unemployment rate

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Noun1.unemployment rate - the percentage of the work force that is unemployed at any given date
pct, per centum, percent, percentage - a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
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Thankfully, there are other official unemployment rates that cover those people.
Nine of Iran's 31 provinces are now enjoying single-digit unemployment rates, but Tehran is not one of them.
As for individual regions, all eight Slovak regions recorded reductions in their unemployment rates in November, with the Banska Bystrica Region seeing the most significant drop.
Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced that unemployment rates decreased last month in all 95 counties and significantly dropped in many rural counties, which often have the highest unemployment rates in the state.
The official unemployment rate series for China is implausible and is an outlier in the distribution of unemployment rates across countries ranked by their stage of development," write researchers Shuaizhang Feng, Yingyao Hu, and Robert Moffitt.
At the EU level, the lowest unemployment rates in January were recorded in Germany and Austria, while Greece and Spain had the highest.
If the trend from the previous two years continues, we might expect relatively stable unemployment rates until October, when the unemployment rate went up in 2012 and 2011.
While architecture grads have it exceptionally bad, unemployment rates for recent grads in pretty much every major are quite high.
Among the Member States, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (4.
Months Between the Start of a Recovery and Two Successive Declines in the Unemployment Rate Months After Recovery's Start and Two Successive Declines Date of Start of Recovery in Unemployment Rate October 1949 4 May 1954 6 April 1958 5 February 1961 9 November 1970 11 March 1975 4 July 1980 2 November 1982 5 March 1991 17 November 2001 21 June 2009 12 Source: Calculated by CRS based on business cycle troughs from the National Bureau of Economic Research and unemployment rates from the U.
The unemployment problem among the youth and people with high academic degree also alleviated in November, as the unemployment rates among people ages 25-44 and those with college or higher education both dropped in November.
As the 1970s were coming to an end, unemployment rates in the United States were substantially above those in a sample of OECD countries--Australia, Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom (which I will refer to as the OECD12).

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