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
Unemployment rate dips, 173,000 jobs added in August
Big Country Homepage - 9/4/2015 3:33:08 PM
First the good: the U.S. unemployment ... rate hike in almost a decade and would signal that the central bank is confident in the health of U.S. economy. A rate hike will matter to millions of Americans on a range of topics, and it will be a major event ...
Himalayan Times - 9/4/2015 6:53:34 PM
The overall unemployment rate fell to 5.1 per cent from 5.3 per cent in July, hitting the lowest level since April 2008 as the country plunged into recession ... of the Federal Reserve’s next rate hike. World indices have seen wild swings on growing ...
US unemployment falls to 5.1%, lowest since April 2008
Channel News Asia - 9/4/2015 6:10:37 PM
WASHINGTON: The US unemployment rate fell to 5.1 per cent ... are often distorted by seasonal factors," he said. The jobless rate was at the lowest level since April 2008, when the country was plunging into recession. The sharp one-month fall from 5.3 ...
India-UK pledge to cut youth unemployment at G20 meet
Economic Times - 9/4/2015 12:34:10 PM
ANKARA: India and the UK have partnered with 18 other G20 member countries to tackle youth unemployment across the world by sharing best practice ... With record employment rates and our success of boosting the skills of our workforce, we can help build ...
G20 nations weighed down by weak economic growth and lack of decent jobs – UN backed report
UN News Centre - 9/3/2015 11:55:24 PM
a United Nations-backed inter-agency report has warned that growth among the economies of those countries has slowed considerably over the last three years and unemployment rates remain unacceptably high. The report G20 Labour Markets 2015: Strengthening ...
TIME Magazine Story on Unemployment Rate Is an Insult to Our Intelligence
The Rush Limbaugh Show - 9/4/2015 8:55:15 PM
RUSH: The unemployment numbers are ... How in the world can anybody, with economic expertise -- and I doubt... You know, how many people really know what the labor force participation rate is anyway? But here we have TIME Magazine. I mean, supposedly ...
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. Many countries in the Eurozone ... China and South Africa), India has the second highest unemployment rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri ...
Nation & world briefs: Arson was cause of Planned Parenthood fire in Washington
Your Houston News - 9/4/2015 8:37:57 AM
The fire follows a recent wave of protests at Planned Parenthood clinics across the country. On Aug. 22 ... the unambiguous signal many on Wall Street were hoping for. The unemployment rate fell from 5.3 percent in July to its lowest point since 2008 ...
Eurozone Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2012
Realtime Business News - 9/1/2015 9:02:59 AM
The EU28 unemployment rate also fell in July, down to 9.5 percent from 9.6 percent in June. It was the lowest rate since June 2011, Eurostat said. The overall positive data for euro area mask divergence between member countries. In Germany, the ...
Canada Illustrates Plight of Rich but Resource-Dependent Countries
Wall Street Journal - 9/2/2015 3:03:53 AM
For a small group of the world ... statistics to improve during the second half of 2015. But it has already lowered its growth forecast for the year to 1.1%, down from a previous forecast of 1.9%. As the economies of the U.S. and many other wealthy ...
German unemployment rate ticks up in August
Tulsa World - 9/1/2015 3:33:42 AM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate crept up to 6.4 percent in August, but the Federal Labor Agency says the job market in Europe's largest economy remains robust. The agency reported Tuesday that 23,000 more people were jobless in August over July ...
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%.
Christie Blatchford: Alan Kurdi’s story should galvanize the world — but Harper can’t be blamed for this tragedy
The Windsor Star - 9/4/2015 1:28:27 AM
It is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. And refugee policy ... Statistics Canada says Windsor’s unemployment rate was nine per cent last month, making us the region with the highest jobless rate in the country. By comparison, London’s ...
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 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 ...