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 rise in 24 US states in August
Lake Wylie Pilot - 9/20/2014 5:30:33 AM
Unemployment rates can rise even when hiring increases if more people start looking for work and don't immediately find jobs. The state figures suggest hiring was broad-based across most regions of the country last month, even as nationwide job gains in ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
In 2008, the country’s unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent ... 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 ...
U.S. Retains Stable Outlook on Unchanged Unemployment Rates
Economy Watch - 9/21/2014 11:58:54 PM
The ratings agency said American has “unparalleled” financing flexibility driven by the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s most in-demand ... the Bureau of Labor Statistics saw unchanged unemployment in its most recent Regional and State ...
Matteo Renzi Under Pressure as Italian Youth Unemployment Hits Record High of 44.2%
International Business Times - 9/30/2014 8:53:27 AM
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has been dealt a blow after his country's youth unemployment rate hit a record high of 44.2% in August ... Days Ashley Giles and Kilimanjaro Cricketers Set World Record for... Bizarre Things Spotted on Mars: Ball ...
Nigeria’s high unemployment albatross
NATIONAL MIRROR - 9/20/2014 10:34:11 PM
Some expert projections say the country’s unemployment rate is spiraling upwards ... This is an embarrassment to the world because, this is the same kind of numbers you have in virtually all the states and it tells you where criminality and criminal ...
Youth restiveness and unemployment in Nigeria: the way out part 1
Vanguard - 9/28/2014 11:36:17 PM
In the last decade and more, there has been a proliferation of cases all over the country and indeed, the world, of youth agitations which ... to put a permanent end to these problems?” STATISTICS• Unemployment: Unemployment is a hydra-headed monster ...
Brazil set to release long-overdue jobless rate just as election race heats up
Reuters - 9/24/2014 11:55:21 PM
Brazil’s unemployment rate has been a mystery for months: a strike in the country’s statistics agency ... the outlook of a gradual but steady deterioration of one of the world’s strongest labor markets just a few years ago. Although the job market ...
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 ...
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 ...
Unemployment In Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 8:55:12 AM
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
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 ...
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.
Vietnam among countries with the lowest unemployment rates
Vietnamnet - 1/23/2014 6:40:26 AM
VietNamNet Bridge - Although the unemployment rate increased slightly from 1.81% to 1.9% over the same period of 2012, Vietnam is still among the countries with the lowest ... recovery of the global economy, the world labor market could not be improved.
The happiest countries in the world
USA Today - 5/10/2014 6:28:04 AM
Unemployment rates and life expectancy at birth which measures income inequality after taxes and transfer payments, for each country, were also based on data from the OECD. These are the happiest countries in the world. > Life expectancy: 82.8 years (the ...
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%.