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
World should thank Iran for high execution rate, says Tehran official
FOX News - 3/7/2014 7:54:07 PM
Iran has stepped up executions, and believes in doing so, it has earned the gratitude of mankind. The Islamic republic's execution rate, which has soared to ghastly heights since self-described moderate Hassan Rouhani became president last year ...
What is Ghana’s unemployment rate?
Spy Ghana - 3/6/2014 2:33:11 PM
Unless the officials tell us the censuses do not capture the unemployment rate, it is difficult to appreciate why the state will spend money to count people but will not capture unemployed people in society, although figures on the employed are known.
Eurozone unemployment rate stuck at 12 percent, inflation rate stable at 0.8 percent
FOX News - 2/28/2014 10:08:17 AM
BRUSSELS – Official data show the unemployment rate for the 18-country eurozone was unchanged in January at a near-record 12 percent and inflation was stable. The European Union's statistics agency said Friday that some 19.175 million were ...
Greece's Jobless Rate Remains High
The Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2014 5:43:28 AM
ATHENS—Greece's unemployment rate remained at stratospherically high levels in December, according to the latest jobs data, underscoring how the country at the epicenter of Europe's protracted debt crisis still faces a long road to economic recovery.
Top 5 countries with the lowest unemployment
worldfinance.com - 2/25/2014 10:04:41 AM
In fact, figures from the Bank of Thailand suggest that working hours in the country are extremely low, with many people working fewer than 20 hours a week. Over the course of 2013, unemployment rates in Singapore dropped significantly, from 2.1 percent to ...
Boost for Hollande as French jobless rate falls
The Irish Times - 3/6/2014 8:49:35 AM
France’s unemployment rate fell to 10.2 per cent in the fourth quarter, providing the first quarterly decline in two years and a boost for president Francois Hollande. The unemployment rate, measured according to the International Labour Organisation’s ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
Among the BRICS economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), India has the second highest unemployment rate after South Africa ... according to Wikipedia. The country currently is seeing one of its worst recessions. Like in the US, Spain ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
Summertime, and the livin’s … well, not easy for a growing number of European countries reeling from the lingering debt crisis. This summer, the eurozone had the unwelcome distinction of breaking a record for high unemployment. In June 2012 ...
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 ...
15 Countries That Have MUCH Higher Unemployment Rates Than The US
The Business Insider - 9/2/2010 11:53:11 PM
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 ...
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 in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
Compared with November 2011, unemployment has risen by 2.012m. Despite the latest release displaying the November 2012 seasonally adjusted rates for most EU countries, there are still some gaps. The latest recorded figures for Greece are from September 2012.
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
FOXBusiness - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
This content was originally published on 24/7 Wall St. According to the latest figures released by Eurostat, the statistical agency that measures the European nations, the United States and Japan, the unemployment rates in 10 countries were roughly four ...
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 ...
Unemployment rate in rich countries edges down
GlobalPost - 3/2/2014 11:56:16 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 ...