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
Nigeria: 'Focus On Skills Acquisition to Reduce Unemployment'
AllAfrica - 10/8/2015 8:54:54 AM
To drive down the country's rising youth unemployment figures, Pearson, the world's largest education company ... The International Labour Organisation (ILO) puts the rate of Nigeria's unemployed between the ages of 15 and 24 at around 13 per cent ...
Brazil Unemployment Rate Soars As Workers Brace For Tighter Economic Squeeze
International Business Times - 10/5/2015 2:27:44 PM
Anxiety has spread quickly in Brazil this year as the unemployment rate ... pretty well off compared to the rest of the country,” he said. Troubles for the Brazilian economy, the seventh-largest in the world, already were brewing in recent years as ...
Global Poverty Rate Likely to Fall Below 10 Percent for the First Time: World Bank
News Week - 10/5/2015 2:27:44 PM
Extreme poverty has long been defined as living on or below $1.25 a day, but the World Bank's adjustment now sets the poverty line at $1.90 a day. The Bank said the change reflects new data on differences in the cost of living across countries, while ...
Focus on skills acquisition to reduce unemployment’
The Guardian - Nigeria - 10/7/2015 11:19:15 AM
To drive down the country’s rising youth unemployment figures, Pearson, the world’s largest education company ... The International Labour Organisation (ILO) puts the rate of Nigeria’s unemployed between the ages of 15 and 24 at around 13 per ...
Global poverty rate to fall below 10% in 2015: World Bank
Firstpost - 10/5/2015 8:01:11 AM
The continued major reductions in poverty were due to strong growth rates in developing countries in recent years and investments in people's education, health and social safety nets, said Jim Yong Kim, president of World Bank Group. In order to further ...
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 ...
Fewer People Than Ever Live in Poverty — But the World’s Poorest People Are Still Screwed
Vice News - 10/7/2015 11:04:56 AM
As Schellekens explained, GDP growth in the developing world has translated reasonably well to income growth in these countries. Specifically, Asia saw its poverty rates drop about ... high youth unemployment, and the growing impact of climate change ...
World Bank: Extreme poverty 'to fall below 10%'
BBC - 10/6/2015 10:51:48 AM
The World Bank says the downward trend is due to strong growth rates in developing countries and investments in education ... conflicts, high youth unemployment, and the growing impact of climate change". And the bank warned that poverty is "becoming ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
10 per cent global poverty level excites World Bank
The Nation - 10/5/2015 11:53:14 PM
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that the continued major reductions in poverty were due to strong growth rates in developing countries in recent years ... high youth unemployment, and the growing impact of climate change.
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: Italy’s unemployment rate was set ... 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.
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
The Guardian - 1/20/2015 10:51:09 AM
Global unemployment is forecast to reach ... 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 ...
Youths advised not to be too choosy about jobs
Astro Awani - 10/8/2015 1:16:46 AM
On Tuesday, Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot said the government was working hard to bring down the unemployment rate among youths in the country by helping them ... have just entered the employment world after being unemployed more than ...