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
South Africa is one of the most miserable countries in the world
businesstech.co.za - 5/13/2016 8:39:44 AM
South Africa ranked as the 5th most miserable country in the world with a score of 40.0, up from 10th position in 2014/15, when it had a score of 39.2. The misery index is based on four key data points: Unemployment levels, interest rates, consumer prices ...
There has never been a country that should have been so rich but ended up this poor
Washington Post - 5/19/2016 9:01:15 AM
According to the International Monetary Fund's latest projections, it has the world's worst economic growth, worst inflation and ninth-worst unemployment rate right now ... Never has a country that should have been so rich been so poor.
Economic growth not guarantee of poverty alleviation: World labour Org
Firstpost - 5/19/2016 7:06:43 AM
In a recent biennial survey by the Ministry of Statistics, all religious groups seem to have registered an increase in unemployment in rural ... million relatively poor in developed countries. "In the developed world, there has been an absolute increase ...
More Arab countries are seeking to orient their economies towards knowledge
malaysiasun.com - 5/23/2016 12:45:35 PM
The country with the greatest research intensity is Morocco ... steel and fertilizer industries to drive the economy. It has one of the world's lowest unemployment rates, at just 0.5%, and, in 2010, Qatar showed the world's fastest growth rate for ...
Did Russia Avoid High Unemployment With NGDP Targeting?
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2016 6:48:51 AM
We do have one piece of evidence that monetary policy was effective, the unemployment rate: It's possible ... to do what is right for the country regardless of the political situation", says Birgit Hansl of the World Bank. Such steps have been "painful ...
Egypt's unemployment rate grows to 12.7 percent
MENAFN - 5/16/2016 8:29:01 AM
MENA News Headlines May 16 2016 - UAE- DP World plans benchmark ... Egypt's unemployment rate eased slightly in Q1 of 2016 to reach 12.7 percent from 12.8 percent in the previous quarter.Furthermore, the country struggled to restore economic growth since ...
US cautions against Ghana’s youth unemployment
Ghana Web - 5/20/2016 4:16:43 PM
The United States of America Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson has bemoaned the lack of jobs for the youth in the country and the rising rate of unemployment. The World Bank in its latest report on jobs in Ghana revealed that about 48 percent of the ...
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 ...
Dawn - 5/23/2016 2:08:29 AM
Austria was the second-wealthiest country in the EU in 2012 ... The government hopes to raise the employment rate from 68pc to 72pc by removing incentive traps and expanding the active use of unemployment benefits.
Unemployment in Arab Countries highest in the world
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/17/2015 11:58:15 AM
According to the report, which collected figures from the International Labor Organization (ILOT), the rate of unemployment in young people in the Arab countries is the highest in the world, representing more than double the global rate of unemployment ...
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 ...
Egypt’s unemployment rate eases slightly to 12.7 percent
Business Recorder - 5/15/2016 7:21:37 PM
CAIRO: Egypt's unemployment rate eased slightly in the first quarter of 2016 to ... a target that will require much higher levels of economic growth. The country's labour force grew by 99,000 people in the first quarter to reach 28.4 million people ...
Ghana's gender minister bemoans security implication of youth unemployment
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 5/19/2016 10:34:19 AM
The Minister for Gender and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur says one major challenge facing African countries today is youth unemployment. And Ghana’s concern is even more heightened, as the World Bank pegs her youth unemployment rate at 48 percent.
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 ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
From 24/7 Wall St., these are the countries with the highest unemployment rates: Italy’s unemployment rate was set ... 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.