worse for the eurozone. The average unemployment rate in nations that use the euro rose to 11.1 percent in May, the highest since the euro was launched in 1999. That's higher than the 10.6 percent average ...
Countries With The Lowest Unemployment Rates
Investopedia - 3/21/2010 11:55:35 PM
The recent recession has been global in nature, meaning that many countries worldwide have experienced elevated unemployment rates. Nevertheless, there are still countries with reasonably robust employment. These countries generally fall into three broad ...
World – OECD countries record 8% unemployment in May
staffingindustry.com - 7/10/2013 2:15:58 PM
there were 48.5 million people unemployment in OECD countries in May 2013, an increase of 100,000 compared with April 2013, and 13.8 million more than in July 2008. The unemployment rate increased +0.1% in the United States, reaching 7.6%. It fell by -0.1% ...
World unemployment rising; rates, responses vary
usatoday30.usatoday.com - 10/2/2009 11:32:18 AM
And European Union figures for the 16 countries using the euro show a rate of 9.6% for August. In the developing world, the downturn has also taken its toll. Unemployment in Brazil appears to be easing a bit, but Mexico in August posted its ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Marketwatch - 7/3/2013 9:52:16 AM
On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor will report on employment for June, and economists polled by MarketWatch expect the unemployment rate to decline to 7.5% from 7.6%. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed employment data for the countries measured by Eurostat ...