The list of countries with the highest unemployment in the world
• The list of countries with the highest unemployment in the world
The unemployment rate above 10 percent is considered to be very high and, as a rule, causes experts fear that if such figures are already starting to worry about the state of the economy. However, on our planet there are countries where the unemployment rate reaches 90 percent. This means that there are people virtually no chance of finding a job and earn a living.
See our top 10 countries with the highest unemployment in the world, compiled on the basis of data collected by the US Central Intelligence Agency. And, although the figures are different methodology for the calculation and the timeline, the situation with the availability of jobs in some regions of the world is really shocking.
On the 10th place among countries with the highest unemployment is Kenya. The unemployment rate in the African country is 40 per cent (2008 data). This is typical agrarian country where 76 percent of the working population of 42 million people (as of 2012) are employed in the agricultural sector. In the photo: the market in Mombasa, Kenya.
9 th place in the ranking of Haiti - the country located in Central America, the official unemployment rate is 40, 6 per cent for 2010 data. Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world, 80 per cent of its population lives in extreme poverty. More than two thirds of the working population engaged in agriculture, mainly on their own land.
The only European country which has got into the list of countries with the highest unemployment in the world - Bosnia and Herzegovina. The country, with unemployment at 44, 3 per cent (2013), is located on the 8 th place in the rankings. Economic problems of Bosnia and Herzegovina are due to several factors, among which ethnic conflict and poor infrastructure are the most important.
The seventh place in the list of countries with the highest levels of unemployment Nepal ranked. Unemployment in 2008 was 46 per cent there. Nepal's GDP is heavily dependent on agriculture, which accounts for about 75 percent of the country's income. The advantage of Nepal is a beautiful nature, especially the Himalayas, which attract tourists to the country. Recent events - a powerful earthquake, which resulted in significant damage, are unlikely to help in the near future to reduce the level of unemployment in the country. Photo: Seller of cotton candy in Kathmandu.
The sixth place in the ranking African country of Senegal, where was unemployed (48 percent), according to data for 2007, almost half the population. Those who have a job, for the most part (70 per cent) are employed in agriculture: sugar cane, cotton, rice, peanuts. The standard of living of people in Senegal are mainly dependent on weather conditions.
The fifth place: the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which reached 53 percent in 2012. The rate of unemployment. The situation in this country is really surprising, because it is one of those countries, which are particularly rich in natural resources. The reason for the decline of once booming mining industry have become civil wars, which also led to population reduction of nearly 5 million people. Photo: Worker gold mine with a 22-pound bars of gold, which is worth about 800 thousand dollars.
The fourth place in the ranking is a former Soviet republic - Turkmenistan. In 60 percent of the population according to data for 2004, there is no work. The population is mainly engaged in agriculture: growing cotton, corn, potatoes, bred horses and sheep. The most recognizable export product of Turkmenistan are colorful woven carpets.
third place in the ranking: Burkina Faso. This is a developing country, 77 percent of which are unemployed. The population of this country is very poor, mainly because of high fertility in the low fertility of the land at the same time. Agriculture accounts for about 30 percent of GDP, while industry in Burkina Faso is very poorly developed. In search of work residents are emigrating, mainly in Ivory Coast and Ghana.
2 nd place: Liberia - the oldest republic in Africa, founded in 1821. In this country, which is currently covered by an epidemic of Ebola, according to data for 2004, 90 per cent were unemployed. And this despite the fact that there is recorded the largest fleet in the world. It's about registration under the flag of the vessel, not unrelated to the shipowner. This is done to protect their ship for any economic reasons or because of armed conflict. And Liberia is a country of "cheap flag". In the photo: the market in Monrovia (22/02/2014). The undisputed world leader in unemployment is Zimbabwe, where 95 percent of the population are unemployed. Zimbabwe - it is one of the poorest countries in the world, per capita GDP in 2009 was only $ 355. The country is struggling with a crisis that is due to errors in economic policy lasts from the beginning of the 90s. In addition, the weak economy crippled severe droughts. The country is still struggling with hyperinflation, the value of which can cause a shock in 2008 - 231,150,888, 87% (source: Wikipedia). Yes, yes, that's 231 millionth annual inflation.