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
Eurostat: İstanbul unemployment among country's highest
Today's Zaman - 5/24/2013 2:35:55 PM
The country's labor intensive agricultural industry traditionally ... Şirnak and Siirt averaged 28.7 percent youth unemployment in 2012. Eurostat set the national unemployment rate in 2012 at 8.1 percent, down from 8.8 percent seen in the same period ...
Immigrant unemployment rate same as American-born workers
economy.money.cnn.com - 5/24/2013 11:36:58 AM
The unemployment rate of immigrants fell to 8.1% in 2012, the same as the jobless level for people born in America. This marks the first time in several years that immigrants have not had a higher jobless rate. As Congress debates immigration ...
Soaring youth unemployment
DAWN Group - 5/20/2013 3:13:28 AM
Other countries that have received ‘bailouts’ face a similar ... The agency says it expects the youth unemployment rate worldwide to hit 12.8 per cent by 2018, up from the current rate of 12.4 per cent. The ILO report noted that “youth unemployment ...
Long-term unemployment ruins lives, cities, and countries
examiner.com - 5/21/2013 7:11:30 PM
Countries, and more specifically cities, will experience suffering, instability, chaos, and eventually revolution. This is the new world that leaders will confront." Long-term unemployment ruins lives, cities, and countries is the point, the Gallup ...
Stockholm’s unrest stoked by unemployment
Raw Story - 5/24/2013 11:25:38 PM
In one of the world’s most expensive cities ... has earned praise for its handling of the economy, but the country is plagued by one of the highest youth unemployment rates in Europe. Even cleaning jobs are hard to get, Jamil noted.
Ongoing Joblessness in North Carolina: Unemployment rate for African Americans fourth in nation, more than double the state’s white rate
I4U NEWS - 5/23/2013 4:35:49 AM
Douthat, noting [NYT] that violent crimes are on the decline while suicides are up, blames increased isolation: As the University of Virginia sociologist Brad Wilcox pointed out recently, there’s a strong link b ... (Brendan Smialowski/AFP-Getty ...
Crippling unemployment rate for Wide Bay region
ABC Online - 5/24/2013 11:36:58 AM
The Wide Bay region has one of the worst unemployment rates in the ... 65 hectares on the bank of the Mary river that will allow us to work in partnership with a private developer so that we've got the capacity to do maintenance and training for boats ...
Michigan's black unemployment rate much higher than white rate, but why?
MLive.com - 5/23/2013 4:10:10 PM
LANSING, MI -- Nearly one in five black ... have higher unemployment than their white peers. Economist Walter Williams wrote in a column on black unemployment last month that argues minimum wage and child labor laws make it difficult to hire young people ...
Black Unemployment Is Still Shamefully High
Atlantic Online - 5/22/2013 5:51:34 PM
This year, Washington's political class hasn't merely given up on trying to fix U.S. unemployment; it's given up on even discussing the subject. This is shameful, and not simply because the jobless rate is still two or so percentage points higher ...
Unemployment improves in nearly all counties
I4U NEWS - 5/23/2013 4:07:11 AM
Unemployment rates improved in nearly all 72 Wisconsin counties last month. The state Department of Workforce Development said Wednesday that unemployment got worse in April in Calumet, Menominee and Price counties, and stayed the same in Iron ..
Black jobless rate often twice overall rate; National Urban League seeks to address it
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 5/21/2013 12:27:39 AM
The organization said the $100 million includes public and private money ... who had been involved in the juvenile justice system or convicted as adults; the Entrepreneurship Center, where the Cleveland chapter provides training and business management ...
Greece Youth Unemployment Rate At 75% In Certain Areas
Value Walk - 5/22/2013 9:33:29 PM
The unemployment rate of young people in some parts of Greece is almost 75 percent, which is significantly higher than the unemployment level of other states in Southern and Northern Europe, based on data released by Eurostat on Wednesday. According to ...
Mexico's Unemployment Rate Rises in April From Year Earlier
NASDAQ - 5/24/2013 1:52:58 PM
MEXICO CITY--Unemployment in Mexico rose in April from the year-earlier ... affected by slowing export demand and by lower government spending at the start of the new administration.
ECLAC - Economic Commission for Latin America and : ECLAC and ILO Predict that Regional Unemployment Could Fall to 6.2% in 2013
4-traders - 5/21/2013 5:31:17 PM
In the new issue of the joint publication The employment situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, the two institutions indicate that the 3.5% economic growth expected ... problems - particularly in developing countries. The organizations therefore ...
The Downside of Falling Unemployment
beta.fool.com - 5/23/2013 6:40:29 PM
In this situation, families are forced cut back. Right now the world economy is growing, and people are spending more. The falling unemployment rate has caused a number of low-cost companies to suffer. McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) is the staple of the ...