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
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 ...
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 ...
World poverty to drop below 10% for first time
France 24 - 10/5/2015 8:18:29 PM
Kim put the reductions in poverty down to strong growth rates in developing countries and investment ... conflicts, high youth unemployment, and the growing impact of climate change”. The World Bank’s report said three regions – East Asia and Pacific ...
World's extreme poverty population to now account for less than 10%, says World Bank
Firstpost - 10/5/2015 11:07:18 AM
Extreme poverty has long been defined as living on or below $1.25 a day, but the World ... unemployment and the impact of climate change were obstacles to meeting a UN target to end poverty by 2030, part of a new set of development goals adopted by 193 ...
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 ...
World Bank Forecasts Global Poverty to Fall Below 10% for First Time; Major Hurdles Remain in Goal to End Poverty by 2030
The World Bank - 10/3/2015 11:55:37 PM
Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President, 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.
India among countries with highest unemployment rate
Rediff India Abroad - 9/17/2013 9:48:02 AM
Let’s look at 25 countries with highest unemployment rates ... and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, according to Wikipedia. Turkey’s unemployment rate, however, has remained around 10 per cent in recent times. Image: A seagull ...
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
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 - 6/24/2015 8:23:07 AM
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The world economy remains adrift in choppy waters
Financial Times - 10/5/2015 5:41:00 PM
The world economy is beset by a dangerous combination of divergent ... Despite healthy employment growth and a falling unemployment rate, wage pressures remain muted. Inflation has stayed low, aided by a strong dollar and weak energy prices, and the ...
Education key to curbing Nigeria’s youth unemployment’
Businessday - 10/5/2015 11:17:27 PM
A call has gone out for a greater focus on skills acquisition in Nigerian schools to reduce the country’s burgeoning youth unemployment figures. Industry watchers observe that figures from the International Labour Organisation puts the rate of Nigeria ...