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
US Job Report - 178,000 More Jobs, Unemployment Falls To 4.6% But Manufacturing Loses 4,000
Forbes - 12/2/2016 4:27:39 PM
This latest jobs report for the US for November is an interesting little set of statistics. We’re going to hear ... Just like is happening in the rest of the world in fact, every country, yes even China, is losing manufacturing employment.
Solid Job Growth Strengthens Prospect for a Fed Rate Increase
New York Times - 12/2/2016 8:56:41 AM
The government reported on Friday that employers added 178,000 workers in November, a solid gain that clears the way for the Federal Reserve to raise the benchmark interest rate when it meets later this month. The official unemployment rate dropped to its ...
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 ...
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 ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
and the country is highly susceptible to exogenous shocks, according to the World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country did not experience popular uprisings like other North African nations did in 2011 ...
World – OECD unemployment rate remains stable in August
www2.staffingindustry.com - 10/12/2016 11:44:33 AM
The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation) unemployment rate was stable at 6.3% in August 2016, the same as the previous month. Across the OECD area, which includes its 35 member countries, 39.4 million people were unemployed, 9.5 million less than ...
Highest Female Unemployment Rates In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/11/2016 11:56:38 PM
Some of the countries with the highest female unemployment rates in the world are detailed below. Most of the Yemeni women mainly carry out unpaid jobs such as farming, collecting firewood, and herding. The unemployment rate for Yemeni women stands at 39.2 ...
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 ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 4:34:21 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries’ unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed and important ...
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 ...
Greece among the world’s five countries with highest unemployment rates
keeptalkinggreece.com - 12/28/2015 11:53:50 PM
Greece comes second on world’s list with highest unemployment rates. In the sixth year of austerity program, unemployment may have fallen below 25% but it is still high with one in four Greeks being without work. According to Forbes, the debt-ridden ...
World stocks, oil fall ahead of U.S. job data, Italian vote
USA Today - 12/2/2016 4:24:40 AM
leaving the unemployment rate at 4.9 percent, according to FactSet data. That would underscore the strength in the world’s biggest economy and strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. Ultra-low rates have sustained ...
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 11/20/2016 11:58:33 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 ...
Countries With the Highest Unemployment Rates
Yahoo News - 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
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
From 24/7 Wall St., these are the countries with the highest unemployment rates: Unemployment rate (May): 12.2% Credit ... 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.