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
High unemployment rate, bane of Nigeria’s economic growth — World Bank
Vanguard - 7/20/2015 11:37:11 PM
LOKOJA—The World Bank has attributed Nigeria’s stunt economic growth to the high rate of unemployment that has bedevilled the country. World Bank Team Task Leader for Youth Employment and Social Support Operation, YESSO, Mr. Foluso Ogunmadewa stated ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:00:45 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 ...
Sri Lanka Overall Unemployment Rate 4.7%, But Much Higher For Women
Eurasia Review - 7/15/2015 10:02:54 PM
Youth and female unemployment contribute more to the overall unemployment of the country. The highest un-employment rate is reported from the G.C.E ... and Afro-Asia areas containing over 70% of the world’s population, analysis and news continues ...
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 ...
Bosnian government adopts reforms plan that brings the country closer to EU membership
FOX News - 7/28/2015 1:55:02 PM
Bosnia's government adopted the reform plan on Monday. The plan addresses socio-economic issues and aims to decrease the 40 percent unemployment rate in the country. Bosnia is far behind its neighbors on the path toward EU membership but the reforms ...
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%.
The countries with the highest unemployment
Market Watch - 7/3/2013 5:56:02 AM
Bulgaria is an exception. 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. In 2009, the Eastern European nation had the 10th-lowest unemployment rate of the countries measured at ...
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 Brazil rises for 6th straight month
India TV - 7/24/2015 1:56:47 AM
Sao Paulo: Brazil's unemployment ... and Statistics (IBGE) reported on Thursday. Joblessness was up 0.2 percent from May and by 2.1 percent compared with June 2014, the IBGE said. The monthly figure reflects employment conditions in the country's six ...
West Virginia unemployment up again, highest in US in June
7 WTRF-TV - 7/22/2015 2:13:29 AM
(AP) - West Virginia's unemployment rate has risen ... of the largest Italian festivals in the country and honor some of the men and women that also help make it one of the best. Local Dance Studio Competes at World Dance Championship for Second Year ...
The Fed and cheap oil will continue to support world growth
Forex Street - 7/21/2015 8:26:54 AM
Although the Federal Reserve (Fed) made it clear at its June meeting that it will start to raise interest rates very soon ... This will provide a significant boost for world growth, especially for the emerging countries with a relatively unbalanced ...
Global unemployment forecast to hit 212m – country by country breakdown
theguardian.com - 1/21/2015 9:09:45 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 ...
Big four country boom could add $25 trillion to world economy
Australian Financial Review - 7/28/2015 4:00:54 AM
An unusual confluence of events in the world's new effective Big Four economies could ... He says Japan has a stable government and a determined central bank, unemployment is dropping surprisingly quickly in the US, China's president Xi Jinping ...
Detroit unemployment remains more than twice level of state, nation
Michigan Chronicle - 7/28/2015 9:47:29 PM
Last week, Bloomberg News came out with a widely-circulated upbeat story trumpeting how the level of unemployment throughout the country continues to decline at a noticeable rate, thanks largely ... be re-introduced to the world, those pesky facts and ...
Sona promises: Has Aquino cut poverty incidence by half?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 7/25/2015 8:43:38 AM
The World Bank economist also noted that the robust economic growth being enjoyed by the country is now more and more reflected in the number of jobs being created, noting how the unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent in October last year, the lowest in ...