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
World Stocks Drift as Investors Avoid Risk, Await Job Data
New York Times - 5/5/2016 4:53:00 AM
HONG KONG — World stock markets were uneven ... growth and influence thinking on interest rates among Fed policymakers. Economists expect the report to show jobs grew by 200,000 last month while the unemployment rate stayed at 5 percent.
Brazil’s unemployment jumps in Q1 as 11mn seek jobs
Business Recorder - 4/29/2016 6:29:00 PM
in a threat to years of progress against poverty in one of world's most unequal countries. The national unemployment rate replaced a narrower monthly calculation discontinued last month by IBGE that covered only Brazil's six largest metropolitan areas.
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 ...
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
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 ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo Finance - 6/15/2012 4:14:54 PM
[Related: Degrees for Those with College Dreams] With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of countries with the highest unemployment rates among the world’s 50 largest economies. The ranking is based on 2011 annual average unemployment rates from ...
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 ...
South Carolina ranks in top 10 states with highest unemployment rates
Island Packet Online - 4/29/2016 10:43:43 AM
The past seven years have seen a much-needed steady decline to today's rate of 5 percent, a welcomed sight for the country's workforce. The dropping unemployment rate has been felt nationwide, but at the state level, the results have been more mixed.
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.
Why the world has too much steel
The Economist online - 5/5/2016 6:11:45 AM
Until 2014, Chinese demand rose at approximately the same rate as its steel mills could produce, meaning that the impact on the rest of the world was limited. But as its construction boom came to an end, demand sagged, prompting the country’s state-owned ...
South Africa unemployment: 1994 – 2015
businesstech.co.za - 1/20/2015 10:04:02 PM
Despite the expected slight recovery, however, South Africa will remain the country with the 8th highest unemployment rate in the world. The country ranks even more poorly in terms of youth unemployment (6th, globally), with a rate of 52.5%. Based on 2014 ...
The Five Highest Unemployment Rates In The World
Forbes - 12/28/2015 10:35:05 PM
If unemployment remains high for an extended period, it may become structural, resulting in a myriad of problems. In this article, we will look at the five countries with the highest rate of unemployment. Unemployment: The Highest Rates A number of factors ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
The Guardian - 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 ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:07:54 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 ...
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 6/29/2010 4:56:21 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 ...