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
Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August
Lake Wylie Pilot - 9/20/2014 5:30:33 AM
Unemployment rates can rise even when hiring increases if more people start looking for work and don't immediately find jobs. The state figures suggest hiring was broad-based across most regions of the country last month, even as nationwide job gains in ...
Nigeria: Trend of Unemployment in Nigeria
AllAfrica - 9/30/2014 10:19:21 AM
but this figure still did not include about 40 million other Nigerian youths captured in World Bank statistics in 2013. In 1995, Nigeria recorded its lowest ever unemployment rate with just 1.9percent of the country's population are unemployed and this is ...
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 4:18:45 AM
In 2008, the country’s unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent ... 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 ...
Portuguese unemployment rate remains unchanged in August
China - 9/30/2014 6:33:16 PM
the third highest youth unemployment rate in the eurozone. That makes it no surprise that, according to a study published on Monday, 46 percent of Portugal's university students expect to be working in a foreign country by 2020. Thousands of young people ...
U.S. Retains Stable Outlook on Unchanged Unemployment Rates
Economy Watch - 9/21/2014 11:58:54 PM
The ratings agency said American has “unparalleled” financing flexibility driven by the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s most in-demand ... the Bureau of Labor Statistics saw unchanged unemployment in its most recent Regional and State ...
Youth restiveness and unemployment in Nigeria: the way out part 1
Vanguard - 9/28/2014 11:36:17 PM
In the last decade and more, there has been a proliferation of cases all over the country and indeed, the world, of youth agitations which ... to put a permanent end to these problems?” STATISTICS• Unemployment: Unemployment is a hydra-headed monster ...
The World’s Happiest Country Revealed: It’s Not The U.S. But The Answer Will Surprise You
The Inquisitr - 9/18/2014 3:48:32 PM
Before all you eager beavers out there dig any deeper into this article, take a moment and see if you can guess what the world’s happiest country ... “Panama’s strong and growing economy, an unemployment rate of 4.5 percent in 2013, and national ...
These maps show where the oldest and youngest people live across the world
Salon - 9/30/2014 10:55:08 AM
Some believe that this “youth bulge” helps fuel social unrest — particularly when combined with high levels of youth unemployment ... tied for the world’s oldest countries, with median ages of 46.1. Germany’s declining birth rate might mean ...
Brazil set to release long-overdue jobless rate just as election race heats up
Reuters - 9/24/2014 11:55:21 PM
Brazil’s unemployment rate has been a mystery for months: a strike in the country’s statistics agency ... the outlook of a gradual but steady deterioration of one of the world’s strongest labor markets just a few years ago. Although the job market ...
FactCheck: is our unemployment rate low by world standards?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/8/2013 7:33:19 PM
“Australia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the developed world.” - Finance minister Penny Wong ... Sinodinos' source is the June edition of The Economist magazine, which lists 42 countries' unemployment rates. It includes a mix of developed ...
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 Europe By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/29/2012 8:55:12 AM
Which European countries have the highest unemployment rates? Data from the CIA’s World Factbook paints a grim picture. Check out Europe’s top-ten most unemployed countries below: List of countries by unemployment rate - Wikipedia, the free
Unemployment in Europe: get the figures for every country
theguardian.com - 10/31/2012 12:33:58 PM
Compared with November 2011, unemployment has risen by 2.012m. Despite the latest release displaying the November 2012 seasonally adjusted rates for most EU countries, there are still some gaps. The latest recorded figures for Greece are from September 2012.
Japan’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.5% in August
marketpulse.com - 9/30/2014 3:12:50 PM
Japan’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in August from 3.8 percent ... Separate data released by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare showed the country’s job availability was flat from July. The ratio of employment offers to seekers ...