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
Why Unemployment Is Lower When Immigration Is Higher
CATO Institute - 7/26/2016 1:14:04 AM
Clearly, to understand the impact of immigration, you need to control for the size of the destination country ... during the World Wars, the difference rises to 1.8 percent. Figure 2: Unemployment During Years with Immigration Rates Above and Below ...
Country's problems need only a single strong man like Donald Trump to fix, believe some US voters
Economic Times - 7/23/2016 10:46:07 PM
The Obama administration likes to point out that the country's unemployment rate of 4.9% is one of the lowest in years ... He also knows that many people around the world have rising concern — and rightfully so — about the threat of Islamist groups ...
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 ...
UK unemployment rate hit lowest since 2005 in run-up to EU vote
nanonews.org - 7/20/2016 9:56:34 AM
The pound climbed from a one-week low as a report showed the United Kingdom unemployment rate fell below 5 percent for the ... the message we take to the world is this: our country remains open for business and we are the same outward-looking, globally ...
United Kingdom unemployment rate falls to 4.9%
Loving fútbol - 7/20/2016 10:53:50 AM
"The labour market continued to strengthen in spring 2016, with record employment and the unemployment rate at its lowest ... the message we take to the world is this: our country remains open for business and we are the same outward-looking, globally ...
8 Countries Where Rampant Inequality Has Led to Violence
Alter Net - 7/15/2016 9:33:52 AM
Below are eight countries where inequality is having violent ... reported an overall unemployment rate of 13.5% and a youth unemployment rate of 30.3%, while the CIA World Factbook has reported that 19% of Jamaica’s population now lives below the ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
This crisis had a ripple effect on the economy and the unemployment rates started climbing. Though World Bank describes South Africa as an upper-middle income economy, poverty in the country has always been a major problem. And though the official ...
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 ...
Real World Economics: Numbers can be enlightening and misleading
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 7/23/2016 9:41:41 PM
Real World Economics: Essar Steel case is ... But the numbers for our country are not precise. The FBI and Department of Justice, which tabulate many crime statistics, do not have a separate category for killings by police. We have a decentralized policing ...
SC jobless rate drops to 15-year low
Myrtle Beach Online - 7/22/2016 5:29:21 AM
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment ... leaders around the world looking to locate their operations and grow will consider this another important indication that the Palmetto State is the best place in the country to do business,” Pitts ...
WorldStage Economic Summit to Address Unemployment Challenges
This Day Live - 7/20/2016 11:32:37 PM
the 7th highest in the world with only Kenya, Congo and Djibouti having worse rates in Africa. “This should be embarrassing when compare with countries such as Qatar (0.2%) unemployment rate, Cambodia (0.3%), Belarus (0.5%), Thailand (0.8%), Benin (1.0% ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sterling bounces after BoE survey; UK unemployment rate falls to 2005 low
cnbc.com - 7/21/2016 1:41:28 AM
The U.K. pound surged to a session high on Wednesday morning following better-than-expected jobs data and a business survey from the Bank of England that showed a muted impact from the country's ... said he expects the unemployment rate to rise to 5.3 ...
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.