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
No Overstatement: Structural Unemployment Is the Biggest Economic Threat
realmoney.thestreet.com - 12/3/2016 4:55:06 PM
The overstatement of job creation and understatement of unemployment in Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly reports is a topic ... crisis that's never occurred before -- as will every other country. The first thing needed is awareness and public ...
US Job Report - 178,000 More Jobs, Unemployment Falls To 4.6% But Manufacturing Loses 4,000
Forbes - 12/2/2016 4:49:08 PM
This latest jobs report for the US for November is an interesting little set of statistics. We’re going to hear ... Just like is happening in the rest of the world in fact, every country, yes even China, is losing manufacturing employment.
Countries With the Most Generous Welfare Programs
Yahoo Finance - 11/30/2016 11:07:54 AM
In the first quarter of 2015, Greece’s unemployment rate exceeded 25% ... Sweden’s total public spending is among the highest in the world relative to the size of the country’s economy. Social spending includes programs devoted to the welfare ...
Eurozone unemployment rate edges down further
Associated Press - 12/1/2016 11:13:53 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone edged down further in October, to 9.8 percent from 9.9 percent the previous month. Statistics agency Eurostat said Thursday that the number of people out of work fell by 178,000 over the month.
Real World Economics: Minnesota’s labor shortage cuts both ways
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 12/3/2016 4:33:38 PM
Minnesota’s “official” unemployment rate ... people they desire at a wage rate they want to pay than it was even a year ago. It is much harder in comparison to conditions prevailing over the last nine years. Real World Economics: Trump should tread ...
SD needs to create at least 250 000 jobs - World Bank
observer.org.sz - 12/7/2016 1:05:28 AM
just to ensure the current employment rate remains the same. A study conducted by the World Bank said the country currently suffers from a double digit unemployment rate and government therefore, needs to put in place policies that would create employment ...
Let’s take (un)employment statistics more serious
rwer.wordpress.com - 11/30/2016 12:02:11 AM
rate of unemployment. As one can see most countries knew rising participation rates, despite the Great Financial Crisis and (after 2010) despite pro-cyclical fiscal and, for a time, monetary policies. Most, but not all. Especially countries which were and ...
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 ... rate after South Africa. Countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Sri Lanka have a lower unemployment rate compared to India. Let’s look at 25 countries with highest ...
The country that closed all their McDonald’s, Starbucks and other foreign restaurants
stocknewsusa.com - 11/29/2016 4:02:35 PM
the unemployment rate is almost nonexistent and the public debt registered astonishing numbers. Today, 90% of the homes in Iceland are heated with geothermal water. In addition, Iceland is the third happiest country in the world, according to the latest UN ...
Youth Unemployment Has Damaging Health Effects
Call UP - 12/6/2016 5:55:58 PM
But new analysis reveals just how bad it can be for unemployed youth in high-income countries. The Gallup-Healthways ... a peer group lessens the health effects of unemployment. In Spain, youth unemployment rates reached more than 50% two years ago ...
Unemployment Rates by Country
Investopedia - 6/23/2015 2:29:23 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 ...
The 15 Highest Unemployment Rates in the World
The Atlantic - 11/29/2016 11:55:02 PM
The effect is multiplied when 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 younger ...
47 countries where young people are living in an unemployment crisis
The Business Insider - 12/3/2015 11:44:42 AM
and the country is highly susceptible to exogenous shocks, according to the World Bank. Notably, even though Mauritania has a high youth-unemployment rate, the country did not experience popular uprisings like other North African nations did in 2011 ...
Top 6 Countries With The Highest Rate Of Crimes And Corruptions (2 African countries among)
howafrica.com - 12/1/2016 3:10:06 PM
It is not only into some specific countries but it is at every place, in every nation either on a minor number or at high rate. in 2014 USA tops the list ... crop to export to the consumers all over the world. Militancy/ Talbanization & corruption are ...
Highest Female Unemployment Rates In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/11/2016 11:56:38 PM
Some of the countries with the highest female unemployment rates in the world are detailed below. Most of the Yemeni women mainly carry out unpaid jobs such as farming, collecting firewood, and herding. The unemployment rate for Yemeni women stands at 39.2 ...