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
SA’s unemployment rate dips slightly in Q2
nanonews.org - 7/28/2016 6:01:00 PM
Data from South Africa’s statistics office indicates that unemployment rate in the country slightly declined to 26.6% in ... s goal of reducing the jobless rate to 6 percent by 2030, the World Bank said in February. “While Manufacturing created 67 ...
Japan's June jobless rate touches 21-year low
China - 7/29/2016 3:40:50 AM
Japan's unemployment rate went down to 3.1 percent in June, recording the lowest level in almost 21 years, statistics released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showed on Friday. The country's unemployment rate in June posted the ...
Summer jobs help bring Spain's jobless rate down to 20 pct
Traverse City Record-Eagle - 7/28/2016 7:09:36 AM
MADRID (AP) — Spain's unemployment ... Spain's unemployment rate remains the second-highest in the European Union after Greece. Unemployment soared after the 2008 global financial crisis but the economy started growing solidly in 2014. The country ...
Franklin County unemployment rate ticks down
The Malone Telegram - 7/27/2016 11:57:07 AM
The rate, which is not seasonally adjusted, is the lowest reported since August 2007 –– three months before the collapse of the housing market plunged the world economy ... by the state as the north country also saw their unemployment rates drop ...
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 ...
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 ...
WorldStage Economic Summit to Address Unemployment Challenges
This Day Live - 7/26/2016 11:11:11 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% ...
South Africa’s Jobless Rate Falls as Fewer People Seek Work
Bloomberg - 7/28/2016 11:05:50 AM
The nation has struggled to boost employment since 2009 and has the highest jobless rate of more than 60 countries tracked by Bloomberg. “The economy is just not growing fast enough to create enough jobs to lower the unemployment rate,” Kevin Lings ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Five Highest Unemployment Rates In The World
Forbes - 12/28/2015 10:35:05 PM
According to one source, crime is also a significant issue in the country. Greece’s economic problems are no secret. Its unemployment rate was relatively tame until late 2008 when it began to rise. Greece’s lowest unemployment rate since 1998 was 7.30%.
Unemployment in Arab Countries highest in the world
moroccoworldnews.com - 8/17/2015 11:58:15 AM
According to the report, which collected figures from the International Labor Organization (ILOT), the rate of unemployment in young people in the Arab countries is the highest in the world, representing more than double the global rate of unemployment ...