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
Unemployment Is a Big Threat to Eurozone Economy, Officials Warn
Wall Street Journal - 5/24/2015 1:46:13 PM
SINTRA, Portugal—High and divergent unemployment rates ... between countries,” Mr. Draghi said on Saturday. “They tend to become explosive; therefore they are going to threaten the existence of the monetary union.” The eurozone is the world ...
World Bank: Gaza economy on ‘verge of collapse’
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
(JTA) — Gaza’s economy, stifled by the highest unemployment rate in the world, blockades ... has shrunk by as much as 60 percent,” said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, in the news release.
WEF MENA 2015: Companies at World Economic Forum in Jordan commit to train 100,000 youth
Al Bawaba - 5/23/2015 6:02:07 AM
With more than half of its population under 25 years of age and the world’s highest regional youth unemployment rate, the Middle East and North ... significant investment in education by many countries, the region is not equipping young people with ...
Gaza Strip Economy on ‘Verge of Collapse,’ World Bank Says
New York Times - 5/21/2015 11:58:14 PM
The report, issued late Thursday, said Gaza’s unemployment rate now stood at 44 percent ... survive without being connected to the outside world,” the report quoted Steen Lau Jorgensen, the bank’s country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as ...
Guyana's youth unemployment at staggering 40 percent
DEMERARAWAVES - 5/21/2015 2:25:34 PM
Chief among its findings is that youth unemployment rates in the Caribbean are among the highest in the world at nearly 25% for countries with available statistics. The adult rate is about 8%. In addition, there are gender differences in youth employment ...
Gaza’s economy near collapse, World Bank says
The Columbus Dispatch - 5/25/2015 2:32:09 AM
The youth unemployment rate, at 60 percent, is the highest in the Middle East ... connected to the outside world,” the report quoted Steen Lau Jorgensen, the World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, as saying. The World Bank said the ...
World Bank: Gaza facing ‘dangerous fiscal crisis’
The Times of Israel - 5/22/2015 9:19:34 PM
The Gaza Strip has the world’s highest unemployment rate, and Palestinians ... “Therefore, taking into account legitimate security concerns of neighboring countries, ways have to be found to drastically improve access to construction materials in ...
Highest unemployment pushing Gaza economy towards collapse, warns World Bank
Big News Network - 5/23/2015 3:24:38 AM
The youth unemployment rate, at 60 percent, is the highest in the Middle East ... particularly the youth," said Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza. "The ongoing blockade and the 2014 war have taken a toll on ...
WEF seeks collaborative efforts to address Mena unemployment paradox
Gulf News - 5/24/2015 8:16:56 AM
This is the world’s highest regional youth unemployment rate, and paradoxically the region’s private ... shows that despite significant investment in education by many countries, the region is not equipping young people with skills for the 21st century.
Spain criticizes quotas of migrants for European countries, citing its high unemployment rate
FOX News - 5/18/2015 3:47:52 PM
Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo says the plan doesn't account for Spain's sky-high jobless rate of nearly 24 percent and the country's efforts to prevent illegal migration from North Africa via Spain to other European countries. Garcia ...
Youth unemployment in Guyana around 40% – CDB
Stabroek News - 5/22/2015 4:54:42 PM
Key among its findings, the release said was that youth unemployment rates in the Caribbean are among the highest in the world at nearly 25% for countries with available statistics. The adult rate is said to be about 8%. Youth for the purposes of the ...
Multibillion dollar Saudi city to be ready by 2035
Al Arabiya News - 5/22/2015 3:28:48 PM
The country’s youth unemployment rate is more than 28 percent, on par with the regional rate for the Middle East and North Africa. Al-Rasheed said the city is to become the main manufacturing and logistics hub for the Red Sea region and one of the world ...
Gaza's Economy On Verge Of Collapse: World Bank Report
MENAFN - 5/24/2015 12:56:07 PM
"Blockades, war and poor governance have strangled Gaza's economy and the unemployment rate is now the highest in the world," said the report ... a plan to pursue expatriates who entered the country on visit visas and violated the
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
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 1/20/2015 10:51:09 AM
The ILO also warn of “no relief” among countries in the Middle East and North Africa, which have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world. An increase of about 5 percentage points in East Asia’s unemployment rate is expected. Although Sub ...