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High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Unemployment rate

DEFINITION: This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Spain 25.1% 2012
2 Greece 24.3% 2012
3 Portugal 15.7% 2012
4 Ireland 14.7% 2012
5 Slovakia 13.6% 2012
6 Poland 12.8% 2012
7 Slovenia 12% 2012
8 Italy 10.7% 2012
9 Estonia 10.2% 2012
10 France 9.8% 2012
11 United States 8.1% 2012
=12 Sweden 8% 2012
=12 United Kingdom 8% 2012
14 Finland 7.8% 2012
15 Belgium 7.6% 2012
16 Canada 7.3% 2012
=17 Israel 6.9% 2012
=17 New Zealand 6.9% 2012
19 Czech Republic 6.8% 2012
20 Chile 6.3% 2012
21 Luxembourg 6.1% 2012
22 Denmark 6% 2012
23 Iceland 5.8% 2012
24 Germany 5.5% 2012
25 Netherlands 5.3% 2012
26 Australia 5.2% 2012
27 Japan 4.4% 2012
=28 South Korea 3.2% 2012
=28 Norway 3.2% 2012
=30 Austria 2.9% 2012
=30 Switzerland 2.9% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Unemployment rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Unemployment-rate

High income OECD countries Compared by Economy > Unemployment rate

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Interesting observations about Economy > Unemployment rate

  • Spain ranked first for unemployment rate amongst European Union in 2012.
  • Kosovo ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Europe in 2011.
  • South Africa ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • Nepal ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Cold countries in 2008.
  • France ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Non-religious countries in 2012.
  • Greece ranked second for unemployment rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2012.
  • Haiti ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Catholic countries in 2010.
  • Italy ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2012.
  • Germany ranked third last for unemployment rate amongst Eurozone in 2012.
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