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 rates fall in 21 US states as hiring improves in March
Abc Local Web - 4/19/2014 7:57:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped ...
Sweden a classic case of sadomonetarism in action
The Irish Times - 4/21/2014 11:25:36 PM
The story so far: in 2010 Sweden’s economy was doing much better than those of most other advanced countries. But unemployment was still ... vociferously opposed the rate hikes. Svensson, one of the world’s leading experts on Japanese-style ...
Spanish regions have highest unemployment rates in EU
Aaj Ki Khabar - 4/16/2014 5:09:10 AM
another mainly rural region in the southwest of the country, were also out of work, while the unemployment rates for Castilla-La Mancha and Murcia were 30.1 percent and 29.4 percent respectively. Spain had an average unemployment rate of 26 percent in 2013 ...
Unemployment falls to five-year low
CFO World - 4/16/2014 11:21:23 AM
Unemployment has fallen by 77,000 to 2.24 million in the three months to February, the lowest in five years, according to official figures. In a data release on Wednesday, the Office for National Statistics ... at IHS Economics & Country Risk, said ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 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 ...
British unemployment rate falls under 7.0%
MSN Philippines News - 4/16/2014 4:29:12 PM
High rates of unemployment remain one of the main legacies of the financial and eurozone debt crises. Earlier this month the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said that unemployment in the 34 rich countries it covers crept higher in ...
The Hidden Truth in Unemployment Stats
The Huffington Post - 4/16/2014 5:26:28 PM
Recent economic performance has driven unemployment rates down to levels ... Long-term unemployment in most countries is still at or close to post-crisis highs, and in not a few cases, is still rising. What this adds up to is a world where, on the face ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/28/2012 11:58:20 PM
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
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 to be ...
The Countries with the Highest Unemployment
Fox Business - 4/18/2013 7:43:28 PM
The country’s debt is among the lowest in the world, at just 18.5% of GDP in 2012, compared to the United States’ 106.5% of GDP. In 2009, the eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at just 6.8%.
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 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 ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 9:52:16 AM
On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor will report on employment for June, and economists polled by MarketWatch expect the unemployment rate to decline to 7.5% from 7.6%. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed employment data for the countries measured by Eurostat ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rates By Country
The Huffington Post - 7/1/2012 11:55:32 PM
Things apparently just keep getting worse for the eurozone. The average unemployment rate in nations that use the euro rose to 11.1 percent in May, the highest since the euro was launched in 1999. That's higher than the 10.6 percent average unemployment ...
World's Worst Countries For Jobs
Forbes - 3/23/2010 11:53:13 PM
Spain still has the highest unemployment rate out of the advanced world–an eye-wateringly high 18.8% in January–and that’s also marked a 3-point increase from January 2009. Outside Europe Though most of the countries in the OECD are European ...