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
New Zealand unemployment rate rises
Sky News - 8/5/2015 7:04:41 AM
Auckland's unemployment rate fell to 6.3 per cent in the June quarter from 6.9 per cent in the March period, while Canterbury's increased 0.2 of a percentage point to 3.3 per cent, still the lowest in the country. Wellington's unemployment improved to 5.6 ...
Italy's youth unemployment just hit a new record high - here's what's going wrong
Economic Times - 8/1/2015 10:58:29 AM
Only two European countries have higher youth unemployment than Italy. Greece's rate is 53.2 per cent and Spain's is 49.2 per cent. Italian unemployment overall is higher than eurozone unemployment, at 12.7 per cent - the figure for the whole bloc is 11.1 ...
State ranks highest in unemployment rates
The Daily Athenaeum - 8/4/2015 11:09:15 AM
Recent studies have determined West Virginia once again has the highest unemployment rate in the country, seeing 7.4 percent of the ... West Virginia is no stranger to high unemployment rates. During the world recession in 1983, West Virginia had a record ...
Unemployment in Bulgaria in June 9.6%, matching EU average
The Sofia Globe - 7/31/2015 11:13:59 AM
Compared with a year ago, the unemployment rate in June 2015 fell in 21 EU countries, increased in five and remained stable in both France and Cyprus. The largest decreases were registered in Lithuania (10.9 per cent to 8.5 per cent), Spain (24.5 per cent ...
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. Many countries in the Eurozone ... China and South Africa), India has the second highest unemployment rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:29:23 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 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%.
Interest Rates And House Prices: Pill Or Poison?
econintersect.com - 8/4/2015 12:35:09 PM
From those years, we identify periods when interest rates fluctuated independently of those conditions - such as unemployment and ... around 90% of the industrialized world. Throughout the history of modern finance, countries have moved in and out of ...
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
Bulgaria is an exception. 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. In 2009, the Eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at ...
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 11 Countries with the Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/1/2015 2:31:01 AM
Let’s explore the places with a lack of opportunity in this list of the 11 countries with the highest unemployment rates in the world. Employment is vital both for an individual and the government. Work allows the country to increase its output and gross ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 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 ...
Brazil's unemployment rates rises
CNBC - 7/23/2015 10:54:51 AM
The country's IBGE statistics bureau said Thursday that the unemployment rate in June was 6.9 percent, against 6.7 percent in May and 4.8 percent in June of last year. IBGE said it was the highest June unemployment rate since 7.0 percent was posted in 2010.
Rising unemployment in Nigeria
Daily Times NG - 8/4/2015 9:17:42 PM
Nigeria, as the biggest black nation in the world, ought to have a very strong economy ... Analysts believe youth unemployment in the country grows at the rate of 3.5 percent per annum. They aver that deficient school curricula and poor teacher training ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo Finance - 6/15/2012 4:14:54 PM
has the highest unemployment rate among the world’s 50 biggest economies. Unlike rising joblessness in Europe though, the situation in South Africa is nothing new; the country's unemployment rate has been over 20 percent since 1997. A key factor behind ...